Week 7 Notes - GC 440
Week 7 Notes - GC 440 GC440
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Allie S on Sunday October 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GC440 at Clemson University taught by Dr. Weisenmiller in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 34 views. For similar materials see Commercial Printing in Graphic Communications at Clemson University.
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Date Created: 10/11/15
Press Basics 0 Number on press indicates format 0 74 cm 0 Heidleberg speedmaster SM74 Sheetfed offset is the HIGHEST quality available 0 As opposed to webfed more publication type printing 3 print conditions 1 GRACoL 2 SWOP 3 3 SWOP 5 specification for web offset press Test 0 spread arrangement is called a SIGNATURE folding is inline but to finish you must go offline Basics of Litho The term quotlithographyquot comes from two Greek words lithos meaning quotstonequot and graphien meaningquotto write Image Carrier a design is drawn with greasy crayon or ink on a flat limestone slab to which the crayon adheres Dampening the stone is then moistened with water which is absorbed by the parts of the stone not covered by grease Inking using a roller greasy ink is applied to the stone the ink adheres only to the drawing and is repelled by the wet parts of the stone Impression a print is made by pressing paper against the inked stone drawing Drying the paper and ink are allowed to dry PLANOGROPHY 300000 impressions is a good rating for a offset litho lpate 13 of total print market about 20 in 3 years Offset is the dominant