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    The Future of the Newspaper Industry

    We already have folding digital media "paper" that can be rolled an put in your pocket, the issue is not the media,screen resolution or the downloading but the battery life and storage. As storage is no longer becoming an issue the battery life is the main challenge. Imagine a piece of plastic...
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    The Future of the Newspaper Industry

    It totally depends on market conditions. I've worked for several major (about 10) Top UK National and regional Newspapers both under contract and as an employee and I can say with some confidence that it depends on several factors 1. Market conditions 2. Business Model 3. Business Objectives...
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    Krause Bluefin 650 Excessive Wear

    Grease in a processor near a preheat section running at 140 degrees? Not a good idea if grease gets in your preheat water which is sprayed over your plate surface is it? I would have avoided that like the plauge. The inner spring in the inner rubber seal tended to get corroded thus causing...
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    Krause Bluefin 650 Excessive Wear

    Sound like the seals in the bearing housings aren't holding, I've worked on the LS range of kit but not their processors , however I know similar problems occured in Agfa badged "Hasse" Processors. Bearing seals and blocks were being pentrated by the fumes and thus the evaporates from the bath...
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    PVC sheet getting thinner after screen printing??

    It isn't the experience , it was a technical curosity !
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    PVC sheet getting thinner after screen printing??

    Do your printing inks contain any aromatic Hydrocarbons, cyclic ethers and ketones, Any one or all three could form a part of your printing inks which would dissolve some of the PVC substrate (Depending on %)
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    HP1050C plus and Newscolor RIP

    Jon have you considered the integrated digital on screen proofing systems? Take a Look at this :-Target colour: Publishers -: and this MyPressXpert - Online process control
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    Ink Saving solution?

    MyPressXpert - Online process control I can recommend this product.
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    HP1050C plus and Newscolor RIP

    Jon have you considered the integrated digital on screen proofing systems? Take a Look at this :-Target colour: Publishers -: and this MyPressXpert - Online process control
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    Newspaper Workflow Suggestions

    You might want to be aware we found that if your press operators don't get the naming structure correct on the plans and then they try to delete it this can sometimes cause the exact same issue. It's down to training really sometimes people type things wrong and it's easy done.
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    Newspaper Workflow Suggestions

    LOL true.. Sometimes the Database corrupted, normally like you said, operator fault; and then Man had to dial in and delete the offending file. Didn't happen very often but when it did it was a pain as plans couldn't updated during edition changes which mean't stop press.. Ousr linked...
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    Has Anyone Sued Their Digital Press Manufacturer for Downtime?

    Yes, I always had to put right what our supplier techs made wrong each time they did a service. Disintegrating rubber roller paper grippers, loosened gripper arm unit, poor star quality where their perceived laser power and pwm adjustments are just a few to mention. I'd suggest to any...
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    Newspaper Workflow Suggestions

    Three Colorman's Bound For Guardian And Observer: News from MAN Roland GB http://www.manroland.co.uk/PDFs/newsletters/sfactor2.pdf Same here Just before the Times of India paid us a visit to admire the set up and decided they wanted some too...
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    Newspaper Workflow Suggestions

    Hey Jack I worked on a similar set up but with 2 x Colorman press. Do you use the pecom system with your Geoman? How do you find it?
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    Overuse of the quote feature

    :confused: :D
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    Help! Questions about 1-bit tiff workflow.

    "200 plate per hour? You must be the guy that is taking all our print jobs, hehe." No not at all That was just one publication only! Three CTP lines running from 7pm-3am run on two 10 tower presses with press stops over 4 editions.
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    Has Anyone Sued Their Digital Press Manufacturer for Downtime?

    "Their technicians have a lot of trouble resolving problems for known hardware issues. Too many managers are completely ineffective and some could care less........down time just doesn't matter." RE Kodak. Here in the UK I've worked with some of their techs and I have to say I haven't been...
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    Help! Questions about 1-bit tiff workflow.

    Correct Mark and we used 1024 dpi rather than 1270. A standard front page from receiving file (To be ripped) to finished plate would be typically 8 minutes and 11-12 minutes for the larger panoramic.
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    excessive plate wear on Kodak thermal direct plates

    Now that's what I call service.
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    excessive plate wear on Kodak thermal direct plates

    "Thanks for your input. Most people I have spoke to say the same, but there are companies who are still having proplems with run lenghts which is leading to other propblems which is making me a bit hesitant to take the final leap. Cheers Gaz." You might want to ask Gaz, about these people with...

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