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#PrintingProcesses: Digital Inkjet Printing

Printing Processes

It’s time for a new article in our series #PrintingProcesses, in which we introduce you to all the basic – yet very important – techniques and fundamental knowledge of the print technologies we know and utilise to this day. This episode, it’s all about digital inkjet printing which belongs to the Non-Impact Printing (NIP) technology.

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#PrintingProcesses: Photocopying

Printing Processes

In this new episode of our freshly startet series #PrintingProcesses, we take a closer look at photocopying, also known as xerography. This invention enabled the possibility to make copies of documents and other visual images onto paper or plastic film quick and especially cheap. And even still today, in the era of digitalization, photocopiers are an indispensable part of everyday life.

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#PrintingProcesses: Screen Printing

Printing Processes

After we took a closer look at gravure printing, one of the oldest printing processes still in use today, in this edition of #PrintingProcesses we take you into the world of screen printing. Historically, it’s considered the fourth printing process and is also called stencil printing. If you combine screen printing with suitable ink, you can print on almost any flat material, such as textiles, glass, ceramics, paper and even stone.

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#PrintingProcesses: Gravure Printing

Printing Processes

Let’s move on with our new series #PrintingProcesses and one of the oldest printing processes still in use today: gravure printing. As early as the Middle Ages, people produced copperplate engravings (a graphic gravure printing process) with an image depicted in the recesses. Since then, gravure printing has developed over a long time and is used today for banknotes, cosmetics packaging, magazines and many more.

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#PrintingProcesses: Flat Printing

Printing Processes

For the second installment of our new #PrintingProcesses series, we’re focusing our attention on flat printing, also known as Lithography. Developed in Munich, Germany, by a penniless playwright, it offered a cheap and efficient printing method that quickly gained popularity all over Europe.

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