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Why choose offset printing supplies over digital printing – its advantages!

by Dominick Raucci Business Head

Printing is one of the most important industries that have been into use for a very long time, since the very early discovery of the printing machine. However, over all these eras, the concept of printing has evolved to a great extent and so has its kind. Whereas digital printing had a glorious past, it has now shifted to the popular use of offset printing. And hence, the demand of offset printing supplies has increased to a great extent.

But, although many people have heard about offset printing, they do not know its basics and how it is different from the digital printing. But, if you are looking for printing options, you must know which option to choose, whether digital printing or offset printing. While this printing option has been there in use for more than a decade or so, with the digital prints coming into market, people are getting confused.

What is offset used for?

This is a type of print that is commonly used for various commercial options for prints. These include anything within the range of newspapers, booklets, magazines, postcards, advertisements and brochures and many others. Using graphic chemical and ink, this type of printing is done. In all the commercial sectors where bulk prints are needed, this is the type that would work for you.

Difference between offset and digital:

For the masses, printing is simply printing! But it is not as similar as it might seem and offset and digital are two entirely different types of printing procedures. Both follow entirely different printing techniques and strategies and hence, they also render too entirely different look. Whereas, digital printing does not uses any plates to transfer the prints and does the job using a toner, its use are restricted to limited use.

The offset printing on the other hand uses graphic chemical and ink to transfer the images and texts to be printed, on a rubber roller or blanket and this in turn, prints it on the paper or whatever printing media required. It requires the setting up of the printing plates for every new set of job. The print gets rolled from the plates, on to the rubber rollers and then gets printed. No matter what type of print media you are looking for, you can have it printed through this medium as there are is wide range of materials and accessories available for doing this task.

Advantages of offset printing:

Throughout decades, this is what people have been accustomed to. And with new technologies and quality offset printing supplies coming to existence every day, this is extremely beneficial.

  • Its cost reduces along with the number of prints
  • It is useful for large quantities of prints, unlike the digital prints, which has a very restricted use

Besides this, this mode can be used on a variety of paper types, using various kinds of Pantone and metallic colours.


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About Dominick Raucci Freshman   Business Head

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