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letterpress

[′led·ər‚pres]
(graphic arts)
A method of printing by impressing paper on a raised inked surface; the oldest printing process, it employs type or plates cast or engraved in relief on materials such as metal, wood, or rubber. Also known as relief press.
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Adds Tom, "Getting this new Gallus letterpress was like having a membership card to a community you couldn't get into before.
Participating vendors include Kseniya Thomas, who in 2007, co-founded Ladies of Letterpress, an international trade organization for letterpress printers and print enthusiasts.
The publication habits of printers like Kseniya Thomas work in two directions: carrying forward a letterpress tradition that has survived over the centuries, and reflecting back upon that tradition a vivid account that might fill some of the gaps in our knowledge--that might restore our understanding of the printer's craft, and the printer's intervention in the craft of writing.
The irony of the digital age sustaining a letterpress business, one of the oldest printing methods in the world, is not lost on Napier.
Strokestown, 1.20 Letterpress, 1.50 Digital Media, 2.20 Cedar Rapids, 2.50 Tastes Like More, 3.20 Bay Cherry, 3.50 Give A Lot.
O'Regan, who was returning after serving a 10-day suspension, was soon on the scoresheet with Letterpress (9-1) in the EBF toteexacta "National Hunt" Novices Hurdle (Qualifier).
Letterpress printer, author and teacher Richard Gabriel Rummonds will also be on hand.
Platinum White technology improves on rotary screen technology by enabling increased press speeds, adhesion to many challenging substrates, overprint ability with standard UV letterpress, UV and water-based flexo inks and coatings, better color separations, faster makeready times and reduced consumable costs.
"For letterpress work, it's excellent," says Production Director Scott Kegel, who joined Beaver Newspapers Inc.
Due to the transition to digital imaging in flexo and letterpress plate processing, the number of users and the variety of imaging films suitable for chemical processing has dramatically decreased in recent years.
Jackson, MS, August 14, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Thimblepress[R], a design and letterpress studio will be traveling from their studio location in Jackson, MS to New York City next week for the NY NOW Lifestyle + Gift Market.
Its very good ink transfer and optimum wetting properties in addition to the smooth finish it offers on non-absorbent substrates also qualifies this ink series for printing sleeves and wrap-round labels for glass and PET bottles on UV web offset and UV letterpress presses.