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

Price [EUR]: your offer please
MBO K65/4 KL (1971)
MBO K65/4 KL (1971)
Category: Folders

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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Term Definition
Washup

Removing printing ink from a press, washing the rollers and blanket. Certain ink colors require multiple washups to avoid ink and chemical contamination.

Waste

A term for planned spoilage.

Watermark

A distinctive design created in paper at the time of manufacture that can be easily seen by holding the paper up to a light. showing the name of the paper and/or the company logo.

Web

a continuous roll of printing paper used on web-fed presses.

Web press

The name of a type of presses that print from rolls of paper.

Weight

the degree of boldness or thickness of a letter or font.

Wf

an abbreviation for 'wrong fount'. Used when correcting proofs to indicate where a character is in the wrong typeface.

Widow

a single word left on the last line of a paragraph which falls at the top of a page.

Windows

a software technique that allows a rectangular area of a computer screen to display output from a program. With a number of programs running at one time, several windows can appear on the screen at one time. Information can be cut and pasted from one window to another. The best known version of "windows" is that developed by Microsoft.

Wire

the wire mesh used at the wet end of the paper making process. The wire determines the textures of the paper.

Wire stitching

see saddle or side stitching.

Wire-O binding

A method of wire binding books along the binding edge that will allow the book to lay flat using double loops. See Wire O.

With the grain

Folding or feeding paper into the press or folder parallel to the grain of the paper.

Woodfree paper

made from chemical pulp only with size added. Supplied calendered or supercalendered.

Word break

the division of a word at the end of a line.

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