Printing

Explain what is meant by offset lithography
Lithography is usually offset which means that the plates are made the correct way round. Then they print onto a plain roller that reverses the image before printing onto the paper.
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What is a big advantage of using an offset method?
It's easier to check because the image is the right way around
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Use these words; ATTRACT INK AND REJECT WATER; REJECT INK AND ATTRACT WATER; to fill in the gaps on the opposite side of the card
In lithography, the unexposed parts of the plates _______ ___ ___ ______ _____ and the exposed parts of the plate ______ ___ ___ _______ _____
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What are the specially treated plates for offset lithography printing normally made from?
Aluminium Sheet
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How many colours does spot colour lithography usually print in?
One or Two
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Use these words; CHEAP; HAND; SHORT; LONG; EXPENSIVE; MACHIENES; to fill in the gaps on the opposite side of the card
Screen printing can be done by ____ or by usuing a variety of semi-automated ________. The printing machienes and the cost of producing the screens is relatively _____ so the process is suitable for _____ print runs
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When screen printing, what is used to squeeze ink through the screen onto the paper?
Squeegee
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What TWO materials would be best for making a screen printing mesh?
Silk and Nylon
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What works on the basis that oil and water don't mix?
Lithography
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What is used in industry to print onto plastic film or carrier bags?
Flexography
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What uses a screen of nylon fabric and a cut-out paper and stencil?
Screen Printing
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Use the these words; PRESSED; DECORATIVE; INKED; ROLLED; COPPER; NEOPRENE; WOOD; to fill in the gaps on the opposite of the card
Block printing is a very popular printing method used to print __________ fabrics. It's very easy to use in schools and uou can use a variety of materials as the printing surface, e.g. ________ sheet.
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Card 12 continued...
A block of materials e.g. ____ or lino is cut inti. The original surface is _____ and _______ onto the material being printed.
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When is embossing used?
As a surface finish to paper or card; to emphasise part of a design; to suggest a quality of a product
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What is embossing a form of?
Stamping
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Card 2

Front

What is a big advantage of using an offset method?

Back

It's easier to check because the image is the right way around

Card 3

Front

Use these words; ATTRACT INK AND REJECT WATER; REJECT INK AND ATTRACT WATER; to fill in the gaps on the opposite side of the card

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What are the specially treated plates for offset lithography printing normally made from?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

How many colours does spot colour lithography usually print in?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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