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Heidelberg 102 Online System (2003)
Heidelberg 102 Online System (2003)
Category: Computer-to-Plate

Price [EUR]: your offer please
Perfecta 132 UC (2000)
Perfecta 132 UC (2000)
Category: Cutting

Price [EUR]: your offer please
Bobst Farma 36 (1978)
Bobst Farma 36 (1978)
Category: Foldingbox - gluing

Price [EUR]: your offer please
Heidelberg GTO 52 (1996)
Heidelberg GTO 52 (1996)
Category: 1 Color

Price [EUR]: please call

English glossary of printing

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Art paper

a smooth coated paper obtained by adding a coating of china clay compound on one or both sides of the paper.

Artboard

Alternate term for mechanical art.

Ascender

any part of a lower case letter extending above the x- height. For example, the upper half of the vertical in the letters b or h.

Authors corrections

Also know as "AC's". changes made to the copy by the author after typesetting but not including those made as a result of errors in keying in the copy.

Backing up

to print the second side of printed sheet.

Backslant

letters that slant the opposite way from italic characters.

Balloon

a circle or bubble enclosing copy in an illustration. Used in cartoons.

Banding

Method of packaging printed pieces of paper using rubber or paper bands.

Bank

a lightweight writing paper.

Banner

a large headline or title extending across the full page width.

Base artwork

artwork requiring additional components such as halftones or line drawings to be added before the reproduction stage.

Baseline

the line on which the bases of capital letters sit.

Basis weight

Weight in pounds of a ream of paper cut to the basic size for its grade.

Bed

the base on which the Forme is held when printing by Letterpress.

Bind

To fasten sheets or signatures with wire, thread, glue. or by other means.

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