The most common printing process in current use is offset printing.
Today’s businesses, including publishers and newspapers, depend on the
consistent reliability of offset printing. This method is even more
impressive when combined with new advances in lithographic techniques.
The only real threat to its continued dominance in the printing industry
is the development of digital technology.
The process used in offset printing is simple – water and ink are added
to a cylinder, which then transfers the image to a second cylinder,
called the “offset” cylinder. The “offset” cylinder is made of rubber,
which allows for a smooth transfer of the ink onto whatever medium is
being used. This method of printing gives the final product a crisp
One of the impressive things about offset printing is that there are a
variety of mediums onto which you can transfer images. Paper is just one
of the many materials that can be used. Other materials that are often
used in offset printing include rubber, fabric, and wood. Quality images
can even be applied to leather and metal using offset printing.
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Today your professional printer has a wide rage of technology and
options to incorporate into your projects.
Create Postcards Using Offset Printing
Offset postcard printing is the traditional style of printing postcards,
and even with all the modern state-of-the-art printers, is still widely
Comparing Digital and Offset Printing
Many feel that digital technology will someday replace offset printing.
It is true that technology is constantly improving, which also improves
the quality of digital prints.
Profitability of Your Printed Material
Whether the effect you want to achieve is a glossy,
dull, or tinted appearance or if you wish to play one type of varnish
against another your finished produce will be enjoyed for its uniqueness
in print, design, and style.
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