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heatset Web offset printing

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Heatset web offset printing is a printing process in which ink is dried rapidly by forced-air heating. In the alternative method, coldset Web offset printing or (also known as non-heatset), the ink dries more slowly by ordinary evaporation and absorption. Web offset printing is a printing process in which a continuous roll of paper is fed through a printing press.

This was last updated in July 2006
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