Non-Impact Digital Technologies vs. Conventional Offset Lithography in Book Printing: Quality, Cost and Production Efficiency

By Ian Baitz.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

An exploration of two common book printing processes, with emphasis on quality and cost. Process and run length trends are examined. Relevant mathematical equations are also presented.

Keywords: Book printing, Digital printing, Non-impact printing, Print on demand, Offset lithography, Print quality, Printing costs

International Journal of the Book, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.9-18. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 803.408KB).

Prof. Ian Baitz

Ian Baitz is an Assistant Professor of Printing Processes at Ryerson University. He has been involved in education and training for 15 years. He has a particular interest in issues of Conventional and Non-impact Printing Processes, Technological Education and Flexible Learning.


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