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Storage Life

The period of time that a packaged adhesive can be stored under specified temperature conditions and remain suitable for use. Sometimes called shelf life.

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Storage Blocks

Urethane blocks generally used in trim and pierce dies to prevent chipping of steels during storage and handling. Also aids in noise reduction, leveling the press ram, and reducing die …

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Stopping Out

In photomechanics, application of opaque to photographic negatives ;application of special lacquer to protect areas on films in dot etching; staging of halftone plates during relief etching.

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Stop, Automatic

A device for positioning stock in a die. A mechanism that initiates the stopping action of a press after its complete cycle. A device which initiates the stopping action of …

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Stop Pin

A device for positioning stock or parts in a die.

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Stop Blocks

Blocks normally located near each rider pin to prevent the die from closing too far. Used to determine the proper ram adjustment. Also called stand off blocks and bottoming blocks.

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Stop

A device for positioning stock or parts in a die.

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Stone Printing

A form of lithographic printing which uses Solnhofen limestone from the Franconia region of Germany for the printing form. Invented by Alois Senefelder in 1796, the technology was particularly popular …

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Stone

In lithography, formerly used as the plate material and presently used by artists as an art medium in letterpress, the bed on which metal type is leveled and locked up.

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Stock Strip

See skeleton.

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Stock Straightener

A machine mounted device consisting of a series of adjustable rolls used to straighten wire or strip stock as it comes off the coil.

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Stock Reel

A powered or non-powered device used to support a coil of material as it is fed into the machine.

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Stock Photopolymers

Class of photo sensitive materials that under go a change of properties when exposed to UV or visible light. Makes fine detailed printing plates and coating blankets.

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Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)

The term applied to each unique variation of a particular brand, including, but not limited to, size, count, style, flavor, ingredients, etc., for which a different UPC (bar code) is …

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Stock Item

A brand or product commonly sold in great quantity by a retail outlet and perpetually kept in stock.

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