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Suck-back

When the pressure on the sprue is not held long enough for the melt to cool before the screw returns. Some of the melt in the cavities or runner system …

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Subtractive Color Synthesis

Method for creating a color impression by filtering out individual frequency ranges ? i.e. colors ? from the overall spectrum of visible light. In the case of color printing, this …

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Subtracitve Primaries

Yellow, magenta and cyan, the hues used for process color printing inks.

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Substrate

Also referred to as stock. A general term used by printers to describe any material that can be printed on, including paper, paperboard, cardboard, and any other material that can …

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Substance

The weight in pounds of a ream (500 sheets) of paper cut to the standard size (17? x 22?) for business papers (bond, ledger, mimeograph and duplicator): e.g., 20 pounds. …

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Sublimation

When a solid changes to a gas state without going through a liquid state first.

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Subgate

entrance to the part from the runner located below the parting line. On ejection the part breaks away from the subgate.

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SU Display

(Set Up Display) P-O-P display that is shipped set up and requires no assembly at the retail level.

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Styrofoam

A trademarked name for a specific form of insulation manufactured by The Dow Chemical Company. STYROFOAM is not synonymous with polystyrene.

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Styrene

A plastic material used in vacuum forming and injection molding processes and printing. It is used for its high strength properties and its ability to be colored.

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Structural Quality

Material applicable to the various classes of structures, indicated by the standard specifications, which is suitable for the different mechanical operations employed for the fabrication of such structures. Structural quality …

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Structural Foam Molding

The process of molding thermoplastics articles with a cellular core and integral solid skins in a single operation.

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Stroke of a Press

The reciprocating motion of a press slide, specified as the number of inches between the terminal points of the motion.

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Stroke (up or down)

The vertical movement of a ram during half of the cycle, from the full open to the full closed position or vice versa.

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Stroke

Ram travel from top dead center (TDC) to bottom dead center (BDC).

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