PRINTING KNOWLEDGE
 
 
FINISHING    
     
Die Cutting 1. Rotary or Flat Bed Die Cuts
2. Laser Engraving
3. Perf Cutting or Perforating
     
Embossing 1. Description
a. Embossing
b. Debossing
c. Types of Embossing
d. Appearance and Shapes
e. Types of Dies
f. Guide for Die Bevel and Impression Depth
g. Planning Tips
     
Foil Stamping 1. Standard Foils - Overview
2. Holograms - An Alternative to Standard Foil Colors
3. Planning Tips for Foils
     
Folding 1. Types of Folds
2. Types of Folding Equipment
3. Paper Grain
     
Laminating 1. Description
2. Film Classifications
3. Types of Film
4. Methods of Lamination
5. General Tips
     
Padding 1. Cold Glue Application
2. Hot Melt Application
 
     
PS Tape 1. Description
2. Types
3. Liner/Adhesive Width
4. Limitations
     
Punching 1. Press Punching
2. Bindery Punching
3. Punching Specifications
     
Scoring 1. Description
2. Scoring Methods
3. Scoring Direction Designation
4. Scoring Tips
     
Binding 1. Double Loop Wire Binding
2. Loose Leaf
3. Post Bind
4. Perfect binding
5. Plastic Comb Binding
6. Sewn Case Binding
7. Sewn Soft Cover
8. Spiral
9. VeloBind®
10. Wire Stitching

MATERIALS

 

 
Inks and Coatings
Paper
- Color: - Color Printing
- Additive Color
- Color Management
Image format - EPS
- GIF
- JPEG
- Native file Formats
- PDF
- TIFF
Proofing - Analog
- Color Matching
- Color Viewing Booth
- Contract
- Digital
- Galley
- Laser
- Press
- Remote Digital
- Scatter
- Soft
- Specifications
- Spot color
Graphic - Fireworks
- Freehand
- Illustrator
- Image Styler
- Photoshop
Print Processes - Flexography
- Gravure
- Letterpress
- offset
- Screen Printing
- Thermography