contact printer


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contact printer

[′kän‚takt ‚print·ər]
(graphic arts)
A device which provides a light source and a means for holding the negative and the sensitive material in contact during exposure.
A specialized device for exposing diapositive plates at the same scale as that of the negative.
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At a newly acquired facility in Hollywood, the archive performs meticulous physical repair, image cleansing, color restoration and printing work with a variety of photochemical processing machines, massive contact printers and an antique-looking but highly versatile optical printer.
When you do contact printers about their specialties, ask for samples of their work and references, and find out whether the printer you contact will do the work in-house or send it to a third party.
The systems, which will replace the customer's existing contact printers, are slated for delivery in the first and fourth quarters of 2000 and will be used to produce power integrated circuits (ICs) and other application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) devices.