Definitions for "Planographic Printing"
Printing method whose image carriers are level surfaces with inked areas separated from noninked areas by chemical means. Planographic printing includes lithography, offset lithography and spirit duplicating.
A process of printing from a flat or plane surface, such as is done in Lithography. to top
As suggested by the name, planographic printing includes all those techniques in which the ink is neither pressed down on the paper nor raised above the surface of the paper, but lies in a flat plane on the surface. In planographic techniques the pressure of the press, if indeed there is a press at all, is generally much lighter than with relief or intaglio printing.