Glossary beginning with W

Glossary of Print Terms

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Work and Back (W&B)

The process of printing one side of a press sheet with one set of plates and the second side with a different set of plates.

Synonyms: Sheetwise

Work and Tumble (W&TUM)

A sheet proceeds through a press and is printed on one side. The gripper grabs the sheet and flips it over from head to tail and it is printed on the other side. The second time the sheet is run it is gripped from the opposite side as the original.

Work and Turn (W&T)

A sheet proceeds through a press and is printed on one side. The gripper grabs the sheet and flips it over from left to right and it is printed on the other side. The same gripper and plates are used for printing both sides.

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RGBi is an acronym for the three colors used to create the broad array of colors displayed on an electronic monitor. The three primary additive colors are Red, Green and Blue. RGB colors are used for electronic displays but do not reproduce well in print. RGB images should be converted to CMYKi before your files are sent to the printer or it will be done during the pre-press process.