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Skin

A thin reproduction of the outside surface of a part detail, or model. Normally made of fiberglass and/or a plastic material. Used for spotting, machining, etc.

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Skid

A platform support for a pile of cut sheets that facilitates shipping and handling by fork lift trucks.

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Skeleton Black

The term skeleton black is used for the black color separation of a 4c color set when it enhances only contrast and details in the darkest regions of the image …

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Sizing

The process of applying a material on a surface in order to fill pores and thus reduce the absorption of the subsequently applied adhesive or coating, or to otherwise modify …

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Size

A water resisting material added to paper during paper making or also an ink that dries sticky to hold metallic powders.

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Sintra

A brand name of extruded sheets of PVC (poly vinyl chloride).

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Sinkhole

In welding, a dimple on the surface of stock caused by shrinking of the weld during cooling.

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Sink Mark

an indentation on the surface of the part as a result of significant local change in wall section. The mark will occur in the thicker area.

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Sink Mar

A dimple-like depression with well-rounded edges, in the surface of a part where it has retracted from the mold.

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Single-Action Press

A forming press that operates with a single function, such as moving a punch into a die with no simultaneous action for holding down the clank or ejecting the formed …

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Single-action Die

A form die that has no blank holder action since it is used with a single-action press without the use of a draw cushion.

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Single Wall Corrugated Board

Also known as double face. The structure formed by one corrugated inner member glued between two flat facings.

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Single Face Corrugated Board

The structure formed by one corrugated member glued to one flat facing.

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Silver-Colored Foil

A foil used extensively in combination with cardboard to produce interesting optical and attention-getting effects. Silver-colored foil can be rendered in any color with dye or can be purchased in …

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Silk Screen Process

Same as screen process; use of silk is outdated. See Screen Process.

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