Safety Paper

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

Paper especially formulated with a protective background to show erasures, or other means to expose forgery or document alterations, such as paper used for checks, bonds, bank slips, coupons, tickets,

Scaling

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

The act of—or the computer function that facilitates—altering the size of an image or font proportionately. See Scale.

Semichemical Pulping

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

Method of converting wood chips to paper pulp for papermaking utilizing a combination of chemical and mechanical means. The purpose of pulping is to separate individual fibers of cellulose from other non-fibrous components of wood, in

Sharpen 

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A process by which the printing size of halftone dots is reduced and is often performed to reduce the effects of dot gain. On color separation negatives, sharpening is accomplished by means of dot

Sharpness 

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

An attribute of any image that describes the degree of clarity of the edge(s) of that image. Sharpness is applied to photographs, digital images, scans, proofs, line art, a computer video

Sheet 

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

An individual, rectangular piece of paper, as opposed to a continuous paper web, cut to a particular standard size orodd size. The term sheet also refers to a metal substrate greater than 0.006

Sheet Decurler 

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A device on some sheetfed printing presses (especially those used in offset lithography) located between the lastimpression cylinder and the delivery pile that works to remove the curl from press sheets. A typical sheet

Sheeter 

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A device used to cut a paper web into individual sheets. See Single Rotary Cutter and Double Rotary Cutter, andSheeting

Sheetfed 

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

Descriptive of any printing press which prints on discrete sheets of paper (or other substrate). See also webfed. Also spelled with a hyphen, sheet-fed.