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PROCESS FOR PREPARING PRINTING MASTERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022916D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 273K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

In lithographic printing significant labor cost and make~ up time is expended in making masters. These masters may be paper, i.e. (xerographically imaged ZnO paper), metal (optically exposed and developed photoresist coated metal plates), or gravure (etched metal cylinders) . Paper masters are easiest to make and have the shortest life and lowest quality. Gravure rolls have the longest life and best quality but are very costly and time consuming to make,