Lithography reduces the per piece printing cost on very large quantites on full color print runs. The process requires more set-up complexity and time, but it combines high speed and larger sheet size options to reduce over all cost.
Uniform textureOutput size limited to 20" x 25 3/8"
Pre Press:Metal or plastic platesOn Press: Petroleum or Vegetable based ink react with water on the printing plate to create an image on a rubber blanket that offsets to paper.Post Press: Cleaning Solvents (So Cal required low VOC emissions
Metal plates recycled - Plastic plates to landfill - Metal plate chemicals neutralized for sewer - Plastic plate chemicals hauled away by certified waste hauler.