Press Configuration

Print Faults

  • Blistering
  • Bounce marks
  • Break at chopper fold
  • Chopper fold canted
  • Chopper fold shifted
  • Circumferential slurring
  • Creasing after impression
  • Creasing before impression
  • Cutting register
  • Dirt marks
  • Dog ears
  • Dry-Scumming
  • Edge of web
  • Enlargement (dot spread)
  • First parallel fold canted
  • First paralled fold shifted
  • Fluffing
  • Fogging
  • Folder jam
  • Front/Back register
  • Gear marks—streaks
  • Greasing
  • Hickeys
  • Increased thickness
  • Inking
  • Lateral slurring
  • Low (smashed blanket)
  • Off-centered impression
  • Picking
  • Plate-roller marks
  • Registration
  • Spotting
  • Tear at foot of register
  • Tear at former nose
  • Tear at head of register
  • Web break
  • Wrinkling

Press Components

  • Press Drive
  • Reelstand
    • Skew roller
    • Current reel
      • Reel core
      • Paper
  • Web Guide (in)
    • Input optical fork
    • Input scan cells
  • Infeed
    • Infeed-roller
    • Infeed traction rollers
  • Printing unit(s)
    • Inking system
      • Ink feed roller
      • Inking system rollers
      • Form rollers
      • Distributing rollers
      • Riding rollers
    • Inking fountain
      • Ink metering screws
      • Ink
    • Plate cylinder
      • Plate cylinder packing
      • Plate
    • Film
      • Mounting
  • Blanket cylinder
    • Blanket
      • Blanket packing
      • Packing sheet
  • Dampening system
    • Pipes
    • Dampening rollers
  • Fountain
    • Fountain solution
  • Registration (buzzle) wheels
  • Dryer
    • Control Cell
    • Boxes
    • Dryer Jets
    • Burners
  • Chill rolls
    • Chill cylinder
    • Chill traction rollers
  • Web Guide (out)
    • Automatic register control
    • Output optical fork
    • Output cells
  • Folder
    • Former
      • Nose
      • Blowers
      • Trolleys
    • Pipe rollers
    • Pinch rolls
    • Cross-perforation
    • Circumferential perf.
    • Cutting cylinder
      • Knife
    • Transfer cylinder
      • Tucker blades
      • Blade cheek
      • Pins
    • Folding (jaw) cylinder
      • Jaws
      • Brushes
      • Tapes
    • Chopper
      • Table
      • Stripper
      • Tapes
      • Brushes
      • Slideways
      • Chopper Blade
      • Chopper cheek
      • Creasers
    • Stacker
    • Siliconer

Published on Monday, November 2, 2009 (updated 05/29/2014)