Digital Printing

Advantages

Digital printing eliminates many steps associated with traditional printing, so it is extrememly economical. Short run, full color digital printing can save 70% or more when quoted agaisnt lithography. It provides printing on demand and enables copy to be changed as needed for short run.

Limitations

  • CMYK or B/W
  • Output size limited to 20" x 18"
  • Quantities under 500 impressions (always compare to Lithography when quantities begin to rise)

Process

  • Pre Press: Electronic based, no consumables (G)
  • On Press: Toner fine powder electrically charged to drum then to paper, no consumables (G)
  • Post Press: Toner cartridge and drums recycled (G)