Definitions for "Impression Cylinder"
Keywords:  blanket, cylinder, press, plate, rotary
in a rotary printing press, the cylinder that presses the paper against the image to be offset (i.e., transferred). In both wet offset and dry offset, the impression cylinder presses the paper against the blanket cylinder (which has received the image from the plate wrapped around the plate cylinder).
The cylinder on a printing press that holds the material being printed against the printing plate, cylinder or blanket.
The press cylinder that holds the paper while an inked image from the blanket is pressed upon it.