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What's the Difference Between UV Printing and LED-UV Printing?

What is the difference between LED-UV and UV printing? The fundamental difference between the UV and LED-UV is the light source. LED-UV generates an energy wavelength from light-emitting diodes (LED) at a light spectrum between 385 – 395nm (nanometers.) Traditional UV produces an energy wavelengths between 260nm and 440nm from a mercury-vapor bulb. UV is far less efficient because only part of th...

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Buying a Used Printing Machine: 4 Things You Need to Know

Technology is an expensive investment for a business. On one hand, good technology helps a company operate efficiently and can increase profits, but on the other hand-- it often is a big expense all at once which can cut into operating budgets. Commercial printing presses are a great example. It can cost a fortune to buy one brand new, but if you are in the market for a printing press, maybe you s...

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What is Offset Printing & When Do You Need It? (With Video)

If you are a business looking into commercial printing options, you've probably heard of Offset Printing by now. And at this point, you've probably come across this blog looking for answers to one or more of the following questions:      What is Offset Printing How Does Offset Printing Work?  When Should You Use Offset Printing?  What's the Difference Between Offset and Digital?        As y...

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The Evolution of Printing & What It Means For Your Business

The Industry Today - from our vantage point: Originally Published November 2014 By APT Press Direct As we aggressively enter the paperless age, we must consider what this new era means for the printing industry, a longtime stalwart of the U.S. economy. In this new era, banks don’t want to mail paper statements; payroll services have stopped printing pay stubs; major magazines, like MacWorld, hav...

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What is the Difference Between Offset Printing and Digital Printing?

Printing might not be something that you think twice about. But depending on what kind of product you need to print, you will want to give your printing options a closer look. Is your project better suited for offset printing or digital printing? What even is the difference between the two?  Find out what kind of printing you need. Learn about the difference between offset printing and digital pr...

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