Almost all printing machines are equipped with a computer. These machines make the printing process easier. Some machines also have a mechanical brake and a digital counter with a sensor. They are used for printing on different materials, such as corrugated boards, plastic and rubber.
Offset printing is a commonly used printing process. It uses fast-drying inks to produce sharp images. It is generally used for high-volume printing of packaging, greeting cards, and magazines.
Flexo printing is another printing technique. It is primarily used for printing on packaging materials, such as plastic and rubber. It is simple to operate and produces fine impressions.
Screen printing is another form of printing, which uses a screen to create large graphics. It is also used for CD and DVD images. It is also used for embossing different materials. It is also used to create full-color prints.
Offset presses, also called sheet-fed presses, can accept large sheets of paper. They are also used for high-volume printing of wallpaper, greeting cards, and magazines. They can print two or four colors at once.
Some printing machines are also multi-stage web presses. They can be as large as highway trucks. They usually have a crew of press assistants to help load the press.
They set up the printing process on a control panel and adjust pressure and feed controls to make sure the paper meets specifications. They also make sure the plates are level in the press. They also monitor the printing process on a computer. They also perform small repairs on all machines.