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Document ID (ISN)64037
CIS number 95-656
ISSN - Serial title Tag fŘr Tag
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Dampening in offset printing. Which method will be used in future?
Original title Offsetfeuchtung. Welcher Weg zeichnet sich ab? [in German]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 1994, No.1, p.9-13. Illus.
Abstract It is expected that the emission of isopropyl alcohol from offset printing machines will soon be limited in the European Union. Ceramic cylinders which require water with less addition of isopropyl alcohol for dampening have come into use. The experience with this method in six cases is described. In four cases the new method proved to be as good as the conventional method with regard to the quality of the print. The addition of isopropyl alcohol could be cut from 10% or more to 5% or less with the new ceramic cylinders. In 2 cases no satisfactory results were achieved.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; isopropyl alcohol; substitution; cylinder printing machines; offset printing
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Alcohols
Printing, photography and photocopying industry