What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
In this animated activity, learners observe how a viscometer operates.
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 activity, learners observe impression procedures.
Rotary Die Cutter
Learners view video clips of operation procedures.
In this animated object, learners examine ink trapping, a key technique used by printers to improve the quality of products and to increase efficiency.
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.
The Enclosed Chambered Metering System
In this animated object, learners examine how an enclosed chambered metering system operates.
The Two-Roll Metering System
In this animated activity, learners observe how a two-roll metering system operates.
The purpose of the conveyor and how it accomplishes its objective.
Behavior of Ink in a Doctor Blade Metering System
In this animated activity, learners examine procedures in a doctor blade metering system.
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.
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.
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.
Behavior of Flexo Ink in the Two-Roll System Ink Train
Learners examine how the two-roll metering system works.