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overprint

additional matter, other than a change in face value, applied to a finished postage stamp by printing, stamping, etc.

overprint

[′ō·vər‚print]
(geochemistry)
A complete or partial disturbance of an isolated radioactive system by thermal, igneous, or tectonic activities which results in loss or gain of radioactive or radiogenic isotopes and, hence, a change in the radiometric age that will be given the disturbed system.
(geology)
The development or superposition of metamorphic structures on original structures. Also known as imprint; metamorphic overprint; superprint.
(graphic arts)
To imprint over something that has been printed.
To apply a varnish or lacquer to printed matter from a type or litho process, by means of a brush, spray, or roller coating.
To print in a primary color over an existing color print to obtain a compound shade.
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KB-3164 is a new development in Kustom Group's popular series of Lithomaster overprint varnishes.
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Rick Grandke, Industry Manager, Printing & Packaging, for BASF in North America, said, The capabilities of our technical experts, products and technologies that support the printing and packaging industry are broad and diverse, and by actively creating solutions together, ink and overprint varnish formulators can leverage these strengths.
The UV curable resin is designed to provide the ink formu-lator the possibility to develop custom-made matt overprint varnishes.
The company also introduces UV Flexo Water Resistant Coating, which prints a clear high gloss overprint that will provide resistance for hot and cold water.
Acrysol RM-5000 is a urethane rheology modifier with a Newtonian rheology profile that provides excellent flow and leveling in architectural paints, enamels, waterborne industrial coatings and overprint varnishes.
Emerald Performance Materials Specialties Group has reformulated Foam Blast 269 defoamer for inks and overprint varnishes.
UVitec also custom formulates overprint varnishes/coatings to suit special needs.
Industrial applications include overprint varnishes, printing and graphic arts, automotive, plastics, electrical, UV powders and wood finishing.
Rad-Cure is a specialist in the field of overprint UV curable coatings and adhesives for the paper and board packaging sector.
The Lubrizol Corporation announced its decision to close its Chagrin Falls, OH overprint coatings manufacturing facility.
The new technology overcomes a common problem facing manufacturers of ready meals or other convenience foods who need to overprint on-line essential use-by, price or batch information onto half- or scalloped sleeves.