An abbreviation for work and back. Reference: sheetwise.
An abbreviation for work and turn.
A term given to the occurrence of plate deterioration of the image area during the printing process; usually occurs on long runs.
The procedure of cleaning a particular ink from all of the printing elements (rollers, plate, ink fountain, etc.) of a press.
A translucent logo that is embossed during the papermaking process while the paper slurry is on the dandy roll. Reference: dandy roll.
The roll of paper that is used in web or rotary printing.
A tear in a web roll during the printing process.
Cylinder printing machine in which the paper is fed from a continuous reel, as opposed to sheet fed.
The ability of an ink film to accept subsequent ink films.
Wipe On Plate
A plate onto which is applied a light sensitive coating; usually the first step in platemaking.
Wire Stitching or Stapling
To fasten together sheets, signatures or sections with wire staples; methods include saddle stitching, side stitching and stabbing.
A smooth paper made on finely textured wire that gives the paper a gentle patterned finish.
The unevenly dried surface of printed inks.
Another name for bond paper.