Book printing step process

27-09-2019

       Books are the most important medium for knowledge dissemination and play a very important role in our daily lives. So, do you know what the process steps for book printing are? Next. Let's take a look at the steps in the book printing process. I hope everyone has to help. The specific steps of book printing are as follows.


  First: plate making


  Plate making is the production of printing plates, the bottom plate. The plate making is divided into woodcut, stone, movable type, screen, electroplated, photo, plastic, rubber, light, electronic, color laser phototypesetting system and so on.


  Electronic color separation plate is based on the principle of photoelectric conversion.


  The electronic desktop system goes one step further. It only needs to scan the picture with color scanners.


  Second: imposition


  Imposition is to put the original into a complete layout according to certain formats and requirements.


  Imposition is divided into two spellings:


  Rotary imposition is the same printing plate that can be printed on both sides of the same sheet of paper. After cutting, it will become the same two printed materials;


  The printing of the same sheet of paper must be printed with two plates before and after the same sheet of paper.

       

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  Step 3: folding


  The printed sheet is folded according to the opening number. The folding page is the simplest process in the printing process. The folded book page is called "folding", and the folding label is called "folding label".


  The earliest form of folding was folded.


  Step 4: printing


  Printing is to make printed matter according to text or picture manuscript.


  There are four types of printing: letterpress, gravure, lithography, and screen. Due to different versions, the effects are different.


  Lithography is divided into lithography, stencil printing, offset printing and other methods.


  There are many types of offset printing machines. There are monochrome, two-color, four-color offset printing machines according to the printing color, and there are also double-sided printing.

        

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  Step 5: Proofreading


  Proofreading is a necessary part of the book publishing process. The requirement is to check the proofs according to the original or the original, eliminate the errors and inadequacies in the typesetting, and correct the problems in the layout technology and layout implementation according to the publication specifications and requirements. Standardization to ensure the quality of publications.


  Proofreading usually requires at least three times. The last proof of proof is called "cleaning", also called "paying proof" or "paying type (paper)."


  For art design proofreading, it is mainly to correct the "color sample".


  Step 6: Binding


  According to the stapling method, it can be divided into flat order, saddle stitching, lock line binding, glue binding, etc. Nowadays, generally thicker books are packed with lock thread. The book shell form is divided into two types, namely, the whole book shell and the ingredient book. Shell. Paperback books are also made of plastic film. Hardcover books also use the cover stamping process.


  Finally: paper material


  Paper material is the material form of books. Printing paper is divided into news paper, book paper, cover paper, coin paper, wrapping paper, etc. according to the purpose; according to the printing requirements of the book, it is divided into letterpress paper, gravure paper, offset paper, etc.; There are two types of web and paper.


  The unit for calculating the paper is ordered by 500 pieces per order. The following units are printed sheets. It is also called "square". One thousand sheets are equal to one order.


  The above is the whole process step of book printing. Have you understood it? If you have any other questions about book printing, please consult us and we will answer you quickly.


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