Rush American Printing, Inc. is a complete manufacturer of all your printing needs.
All Printing Products Are Made Feasible By Our Pre-Press, Printing, and Bindery Departments.
Process that starts after order has been printed. This process includes cutting, trimming, folding, collating, stitching, numbering, punching, padding, perforating, laminating and inserting.
The number of dots that fit horizontally and vertically into a one- inch measure. Generally, the more dots per inch, the more detail is captured, and the sharper the resulting image.
Size of product after printing and trimming, but before folding, as compared to finished size.
Method of printing that releases foil from its backing when stamped with the heated die.
Common types of folding: half, tri -fold, Z fold, accordion fold, gate fold and double gate fold.
Technique of printing that uses cyan, magenta, yellow and black to simulate full-color images.
Production of more or fewer copies than ordered. Printing trade terms allow for plus or minus 10% to represent a completed order.
Taking place on a press or a bindery machine, creating a line of small dotted wholes for the purpose of tearing-off a part of a printed matter (usually straight lines, vertical or horizontal).
A pantone matching system or PMS for short is the most popular color matching system used in the printing industry. A true PMS color is defined by a mixture of inks that will provide a specific color.
A binding process where pages are glued together and directly to the spine of the book.
A universal file format developed by Adobe® that preserves all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and color of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it.
Inks using vegetable oils instead of petroleum products as pigment vehicles thus are easier on the environment.
A method of printing using colorless resin powder that takes on the color of underlying ink. Also called raised printing.
A bitmapped file format used for the reproduction of digitally scanned images such as photographs, illustrations & logos.
Liquid applied to a printed sheet, then bonded and cured with ultraviolet light. This coating yields a tough, almost unscratchable surface that is extremely durable.
A coating printed on top of a printed sheet to protect it, add a finish, and/or add a tinge of color.
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San Antonio, TX 78217
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