Conventional Label Printing Processes


Total of 50 Questions

Exam Description:

This covers all the conventional printing processes associated with the self-adhesive label industry. These include letterpress, lithography, flexography, screen printing, gravure and combination printing. Label press configurations and ancillary equipment is also included.

This exam includes questions that test your knowledge on the core textbook as well as the module's supplementary material.


Conventional Label Printing Processes by Robert Shimmin and John Morton

Recommended reading:

Encyclopedia of Label Technology by Michael Fairley
The History of Labels by Michael Fairley and Tony White

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Exam Objectives:

  • Conventional Label Printing Processes
  • To understand the principles of the letterpress configuration and printing process
  • To highlight the characteristics and workings of the flexographic printing process
  • To explain the advantages and disadvantages of the litho and waterless litho processes
  • To identify the principles of screen printing and differentiate between flatbed and rotary systems
  • To highlight the workings of the gravure process and configurations for label printing
  • To differentiate between the main types of press configurations and ancillary elements highlighting their key benefits
  • To determine the principles of the modern combination printing press and how to utilize all the existing printing processes within a multi-platform press


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