Vocabulary: May 21

21 May

PRESS

Backlap: In screen printing, a very heavy, rough application of color or one side of a print, which is caused by color pulling though the screen behind the squeegee at the beginning of the printing stroke.

Bounce: In lithography, an abnormal reaction to compression, which results in erratic rotational movement of the press cylinders, causing missed or imperfect impressions.

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