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Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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1.) Identify basic systems and parts of a press.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
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Offset Press Operations
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2.) Demonstrate safe work habits and operation procedures in press operations.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
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3.) Interpret printed production information from a job docket or ticket.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
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4.) Select basic paper types, sizes, and weights in the printing industry.

Examples: types—wire or felt, watermarks, carbonless sequence

- sizes— 8 x 11, 11 x 17, 8 x 14

- weights— 30 lb., 40 lb., 50 lb.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
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Offset Press Operations
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5.) Analyze basic press operation systems.

Examples: offset, flexography

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
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Offset Press Operations
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6.) Identify uses of and problems associated with offset ink types, including oil base, rubber base, acrylic, and waterless inks.

•  Describing offset ink mixing, additives, and driers
Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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7.) Demonstrate the use of fountain solutions and additives.

•  Explaining the purpose of foundation solutions and additives
•  Identifying pH or conductivity, mixing, testing materials, equipment, and procedures of fountain solutions and additives
Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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8.) Compare advantages and disadvantages of digital printing to those of offset printing.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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9.) Demonstrate the make-ready process for paper, including sheet size, impression, and cylinder.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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10.) Demonstrate the make-ready process for inking and dampening systems.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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11.) Create a single- and multiple-color print job, including single- and two-sided documents using a metal or polyester plate.

Examples: two-color job with register marks, without register marks, and with color bars; single-color job on two- or three-part carbonless stock and envelopes; two-sided job using work and tumble and work and turn; job on heavy stock; multicolor, two-sided job

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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12.) Describe techniques used to install and set a blanket for an offset press operation.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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13.) Demonstrate procedures for major cleanup and maintenance of offset press operations, including proper washup techniques for inking systems, dampening systems, and cylinders, and demonstrating roller care and maintenance of inking and dampening systems.

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Offset Press Operations
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14.) Evaluate heavy solid work, including making needed adjustments to improve quality.

Examples: color match, closing registration, estimating ink quantity and costs

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