Spots or imperfections in printed items due to dirt on press, dried ink, paper particles etc.
Plans for the arrangement of the pages of a job so that they will follow in the correct sequence when folded.
Leaflet or other printed material inserted loose in a publication or mailing package.
Job Definition Format. This is a type of computer language, which automates workflows from desktop to final print production.
Joint Photographic Experts Group. A type of compressed file format for image files.
A shaped cut out from two layered stock - mostly used for peel off stickers.
A thin plastic film used on the covers of printed literature to give protection. This can be gloss or matt finish.
Lithographic (Litho) Printing
See offset litho.
The set-up of printing equipment before running a job.
A coating applied which is quick drying and protects literature from ink smudging and finger marking and gives a matt finish.
A varnish applied to printed literature to protect against smudging and finger marking and gives a matt finish.
The process of mechanically folding printed paper.
A general varnish applied to printed literature to protect or seal against smudging or finger marking.
Instrument for measuring thickness of paper.