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Started by Mechanic, March 12, 2018, 06:36:08 AM

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George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA


Dave Hughes

Nice graphic George, although whoever produced it seems to have over-simplified the modern process to make a point.

Proof-reading and correcting seems not to be required for the modern process!

The 30% increase in press speed seems quite modest compared to the other advances.
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Mechanic

I created the graphics to demonstrate to visitors at the Pimpama Print Museum. It is simplified to show people who have never heard of a Linotype. The Sydney Morning Heralds Letterpress machines ran at 70,000 per hour in a straight run. I checked the advertised speed of modern offset machines and the stated speed was 100,000 copies per hour.
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John Cornelisse

It might be mentioned, that the computer-variant of Linotype, all fonts are in the hands of their old enemy: Monotype Inc....

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