waterless offset lithography

waterless offset lithography

[¦wȯd·ər‚les ‚ȯf‚set li′thäg·rə·fē]
(graphic arts)
A method of printing in which the nonimage area of the plate is coated with silicone to repel the ink (in contrast to water in traditional lithographic printing) and the image is printed from ink that adheres to the image in the metal base. In practice, the image from a plate is offset onto the rubber blanket of an impression cylinder, and transferred to a sheet of paper. Also known as dryography.
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Purchasing the assets of BFP&L will allow TLT to increase its offerings, which currently includes three distinct printing and packaging platforms - waterless offset lithography, flexography and digital offset.
and operates three distinct printing and packaging platforms; Waterless Offset Lithography, Flexography and Digital Offset.
Tapp's printing technologies range from waterless offset lithography, flexography, and digital offset.