Stitching where wire staples pass through the spine from the outside and are clinched in the center. Only used with single folded sections, or two or more sections inserted to form a single section.
A paper that shows sign of erasure so that it cannot be altered or tampered with easily.
A smooth, delicately embossed finished paper with sheen.
Impressions or cuts in flat material to facilitate bending or tearing.
Unwanted ink marks in the non-image area.
A cover made out of the same paper stock as the internal sheets.
To decrease the dot size of the halftone which in turn decreases the color strength.
A problem that occurs when the printing on one side of a sheet is seen from the other side.
Stitching where the wire staples pass through the pile of sections or leaves gathered upon each other and are clinched on the underside.
A group of pages that, having been printed together on one large sheet of paper, are folded, cut and bound, along with the book’s other signatures, into a book.
A term to describe the process of the cutting of printed sheets by the cutting wheels of a printing press.
That quality of paper defined by its levelness which allows for pressure consistency in printing, assuring uniformity of print.
Back edge of a book.
A binding whereby a wire of metal or plastic is spiraled through holes punched along the binding side.
Small area printed in a second color.
To bind a series of pages with wire staples such that the staples enter from the front and back simultaneously with neither side being long enough to exit the opposite side.
A device on a printing press that minimizes the amount of static buildup on paper as it passes through the press.
Step and Repeat
A process of generating multiple exposures by taking an image and stepping it according to a predetermined layout.
A term for unprinted paper or other material to be printed.
To add an element, such as copy that is shot separately, and then stripped into place on a goldenrod flat.
Originally, the removal of the photographic emulsion with its image from individual negatives and combining them in position on a glass plate. Now the use of stripfilm materials, and the cutting, attachment and other operations for assembling. The positioning of positives and negatives on the flat before proceeding to platemaking.
Any petroleum-based waterproof papers with a high tensile strength.