gravure printing


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gravure printing

[grə′vyu̇r ‚print·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A process that prints from sunken or depressed surfaces or cups on a plate, in contrast to the raised printing surfaces of letterpress; the depth (and the area) of the depressed areas varies, thus yielding more or less ink on the paper.
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Shen, "Modeling and register control of sectional drive gravure printing press," Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, vol.
(17.) Sprycha, R, et al, "Mechanisms of Abnormal Dot Deformation in Gravure Printing." TAGA, vol.
Similar technology implemented in huge machines was soon adapted to the different, more demanding, requirements of gravure printing. Improvements led to the first color scanners and recorders, with scaling and color-correction capabilities, and to the first laser drum scanner, in 1970.
One disadvantage: Gravure printing cannot hold fine dots the way offset printing can, so you might lose some detail in your images.
Station and U-type register and nonregister gravure printing presses with in-line laminating and embossing, as well as a combination flexographic/gravure press.
This helpful book describes the gravure printing process which is used for printing magazines, catalogs, some packages, and decorated products such as gift wrap.
Offset and gravure printing still remain the most common processes, but flexo is making headway.
It also bears witness to the Group's enduring commitment to the highest Bobst manufacturing standards in its delocalized production plants and to the development of gravure printing and lamination solutions dedicated to the region's specific requirements and industry practices, while continuing to consolidate its leadership in Asia.
The UV holographic printing machine (YM-ZY Series) is designed for the addition of a holographic pattern or images in register to packaging pouches or similar film-based products, and it is intended for manufactures of flexible packaging which already have a reel-to-reel gravure printing machine.
According to Transworld, "We have added gravure printing PVC and BOPP films as well as PE shrinkable films and poly bags to our range of products.
Amcor Flexibles Neocel in Portugal applied this system, while gravure printing the design.