Course Focus:

  • Plate Changeover Techniques and Procedures
  • Reducing Printed Scrap
  • Color Vision Testing
  • Introduction to Dots, Halftones, and Process Printing
  • Press Labs- Grayscales, Line work, Process Printing
  • Measuring dot gain and ink density with a densitometer / Balancing color on press
  • Setting a colorhead for optimum results
  • Troubleshooting: Inks, Blankets, Plates, Rollers
  • Understanding the Ink Fountain and Colorhead

This course is comprised of classroom as well as on-press instruction. Each trainee will have the opportunity to balance roller pressures and ink flow during the press labs.


  • All trainees will receive a Training Workbook, a magnifying loupe, and a Certificate of Completion
  • Course syllabus can be modified based on specific needs / experience levels of the client
  • (3) 8 hour days, 60% on press, 40% classroom ( Length and duration of class can be modified upon request )
  • Press time and un-printed product will be required for the on-press instruction
  • Instructor has 30 years experience in dry offset print production, training, and pre-press

For more information or to schedule your training please contact Vince Rampulla @ 631-655-9080

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