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Old 01-23-2009, 01:50 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Benwiggy View Post
Perhaps it is less confusing to talk about a 6 "unit" press, rather than a 6 "colour" press. You can have a 4-unit press printing Black, followed by a perfecter, which turns the paper, followed by another Black unit that prints the other side, followed by a varnish or set-off spray.
Now that has really confused everyone and I have never seen a press in that configuration.
A six colour press will usualy print KMCY and either two specials - or one special and a varnish. Only in very special markets - one being greetings cards will you print the inside in one colour and then turn the sheet over and put CMYK on the front

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