PrintSIP Offset Press Operations & Binding and Finishing

Offset Press Operations and Binding & Finishing is designed to provide the student foundational knowledge to prepare them to become production machine operators. Students will be introduced to the types of offset printing and bindery equipment that are commonly used in production.

The module will lead the student to identify the types of offset printing machines that are commonly used, the steps and skills required to operate a press, and common binding and finishing procedures.

Content

Offset Press Operations:

Offset Press Technologies • Paper • Ink • Dampening Solution • Make-ready • Print • Quality • Maintenance

Binding & Finishing:

Binding and Finishing Technologies • Cutting • Folding • Collation • Binding • Trimming • Packing • Mailing