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laser proofing paper
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: laser proofing paper
- From: Sam Nielson <snielson@AC.CEU.EDU>
- Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 15:08:35 -0700
- Message-Id: <199712162206.OAA15256@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
This may sound stupid, but I need a bit of basic information on laser
proofing paper. I am working on a book project that will go for offset
printing. There are a number of graphical elements in it, and I want the
printer to work off my printouts rather that let him monkey in my
I have some paper from Hammermill that is called 'Hammermill laser plus'
. It has a blueline (non-photographic?) text printed on one side and
blank on the other. On which side to I do the imaging? Would there be a
better paper to use? one that is a clay coated variety? This Hammermill
paper states that it is intended for laser proofing and for offset
reproduction, but I haven't found anyone yet to give me the straight
scoop or any comparisons with other types of paper.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.