Powder papers terminology

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Collating Marks Mostly in the book arena, specific marks on the back of signatures indicating exact position in the collating stage. The difference happens in the papermaking process.

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It can be folded to show how the finished printed product will look. Beater Sized Process of adding sizing material to the pulp in the beater. Bursting Strength The point to which paper can withstand pressure without rupturing. Chalking Improper drying of ink. Bleed 1 In printing, printed image that runs off the edges of a page.

Offset printing glossary pdf

Cross Direction The opposite direction of the grain of the paper. Requires an extra run through the press on a four color press adding to the cost. Chip Board An inexpensive thick one-ply cardboard, typically made from recycled paper stock. Also called shrink and skinny. Brightness A technical measurement of the light reflected back from a paper. The differences are eliminated when papers are gloss or matte coated. Base Stock Manufactured paper that will be further processed as laminated, Duplex Cover, Bristol Cover, or off machine embossed papers. Calender To make the surface of paper smooth by pressing it between rollers during manufacturing. Cotton Content Paper Papers utilizing cotton linters. Blueprint In printing, a type of photoprint used as a proof.

Also referred to as a localized watermark. Grain Paper fibers lie in a similar direction in a sheet of paper. Crop marks Small printed lines around the edges of a printed piece indicating where it is to be cut out of the sheet.

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Fifth Color An ink color added to a printed piece in addition to the standard cyan, magenta, yellow and black used in 4 color process printing.

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Powder Coating Glossary of Terms & Definitions