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IMPROVED PRINTS BY DIRECT PRINTING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022748D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Jan-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A problem encountered with direct printing, or without a blanket transfer roll is the lack of good solid area fil1-~ in for the imaged areas, This problem can be minimized or obviated and prints obtained of improved quality in letterpress or planographic direct printing by smoothing the ink on the inked master without smearing the image, after its contact with the form roll and prior to contact with the receiver sheet. The smoothing