impression cylinder

impression cylinder

[im′presh·ən ‚sil·ən·dər]
(graphic arts)
A cylinder onto which an inked image is pressed, so that this image can be transferred to paper in the offset duplicating process.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In terms of type, the market has been divided into stack press, in-line press, common impression cylinder press, and others.
With an exceptionally short web path, the press includes quick change technology and enhanced impression cylinder adjustments that speed make-ready, helping to reduce waste to a minimum.
These print lines are fully gearless machines with direct drive to the central impression cylinder and use sleeve technology for both printing plates and anilox.
Both move to the supporting roller (impression cylinder) (3) until desired contact pressure is achieved.
The CT1 is supplied with a variable diameter impression cylinder. Instead of the substrate carrier, the impression cylinder is used in this case to carry the can or tube.
Each module contains up to two print decks with individual impression rollers or can be equipped with a small, shared central impression cylinder and radial mounting of the print decks.
The printer utilizes a central impression cylinder, and two print cylinders, each with their own servo motor.
Printing occurs when the ink is forced out of the cell by pressure exerted by an impression cylinder and pulled from the cell by the surface properties of the substrate (usually paper).
AWT Labels & Packaging will be installing a new 52" 10-color W&H Miraflex Central Impression Cylinder press at its South Elgin, IL, USA facility.