Definitions for "Web Offset"
Keywords:  litho, reel, offset, fed, glossier
the offset press through which continuous paper is run and can be printed on both sides - as opposed to sheet fed
Reel-fed offset litho printing. Three main systems of presses exist blanket-to-blanket in which two plate and two blanket cylinders per unit print and perfect the web of paper or board; three-cylinder system in which plate, blanket and impression cylinders operate in the usual manner to print one side of the paper or board; and satellite or planetary system in which two, three or four plate and blanket cylinders are arranged around common impression cylinders to print one side of the web in several colours
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