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Printing & Paper

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Katie Ramirez

on 26 September 2017

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Transcript of Printing & Paper

The Printing Process:
Early Beginnings
Modern Printing
Offset:
inked image is transferred from plate to rubber blanket, then to printing surface
-Flexography, dye transfers, laser printing, inkjet, screen printing

Paper
100 B.C.:
Chinese invent early paper

Papyrus:
thick, paper-like material produced in Egypt and the Mediterranean for writing

Early Uses for Paper:
-Armor Protection
-Currency
-Toilet paper
-Packaging


Paper: 4 Factors
1. Weight
-Measured in pounds (#): higher the number, more equivalent weight a paper has
-Average paper weighs 20#
Text-weight:
used for brochures, reports, catalogs, folders
Cover-weight:
covers of high-end brochures, post cards, reports
Ream:
500 sheets of paper

2. Opacity
-How much light can/can't pass through a sheet of paper
-Determined by weight, ingredients and absorbency
-Expressed in percentages of reflection
-Complete opacity is 100%, transparency 0%

3. Brightness
-Percentage of wavelengths of blue light that paper reflects
-Scale of 1-100, 100 being the brightest
-Average paper is 60-90% reflective

4. Finish
-coating or lack of coating on a sheet of paper


Printing & Paper
Paper: Finish
Un-coated:
no sheen, produce print/photo images that are flat, easy to read and write on

Matte-coated:
protective coating with smooth, soft appearance

Dull-coated:
(satin, velvet, silk) buffed for a smooth, sophisticated finish/good for photographs

Glossy-coated:
strong sheen, high-color and photographic reproduction/high-end look.

Specialty Coats:
-Linen, Laser, UV Gloss, Pulp
Cotton:
made from cotton used for apparel, called rag paper
-Superior in strength and durability to wood pulp-based paper
-Used for important documents, resumes, etc.
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