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Re: [PPLetterpress] Registration quoins and paper

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  • Robert McGonigle
    I believe you mean 350 grams per square meter. Their is no such thing as grain weight. Here we use basis weigths based on basis size of a particular sheet
    Message 1 of 7 , May 12, 2003
      I believe you mean 350 "grams per square meter."
      Their is no such thing as grain weight. Here we use
      basis weigths based on basis size of a particular
      sheet (Book, cover, tag.. etc.) In Europe they use
      "grams per square meter"

      Bob McGonigle

      --- Gerald Lange <bieler@...> wrote:
      > Charles
      >
      > What are Bacher Micro registration quoins? and where
      > would one get them?
      >
      > Also, do you mean Arches 88? Just had a job come in
      > and this was
      > specified in the 350 grain weight. This prints well
      > without problem?
      >
      > Gerald
      >
      > L.A. Book Arts, Inc wrote:
      >
      > >In Offset you print with dots and they can overlap
      > to create a color,
      > >letterpress inks are usually heavier pigmented.
      > I've just made a proof
      > >over the weekend with a colour separated image, 4
      > plates, 200
      > >line-screen rip stochastic. The Film was output on
      > a creo image-setter,
      > >regular Film is about 18 per sheet for a set of 4
      > in 12 x 14 . this set
      > >was 108 and a fedex shipping charge at total 14.12.
      > >as we printed on a Vandercook sp. 20 on Rives 88.
      > >Setup was with Bacher Micro registration quoins and
      > that allows me
      > >nicely to register the 4 plates.
      > >As being a stunning sheet in itself, it is
      > different from offset as the
      > >pigment is less translucent and the paper not
      > coated.
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >


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