The PDF File Format
By Dan Seanor
In this animated object, learners examine the PDF (portable document format), which has become the standard file format in the printing industry for the distribution of printable documents.
In this animated object, learners examine ink trapping, a key technique used by printers to improve the quality of products and to increase efficiency.
By Steve Utschig
In this animated activity, learners observe how a viscometer operates.
What Is Color?
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
BLEED: How to Extend an Image Past the Edges of a Printing Project
Learners follow design steps incorporating a bleed, a technique used to allow for inaccuracies in the printing and trimming processes.
Behavior of Ink in a Doctor Blade Metering System
In this animated activity, learners examine procedures in a doctor blade metering system.
The Two-Roll Metering System
In this animated activity, learners observe how a two-roll metering system operates.
Rotary Die Cutter
Learners view video clips of operation procedures.
The purpose of the conveyor and how it accomplishes its objective.
In this animated activity, learners observe impression procedures.
The Feed Section
Learners watch a video and an animated depiction of the operation of the feed section of a corrugated press. They also read descriptions of the feed table, side guides, feed wheels, feed gates, and the feed roll.
Wide Web Central Impression Press
Learners take a virtual tour of the wide web central impression press and read directions for the operation of each component. This object includes animation, video clips, and audio.
The Enclosed Chambered Metering System
In this animated object, learners examine how an enclosed chambered metering system operates.
By Bryan LaVigne
Learners answer questions about foundry-related technology and terms using a game board format. This learning object can be used individually, in small groups, or as a class activity to provide an alternative self-assessment tool.
Behavior of Flexo Ink in the Two-Roll System Ink Train
Learners examine how the two-roll metering system works.