In photomechanics, a light-hardened stencil to prevent etching of non-printing areas on plates.
The term is used to designate any polymer that is a basic material for plastics.
Any of a class of solid or semi-solid organic products of natural or synthetic origin, generally of high molecular weight with no definite melting point. Most resins are polymers.
Macroscopic stresses that are set up within a metal as the result of non-uniform plastic deformation. This deformation may be caused by cold working or by drastic gradients of temperature …
Any foreign odor retained in a material after a manufacturing or converting process is complete.
The realigning or adjusting of dies or tools during a production run; not to be confused with the operation setup that occurs before a production run.
A tank used to store fluid for a hydraulic system – this maintains the fluid an even temperature by allowing circulation and cooling from the tank sides.
Merchandise that is stored in an area inaccessible by customers.
Final cold rolling operation, usually done to achieve specific thickness control and improved finish.
Copying and duplicating.
Extent to which parts from multiple lots are identical.
Operation in turret press fabrication denoting the release of the workholders, movement of the X axis to a new position on the workpiece, and the regripping of the workpiece so …
The ability to keep photo film and the images thereon in proper register. Repeatability is usually measured in micrometers.
The number of identical copies produced from a single piece of material. In the printing industry, for example, this can be the number of identical masters, printing forms or prints …
The realistic representation of three-dimensional models by a computer – on the monitor or in a print. In this context, the object is given the most realistic surface possible, illuminated …
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