This new totally revised edition provides a complete guide to all aspects of printing and finishing. It explores both the conventional and modern printing techniques, taking you through litho, flexo, letterpress, gravure and screen, to electronic and the latest in digital printing. It includes a comparison of each process, its applications, strengths, weaknesses and costs.
Thoroughly researched and user-friendly, Introduction to Printing and Finishing is indispensable to anyone involved in the printing industry.
Whether you’re new entrant, a teacher or student, or simply looking for a refresher, this book offers you a comprehensive handbook to all that is printed.
TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE
- Conventional printing processes
- Electronic/digital processes
- Printing inks/toners/varnishes/coating