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Paper sizes + range

A series Based on square metre
SRA series Bigger than A series to accommodate print marks
B series sizes in between A series - B3 = A2/A3
A4 measurement 297mm x 210mm
SRA1 measurements 900mm x 640mm
B1 measurements 1000mm x 707mm
C4 measurements 324mm x 229mm
DL measurements 110mm x 220mm
SS Same Size 100% size
100% 200% size 300, 600 dpi
spot colour tin of premixed ink
Reg Marks make sure colour is printed in right place
over printing printing on top of colour
knock out colours side by side
trapping colour overlap, hides if reg is off
Imposition arrangements of pages on printing plate
printer pairs add up to one number higher than pages on sheet
section folded big sheet down to book pages
Gathering the section collecting section in right order
Coagulation marks, letters on section to put the sections in order
Saddle stitch through the centre of book, open flat
side stitch Down the side of the sections for thicker books
perfect binding individual sheets glued to spine
Leading Distance between baselines
Xheight height of lower case with no ascenders or descenders
Ascenders section of a lower case letter raising above x height
descenders part of lower case letter that falls below x-height
set solid type without leading or point size is equal to leading
kerning altering the letterspacing between certain letters
web feed continuous roll of stock newspapers
sheet feed singular sheets feed to printer
Flexography flexible relief plate made usually of rubber used or food packages
sizing chemical in paper pulp, joins fibre and makes less absorbent
blind emboss impression without ink or foil
emboss raised and receding surface
half tone image is divided in to dots
pantone colour matching system used internationality
thermography glossy raised image using infrared light with resin
magazine assortment of info brought together
ornaments used for decorative purpose windings ding bat
Binding Image areas print very weakly despite looking strong on the plate
Broken Images Parts of the image are not printing or there are fingerprints on the plate
Dot Grain Colours appear stronger on printing
Ghosting Weak ink on certain areas
Halation Copy appears enlarged at the edges; shadows on the type or the dot spreads
Hickies Small areas of unwanted solid colour surrounded by a halo
Picking Fibres of paper lifting, leaving white specks
Plugging Dirty printed image, with dots filling in
Scumming Ink printing on the non-image areas
Slur Image appears to have skidded
Tracking Consistent altering of letters on line or block
foil blocking foil is stamped into stock - bookcover title
Created by: elizb
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