8920Re: [PPLetterpress] Trying To Make A Good Impression
- Dec 1, 2007On 30 Nov 2007, at 10:47 PM, rpolinski@... wrote:
> I've added comments to the photos I've posted so I won't repat themIt is a halftone!
> But I'll mention that because of the cut I've used a soft packing
> with the
> pressboard on the bottom. The cut is all metal and as you will see
> by the
> photo is virtually a halftone. I read that sometimes a soft packing is
> better with these.
Indeed, perhaps a rubber 'blanket' would be the best bet.
However, from the photo, it looks like it's printing pretty well...
Are you sure the line is from your rollers? If you are using two
rollers it's surprising that they would both miss the same spot
> The basic problem is that to get the cut to print properly either onAn impression that pushes through the paper should not be required.
> watercolor paper I used for the first test or the bond paper I used
> the second an impression that pushes through the paper is required.
> And to
> get that impression the press makes a small clunk when it closes
> from the
> reverse pressure on the drive train. Is that normal?
However, it's a tricky one as you say. I'd try the rubber blanket
under the cut, and makeready the type separately.
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