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Special printing

  1. 1. Different Types of Printing Techniques BYBY MD ALI HOSSAINMD ALI HOSSAIN Jr. instructorJr. instructor Govt. graphic arts instituteGovt. graphic arts institute Satmosjid road, dhaka-1207.Satmosjid road, dhaka-1207. Email-Email- md.alihossainbd@yahoo.commd.alihossainbd@yahoo.com Fb-Fb- students.gai@gmail.comstudents.gai@gmail.com Different Types of Printing Techniques BYBY MD ALI HOSSAINMD ALI HOSSAIN Jr. instructorJr. instructor Govt. graphic arts instituteGovt. graphic arts institute Satmosjid road, dhaka-1207.Satmosjid road, dhaka-1207. Email-Email- md.alihossainbd@yahoo.commd.alihossainbd@yahoo.com Fb-Fb- students.gai@gmail.comstudents.gai@gmail.com
  2. 2. SCREEN PRINTING Screen printing is used for printing on T-Shirts and billboards any other stock which is not suitable for other process. It is also used for CD printing and graphics.
  3. 3. DIGITAL PRINTING Digital printing, a fast developing technology, is a modern method of printing without the need for a printing press or the creation of a printing plate, and includes ink-jet and laser printing.
  4. 4. Images are sent directly to a printer using graphics software such as InDesign or Illustrator, and digital files such as PDFs, for printing in an office environment. It is ideal for on demand printing jobs, variable printing and fine art printing.
  5. 5. ENGRAVING Engraving creates a raised surface on paper while inking. A metal die is created with an impression which is cut into the surface and filled with opaque engraving ink. When pressed against the paper, it creates raised areas which are coated with ink.
  6. 6. FLEXOGRAPHY Used for product packaging, it uses plastic or rubber printing plates that are flexible, to print on foil, plastic, brown paper, acetate film and all types of packaging materials. Typical applications are milk cartons, candy wrappers, plastic bags, disposable cups and all types of paper such as envelopes, newspapers and labels.
  7. 7. GRAVURE Commonly used for packaging and labels in extremely large catalog and magazine runs gravure is a process that is mostly used for fine art prints.
  8. 8. LETTERPRESS Letterpress is the oldest printing technique known, pioneered in the 15th Century by Johannes Gutenberg. Ink is applied to a raised portion of the plastic or metal printing plate, which is applied to the paper, leaving an inked impression.
  9. 9. OFFSET LITHOGRAPHY This process of printing uses printing plates on flat surfaces. Water and ink is applied to the image on a printing plate which is chemically treated so that only the colors, types and shape on the plate will accept ink.
  10. 10. REPROGRAPHICS A term for duplication or photocopying images that are a virtual likeness of the original. The process can be electronic, mechanical or photographic such as xerography, photocopying, scanning or digital printing.
  11. 11. THERMOGRAPHY Thermography is commonly known as “poor man’s engraving” and is used for stationery printing. A special powder is applied to a document which adheres to the ink on the paper.

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