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Heidelberg 102 SCL (2005)
Heidelberg 102 SCL (2005)
Category: Computer-to-Plate

Price [EUR]: your offer please
Theisen & Bonitz Sprint 303 (1998)
Theisen & Bonitz Sprint 303 (1998)
Category: Collators

Price [EUR]: your offer please
Revicart Faro (2000)
Revicart  Faro (2000)
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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Term Definition
S/S (Same size)

an instruction to reproduce to the same size as the original.

Saddle stitching

a method of binding where the folded pages are stitched through the spine from the outside, using wire staples. Usually limited to 64 pages size.

Sans serif

a typeface that has no serifs (small strokes at the end of main stroke of the character).

Scale

the means within a program to reduce or enlarge the amount of space an image will occupy. Some programs maintain the aspect ratio between width and height whilst scaling, thereby avoiding distortion.

Scaling

a means of calculating the amount of enlargement or reduction necessary to accommodate a photograph within the area of a design.

Scamp

a sketch of a design showing the basic concept.

Scanner

a digitizing device using light sensitivity to translate a picture or typed text into a pattern of dots which can be understood and stored by a computer. To obtain acceptable quality when scanning photographs, at least 64 grey scales are required.

Score

A crease put on paper to help it fold better.

Scraperboard

a board prepared with black indian ink over a china clay surface. Drawings are produced by scraping away the ink to expose the china clay surface.

Screen angles

Frequently a desktop publishers nightmare. The angles at which halftone, duo tones, tri tones, and color separation printing films are placed to make them look right.

Screen Font

The part of a postscript font that defines how to draw the font cleanly (not bitmapped) on the monitor.

Section

a printed sheet folded to make a multiple of pages.

Section mark ( )

a character used at the beginning of a new section. Also used as a footnote symbol.

Security paper

paper incorporating special features (dyes, watermarks etc) for use on cheques.

Self-cover

Using the same paper as the text for the cover.

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