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Resist

In photomechanics, a light-hardened stencil to prevent etching of non-printing areas on plates.

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Resin (Synthetic)

The term is used to designate any polymer that is a basic material for plastics.

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Resin

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.

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Residual Stress

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 …

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Residual Odor

Any foreign odor retained in a material after a manufacturing or converting process is complete.

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Reset

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.

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Reservoirs

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.

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Reserve Stock

Merchandise that is stored in an area inaccessible by customers.

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Rerolling

Final cold rolling operation, usually done to achieve specific thickness control and improved finish.

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Reprography

Copying and duplicating.

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Reproducibility

Extent to which parts from multiple lots are identical.

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Repositioning

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 …

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Repeatability

The ability to keep photo film and the images thereon in proper register. Repeatability is usually measured in micrometers.

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Repeat

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 …

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Rendering

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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