Optirep, a Scandinavian color management consultancy, has published a new handbook, Offset Printing - Controlled Process, for the offset print industry. Written by industry consultant and trainer Rolf Hansson, the book covers the technical aspects of printing, platemaking, finishing and paper production.
With 230 illustrations, printers technical management and service technicians can use the book to learn the basics of quality management of printing as a process and controlled platemaking, as well as how to measure and control the quality of the fountain solution and dampening system, control and adjust roller settings, use gray balance control in the pressroom and how paper manufacturing influences the print quality.
Hansson is responsible for the graphic arts education at Dalarna University in Sweden, and has many years of experience in training press operators.
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