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thermographic printing

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Thermographic printing is an application of thermography in which heat is used to create images on paper. There are two types of thermographic printing. In thermal printing , paper is coated with a heat-sensitive substance. In thermal ink transfer printing , heat is used to transfer print from a ribbon to paper.

This was last updated in July 2006
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