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Parameters Associated with Fabrication of an Improved Direct Negative and Plate: Methods and Measurements.
Author(s): K. S. Pennington; E. Simonyi; J. Hoekstra; M. Desai; A. Afzali
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Paper Abstract

The Direct Negative/Direct Plate technology employs electro-erosion printing techniques to directly generate negatives and offset printing plates suitable for use in many printing and publishing applications. Recently we have been developing materials which yield functional characteristics which are considerably improved over the first product (IBM electroNeg) to use this process. The physical parameters that govern the suitability of materials for use in the demanding environment of both electro-erosion printing and offset printing is discussed and some results and techniques for measuring these parameters described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1079, Hard Copy Output, (6 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952813
Show Author Affiliations
K. S. Pennington, IBM (United States)
E. Simonyi, IBM (United States)
J. Hoekstra, IBM (United States)
M. Desai, IBM (United States)
A. Afzali, IBM (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1079:
Hard Copy Output
Leo Beiser; Stephen L. Corsover; John M. Fleischer; Vsevolod S. Mihajlov; Ken-Ichi Shimazu, Editor(s)

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