Discover the Advantages of Sheet-Fed Printing in Acrobat


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Understanding the advantages of sheet-fed printing

A Sheet-fed press, as the name implies, feeds sheets of paper into the press. Sheet-fed presses can handle a wide variety of stock styles, sizes and weights, even plastic substrates. And they can also offer on press coatings and spot varnishes, and that gives you a lot of flexibility. Because paper for a Sheet-fed press is cut into sheets, rather than being supplied on a roll, wider and sometimes more interesting varieties of stocks are available for Sheet-fed presses. Consequently jobs such as high-quality brochures, pocket folders and packaging are often printed on sheet-fed presses.

Presses vary in size, taking paper sizes from 30x40 inches to 120x160 inches and even larger. The number of ink units can vary from a single unit for one color work to presses that can print 12 inks in one pass. Each blank sheet of paper is picked up by small vacuum feet then moved forward into the press by a second set of vacuum feet. Banks of rollers keep the paper moving toward the inlet of the press until grippers...

Understanding the advantages of sheet-fed printing
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Understanding the advantages of sheet-fed printing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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