In some digital printing is possible, what a great change in the printing industry has brought about: Short production times, the printing of personalized documents, and even at the lowest cost production runs. The reason: Digital data is transferred to the substrate without film or plates must first be exposed. This property is the lowest common denominator for many different printing techniques. Another term for digital printing is printing without a Master “or English NIP Technologies (” Non-impact “). Among them are many different printing processes are summarized. The two hot key: inkjet or inkjet processes. The most famous and most widely used technique called electrophotography. They can be divided into the five process steps imaging, coloring, toner transfer, toner fixing and cleaning. The surface of a drum is coated with a photo of semiconductor that changes when exposed to light. This change, or exposure ismade with sharply focused light beams such as lasers and LEDs. This creates an exposed surface that is covered with toner. Subsequently, this “toner image” of the photoconductor drum by electrostatic processes is transferred to the substrate. This can also be a paper or an intermediate. Finally, the color must be on the paper by Hitzeinewirkung be fixed and cleaned immediately. Almost as famous and important as the electrophotography is the so-called inkjet printing. The imaging is here is done directly on the paper or other material: from fine nozzles ink is injected directly onto the substrate. In inkjet printing, there are two other distinctions: it can either be printed with solid colors that melt during the printing process, or – usually – with liquid paints. Depending on the ingredient inkjet prints for the long-term outdoor use may be appropriate. With the help of such modern methods can produce high quality printed materials such as flyers or business cards. Online PrintingLaser author Josephine Hufnagel editorial at laser

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