…As you might expect, since printing is a complicated manufacturing process,…there's a lot of planning, that goes into printing your job.…One of the first people that might look…at your job is somebody who's called an estimator.…An estimator ,estimates the amount of stock…that's needed for a job, including overruns.…And ,he also estimates the ink needed for a job.…He also has to estimate for any specialty finishing for a job.…For example, if you're having the job…die cut or performing foil stamping.…And of course, he has to estimate the time needed to run the job.…And once that's been established, someone who's…called a planner or scheduler takes over.…
Now sometimes the estimator, and the planner, scheduler…are all the same person, but not always.…But it's the planner or scheduler's job to schedule prepress time, for example.…And those are usually the first people to touch your job.…To perhaps make some changes…to it if there are problems.…Or if I need to modify the file ,in order to accommodate…the kind of printing process that's going to be used on your job.…
- Submitting your job
- Preflighting files
- Understanding press-check etiquette
- Checking press sheets
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Before Prepress
3. Press Checks
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