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presswork

[′pres‚wərk]
(engineering)
The entire range of bending and drawing operations in the cold forming of sheet metal products.
(graphic arts)
In printing, the actual operation of putting ink on paper; this activity is preceded by composition and perhaps platemaking, and is followed by binding.
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Staccato and Staccato CX screening enable high-fidelity, consistent presswork that exhibits fine detail without halftone rosettes, moire, grey-level limitations, or abrupt jumps in tone, according to Kodak.
Reading Mrs O Wells' letter recently reminded me of the Scrivens family and surely Fred Bannister must have been the same Fred who worked at Forgings & Presswork, Birch Road, Witton.
The volume includes trouble-shooting guidance for problems with plates and presswork.
Other added entries focus on the mechanics of hand- and machine-press printing, recognizing that as publishing becomes increasingly digital, the understanding of presswork is likely to be unfamiliar to the new bibliophile.
With a FDA compliant composition, the OAK DRAW 503 promotes optimum presswork efficiency with minimal maintenance requirements.
Unlike conventional halftone presswork, Staccato printing enables virtually continuous tone print reproduction, according to Gordon Prichard, print solutions senior with Creo, the developer of the process.
Fineblanking achieves accuracies and surface quality rarely associated with presswork, redrawing the level of detail presswork can achieve.
Brown emphatically stresses that to be successful a fine print must involve not only exacting presswork but a touch of artistic alchemy; as the examples illustrated here prove, at Crown Point both have been in remarkably good supply.
A printer's shop, however -- which required good lighting for the setting of type and presswork -- might have been located on the top floor of the dwelling.
Students will get hands-on experience in desktop publishing (Macintosh), camera, stripping, platemaking, presswork and bindery.
printing operation, which handles presswork for USA Today, the New York Times, the Washington Business Journal and other titles.