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Perforation – Makes it where you can tear off a section of paper to separate. It is similar how coupons are often done. #perforation

Paste Up

Paste Up – A method of printing that you pasted what you wanted on a special grid paper so it can get a picture taken of it, then a negative taken. From there a plate was made to go onto the printing press to print it. #PasteUp


CutContour A cut contour is often used on a plotter type of printer (like a Roland) that is used to print vinyl. That CutContour tells the plotter where it needs to cut after it prints it. #CutContour

Toner Change Ricoh Pro C7210x

I’m changing out a toner cartridge on our Ricoh Pro C7210x. #Ricoh #RicohC7210x

Rounded Corner Cutter

Rounded Corner Cutter when you want rounded corners on business cards or other card stock type prints this may be used.

Changing out the fuser

Changing out the fuser – We use a Ricoh digital press printer and we have to change our fuser units. We have two. One for 13×19 printing and other for 12×18 or smaller. ​

When you forget to shuffle for imposing

When you forget to shuffle for imposing for Imposition plug-in on Acrobat you will have to manually sort renumber after printing.

Slip Sheet

Slip Sheet – a slip sheet is used to help sort and organize your print jobs. #slipsheet

4-Color Printing

4-Color Printing – The Method that printing presses print printed material. #CMYK #4ColorPrinting


A bleed in printing is where the printing goes beyond the crop marks so that when it’s cut to size the printing can go edge the edge. Some printers can do bleeds and others cannot. Check with them before you sent your design to be printed there. #Bleed #GraphicDesign

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