blanket cylinder

blanket cylinder

[′blaŋ·kət ¦sil·ən·dər]
(graphic arts)
The cylinder on which the blanket is mounted in offset lithography.
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Semi-rotary drive allows continuous variation of printing length without changes for plate and blanket cylinder.
Using a newly-developed technique, the team carefully arranged the threads and picked them up onto the surface of hot molten glass, which led to the creation of the Navajo Blanket Cylinder series.
Blanket washes, consisting of varying types of solvents, are employed in removing ink, paper dusts, and other debris from the blanket cylinder.
In order to accomplish this variable capability, the press is designed to allow the plate and blanket cylinder to be removable as a cassette.
ASE:BLD) announced today that Star Publications (Malaysia) Bhd has placed an order for IMPACT(R) Global automatic blanket cylinder cleaning systems with a value in excess of $4 million.
On the offset machines, the plate cylinder, blanket cylinder, impression cylinder, inking cylinders, and dampening cylinders are servo driven.
ASE:BLD) announced today that Queensland Newspapers (QNP), part of Australian News Corporation Limited is the latest News company to order IMPACT(R) Global automatic blanket cylinder cleaning systems from Baldwin.
The insert remains in the press during a size change, since only the actual size parts--the blanket cylinder and the plate cylinder--are exchanged.
The NexPress 2100 features an auto-perfecting engine with a blanket cylinder (like an offset press) that produces ready-to-bind sets incorporating a variety of paper stocks.
The Viva 420 utilizes an Aniflo inking unit, containing only five cylinders: A sleeve anilox roll with temperature regulation to receive the ink via a doctor blade, a form roller with a rubber blanket, the plate cylinder, the blanket cylinder, and the impression cylinder.
The LS presses use a single independent servo per insert to drive each plate and blanket cylinder assembly, so a seven-color press needs only seven servo motors.