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  1. Offset Printing Press Forum Last Post

    Offset printing presses

    1. Sheet-fed process-color offset presses, 4-color, 5-color, 6-color, and more advanced press setups.

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      SM52 Anicolor in very poor condition

      by selfemployer

      02-12-2016 04:38 PM

    2. Heidelberg Printing Press Forum - Heidelberg Speedmaster, GTO, GTO-S, Printmaster, SORMZ, MO, KORS/KORD, SORDZ, KARA, TOK

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      ink buildup under duct foils

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    3. Komori Printing Press Forum - Komori Lithrone, Spica, Sprint

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      How fast do you run?

      by selfemployer

      02-12-2016 04:35 PM

    4. Ryobi Printing Press Forum

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      abdick9995a not Printing

      by osupa

      02-11-2016 03:37 PM

    5. KBA Printing Presses

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      KBA Printing Press Forum - KBA Genius, Performa, Rapida

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      KBA Damping problem

      by Eric.K

      11-11-2015 03:33 AM

    6. MAN Roland Printing Press Forum

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      Heidelberg Offset Press
      ManRoland 300 printing questions

      by SonicMac

      12-22-2015 02:10 AM

    7. Mitsubishi Printing Press Forum

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      Looking for Spares Supplier

      by BHARAT.R

      11-06-2015 04:40 AM

    8. One color, one color + t-head, shared blanket, and true two color sheet-fed offset presses

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      Heidelberg QM 46 - Auto Plate Error /...

      by pivwani

      02-10-2016 08:16 AM

    9. Ink

      Offset printing inks

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      Anyone using Sun Chemical Mx12

      by Jruff

      01-26-2016 02:33 PM

    10. Coated and uncoated papers for offset printing.

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      stock used for health insurance cards

      by jdubo79

      01-12-2016 11:43 AM

    11. UV

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      Discussion of UV Offset Printing Issues, Equipment, Tips & Tricks

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      Press Purchase Information

      by aqazi81

      01-27-2016 03:36 AM

    12. Web-Presses

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      Web-fed Offset Presses

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      web offset print + fold

      by anze300

      01-25-2016 02:52 PM

    13. Conventional and digital CTP platemaking

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      TOPSETTER 74 ERROR CODE E415b

      by rsprepress

      02-03-2016 10:42 AM

    14. DI Presses

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      Direct Imaging Offset Printing Presses

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      Heidelberg DI Press
      QM DI Each diode operates in a...

      by hoshyar

      Yesterday 10:52 AM

  2. Indigo Digital Presses Last Post

    Liquid electroink digital presses

    1. HP Indigo ElectroInk digital presses

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      INDIGO Series 2 - 3000/3050/5000...

      by Kringle

      02-02-2016 06:40 PM

  3. Digital Printing Press Forum Last Post

    Dry-toner-based laser imaged heat-set production, larger format, and web presses.

    1. Xerox toner-based color laser digital press

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      Poor toner adhesion to stocks

      by MarkD

      Yesterday 04:48 AM

    2. Xerox Digital Presses

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      Xerox digital production presses such as the new Color 800/1000 digital press

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      Fuser Oil II

      by TRevoir

      02-10-2016 11:30 AM

    3. Canon imagePRESS natural gloss digital press

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      Grainy prints on Canon 6010

      by paulprinting

      12-13-2015 07:00 PM

    4. Production digital dry-toner 14x20 color presses

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      Kodak NexPress
      Nexpress 2100 in Gothenburg Sweden

      by dusan.sitoprint

      01-25-2016 05:51 AM

    5. Océ Digital Presses

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      Océ VarioPrint, ColorStream, and VarioStream digital presses

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      How to make this?

      by lmsmile2u

      01-08-2016 06:08 AM

    6. Web fed electro-photographic dry toner based imaging presses.

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      Xeikon Digital Printing Press
      Xeikon 500D problem

      by jurek

      11-09-2015 09:29 AM

    7. MGI Digital Presses such as the Meteor

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      Heidelberg Offset Press
      Looking for MGI dry ink / Meteor DP- 60...

      by digiMart

      11-13-2015 09:27 PM

    8. Other Digital Presses

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      Other Production Digital Presses

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      Primera cx1200 Empties

      by ccare

      12-20-2015 06:42 PM

  4. Color Laser Printer & Color Copier Forum Last Post

    Medium - High Volume Color Laser Machines offered under service / maintenance / supplies contracts for graphic, business, and production

    1. Discussion specific to Canon CLC color laser copiers, Color ImageRunner and Canon ImagePress color printers.

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      Canon ImagePressC6010

      by Lisa wee

      12-27-2015 01:20 PM

    2. Discussion specific to Xerox DocuColor copiers and multifunction printers

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      Xerox 700 077-113 fault code

      by PragmaGraphix

      02-10-2016 07:44 PM

    3. Discussion specific to Konica Minolta bizhub and co-branded multifunction color laser printers

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      Canon ImageRunner IRC3220
      Konica-Minolta C6000 vs C1060

      by selfemployer

      02-12-2016 04:45 PM

    4. Xante Illumina Digital Color Printers (known for printing ability on heavy stocks)

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      Xante Ilumina EnvMC Wiring, Manual?

      by Bodi79

      11-08-2015 08:31 AM

    5. Discussion specific to Ricoh Aficio and other Ricoh color laser equipment

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      Ricoh Pro C7100 - Feedback?

      by wagsgraphx

      02-12-2016 07:36 PM

    6. Discussion of other production color laser printes, copiers, and production multifunction devices.

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      Heidelberg Offset Press
      Sharp MX-4141N Printing pink instead of...

      by Crytstalhuff1

      12-02-2015 08:15 PM

    7. Normal stock and specialty media to get the most out of current laser dry-toner printing processes

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      Poll
      kromekote c1s alterantives: carolina...

      by dditzler

      02-09-2015 11:24 AM

  5. RIP Forum Last Post

    RIP selection, configuration, and optimization

    1. Selection, configuration, setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Fiery RIPs.

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      LoadLibraryEx / jppath error when...

      by isaacgrover

      11-23-2015 07:45 AM

    2. Splash, CREO, OEM, software, and other RIPs

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      Lino PCI card

      by juliocha

      11-16-2015 09:29 AM

  6. Small Color Laser Printer Forum Last Post

    Retail Color Laser Printers for small-volume or specialty use not offered under service / supplies / maintenance contracts

    1. Discussion about Xerox Phaser, Minolta QMS, HP Laserjet 5500, 9500, 8500, Canon Color ImageClass, and other color laser printers

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      Xerox phaser 6130 horizontal lines

      by chakytori

      09-15-2015 06:30 PM

    2. Desktop and specialty small-format color laser printers

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      printers that can print to 8x10

      by modelprinting

      06-08-2015 06:05 PM

  7. Line Inkjet Printers Last Post

    Line inkjet digital ink high-speed production and multifunction printers.

    1. HP Edgeline line-inkjet digital printers (CM8060/CM8050 multifunction devices)

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      HP CM8060 cost per print information

      by threedeeprinting

      08-06-2014 02:31 PM

    2. Riso Forcejet line-inkjet digital printers (such as the HC5500)

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      Touch screen dead on Riso HC5500

      by Joergen

      06-03-2014 07:04 AM

  8. Photographic & Fine Art Printers Last Post

    Giclee fine art, photographic, and short-run printing.

    1. Roll-fed 24", 36", 44", 60" and larger wide-carriage inkjet / giclee printers

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      Color test swatch??

      by jldy

      02-12-2016 01:00 PM

    2. 17" Wide-Carriage Inkjet / giclee printers which include both sheet cassette/tray and roll feeding capability

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      17" Printer Questions

      by calkdist

      09-12-2015 07:35 PM

    3. 13" carriage and smaller inkjet / giclee printers

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      Epson 4800 inkjet printer
      What is the best inkjet for printing on...

      by chelseap

      06-25-2015 07:03 AM

    4. Photographic Dye Sublimation and gloss thermal printers

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      Are dye sub printers dead?

      by Niallphoto

      05-03-2014 05:06 PM

    5. CIS systems to print larger volumes of prints at reduced cost on inkjet printers.

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      Printing accreditation cards fast and...

      by cardsmart

      11-16-2015 02:29 AM

    6. Photographic, fine art, and specialty coated and uncoated inkjet media

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      paper for printing maps

      by RCinSTP

      01-15-2016 04:07 PM

  9. Digital Duplicator Forum Last Post

    Ink based digital duplicators

    1. Low-cost per print digital duplicators

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      Would a duplicator be an option to...

      by carmichaelt

      12-06-2013 01:27 PM

  10. Print Finishing Forum Last Post

    Coating, trimming, cutting, scoring, folding, booklet-making, book-binding, mailing.

    1. Horizontal and tower collators, booklet stitcher, folder, trimmer systems and collator-booklet maker systems (Bourg, Duplo, MBM, Plockmatic, Standard, Horizon, other)

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      Bourg Collator
      Horizon 5500 stitch liner

      by Okwonga

      10-19-2015 11:50 AM

    2. Trifold, bifold, z-fold, barrel fold, cross fold desktop, floor, friction and air folders

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      GTO offset printing press
      LOOKING FOR Heidelberg stahlfolder ti...

      by jqgraphic

      01-26-2016 06:39 AM

    3. Electric and hydraulic paper cutters (baum, polar, mbm, triumph, other), stack trimmers, guillotine, and specialty paper cutters

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      Which Business Card Cutter/Slitter...

      by seagull

      02-11-2016 12:27 PM

    4. UV, Aqueous, and other gloss coating options.

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      UV coating temperature issues

      by llmabc

      09-08-2015 11:03 PM

    5. Mailing procedures, equipment, and other distribution concerns.

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      Heat wrap recommendations

      by Sharpe Image

      01-28-2015 07:24 AM

    6. Perfect Binding, Hard Cover Book Binding, and other Book Bindery Discussion

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      Hot Adhesive Glue For Horizon BQ 270

      by spielassociates

      02-05-2016 01:17 PM

  11. Color Printing Marketplace Last Post

    Post color printing and finishing equipment for sale or wanted.

    1. Multi-color Offset Presses, Offset Press Equipment, Direct Imaging, and Digital Production Presses for sale

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      Kodak VL 2000

      by ballykea

      02-12-2016 12:05 PM

    2. HP Indigo presses, parts, and supplies for sale

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      HP Indigo digital inkjet press
      I have MANY spare parts for sale for an...

      by rolermanto

      02-03-2016 06:52 PM

    3. Trimmers, cutters, folders, scoring machines, mailing equipment, and coating equipment wanted and for sale.

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      Neopost DS100

      by pauls

      02-11-2016 06:38 PM

    4. Computer equipment, proofing and color profiling equipment, plate makers, direct computer to plate systems wanted and for sale.

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      Esko Cyrel Data imager (CDI) Spark...

      by Eid Zgheib

      12-28-2015 12:24 PM

    5. Color copiers and production color laser printers for sale.

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      Zund G 3 L 3200BHS for sale

      by terrymcv

      02-11-2016 06:12 PM

    6. Medium and Large format inkjet and other shot-run large format printers and plotters for sale.

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      2006 Heidelberg SM52-5P3+L

      by smcneil10

      02-03-2016 10:36 AM

    7. General printing equipment and accessories, screen printing equipment, and printing oddments that don't fit in another specific print marketplace forum.

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      Original autoplate airbag clamps for...

      by Pink_Floyd

      Yesterday 11:37 AM

  12. Color Printing Workflow and Prepress Last Post

    Prepress workflow, layout, graphics, computer hardware and software.

    1. Workstation, CPU, Storage, Monitor, Network, Internet Connectivity, and other computer hardware selection, configuration, troubleshooting, and optimization.

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      Prinect Prepress Interface 4.1

      by jqgraphic

      06-04-2015 01:47 AM

    2. DTP, vector and raster Graphics software, and prepress software.

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      The Perfect Pre Press Portal

      by timtom

      02-02-2016 12:58 PM

    3. Color profiling , custom profiles, and software and hardware color management issues.

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      Density values for Digital printing

      by jonandermb

      10-28-2015 07:32 AM

  13. Color Printing Forum Last Post

    Color Printing Forum community and open discussion

    1. Introduce yourself, enjoy friendly discussion with fellow printers, and network with print professionals in adjacent markets and print industries.

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      Printing on Foil Tray lids

      by PaulM

      02-12-2016 11:08 AM

    2. Print job postings. Post press positions and temporary job availability, and print positions sought / print-industry talent available.

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      Looking vacancy in australia or new...

      by PKT FDO

      12-26-2015 01:04 AM

    3. General discussion about running a printing business: economics, marketing, investment, and other aspects of the business-side of printing.

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      Budgeted Hourly Cost Rates Software For...

      by cpress

      02-10-2016 01:28 AM

    4. Discussion of internet outsourcing options and experiences. Direct advertising is not permitted unless in response to a question.

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      What type of printing do they use for...

      by Daffy

      02-04-2016 12:05 AM

    5. Color Printing Forum News, Announcements, and a place for suggestions for new Color Printing Forum sub-forums.

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      Verizon customers may not be able to...

      by Color Printing Forum Admin

      03-10-2013 04:17 AM

    6. The Print Wiki has now been merged into the Color Printing Forum to become the Glossary

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      Anti-offset Powder

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