Flashcards in Print Production Deck (33)
Produce (books, newspapers, designs) by a mechanical process
Cut down to (correct) size
Value-added operations performed after printing
Finishing process where paper is fastened together
Finishing process where a thin layer of plastic is applied to paper
Against the Grain
To go at a right angle to the grain direction of the paper
Direction in which fibers in the paper are aligned.
AKA machine direction
Printing that extends to the edge of a sheet or page after trimming
An enlargement, usually used with graphic images or photographs
Abbreviation for cyan, magenta, yellow and key (black), the four process colors.
To organize printed matter in a specific order as requested.
Technique of using a camera, scanner or computer to divide continuous-tone color images into four halftone negatives.
Printer producing a wide range of products such as announcements, brochures, posters, booklets, stationery, business forms, books and magazines. Also called job printer because each job is different.
Simulation of the final product. Also called mockup.
Lines near the edges of an image indicating portions to be reproduced. Also called cut marks and tic marks.
To cut irregular shapes in paper or paperboard using a die.
Considered as "dots per square inch," a measure of output resolution in relationship to printers, imagesetters and monitors.
To press an image into paper so it lies above the surface. Also called cameo and tool.
Size of product after production is completed, as compared to flat size. Also called trimmed size.
Size of product after printing and trimming, but before folding, as compared to finished size
With printed matter, markings indicating where a fold is to occur, usually located at the top edges.
To photograph or scan a continuous tone image to convert the image into halftone dots
Arrangement of pages on mechanicals or flats so they will appear in proper sequence after press sheets are folded and bound.
Ink Jet Printing
Method of printing by spraying droplets of ink through computer-controlled nozzles. Also called jet printing.
Kiss Die Cut
To die cut the top layer, but not the backing layer, of self-adhesive paper. Also called face cut.
Instructions written usually on a "dummy."
Signatures assembled inside one another in the proper sequence for binding, as compared to gathered. Also called inset.
One side of a leaf in a publication.
Total number of pages that a publication has. Also called extent.