Re: [PPLetterpress] Registration quoins and paper
- 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"
--- Gerald Lange <bieler@...> wrote:
> 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?
> 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
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