Graphics Revision Cards

graphics revision cards

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  • Created on: 18-04-12 11:08

Printing Colours

The four main printing process colours are cyan, magenta, yellow & black.

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Paper Weight

The weight of paper gsm or g/m2 stands for grams per square metre.

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CAM

CAM stands for COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURE

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Offset Lithography

The most common printing process for posters, packaging and points of sale is OFF-SET LITHOGRAPHY

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Corrugated Card

The name for card which has 2 or more layers with a fluted section in the middle is called CORRUGATED CARD.

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Injection Moulding

the manufacturing process for a CD Jewel case is INJECTION MOULDING.

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Screen Printing

The most common printing process for t-shirts, banners and mugs is called SCREEN PRINTING.

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HIP

HIP; HIGH IMPACT POLYSTYRENE

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A4

A4 paper is 80 gsm

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FSC

FSC: Forest Stewardship Council

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Thermoplastics

4 THERMOPLASTICS:

  • High Impact Polystyrene
  • Polypropylene
  • Acrylic
  • Polythene
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Rendering

RENDERING MEANS SHADING IN DIFFERENT TONES.

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CAD

CAD; COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN.

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Production Processes

THE 4 MAIN PRODUCTION PROCESSES ARE:

  • One-Off
  • Batch
  • Mass
  • Continuous
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Die Cutter

A die cutter stamps out development net shapes.

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Corrugated Advantages

Advantages of Corrugated board:

Corrugated board is cheap, light, and absorbs knocks.

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Laminate

Laminate is when a protective plastic film is applied to a printed poster etc.

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Packaging Functions

The four functions of packaging are to:

  • Promote,
  • Protect/Inform,
  • Transport,
  • Preserve.
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Erganomics

Erganomics is human measurements in relationship to objects

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Anthropometrics

Anthropometrics is Human Body Measurements.

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