How to publish Ukrainian newspapers and books
• How to publish Ukrainian newspapers and books
Factor-Druk Printing was founded in 1996 as one of the structural units of the Corporation "Factor". At the time of printing equipment fleet consisted of monochrome printing machine "Romayor" - the possibility of limited production of blanks manufacturer of black and white products.
Today, "Factor-Druk" - polygraphic complex with a production area of over 7,000 m², numerous parks prepress, printing and binding equipment, a staff of about 600 employees.
Recently I had the opportunity to walk with a tour of the printing plant. The noise of cars, the smell of paint, rolls of paper up to the ceiling, and more - under the cut
At the entrance is such optimistic plate
The first building - preparation of plates printed forms. Today it is the most advanced technology, called "Computer-to-Plate", t. E., "The computer-printed form"
To do this, there are two thermal CTP-devices that are controlled by the Kodak Prinergy Connect system
Here the plate itself of the printing plate. Each full-color print need four of these forms - one for each color (CMYK).
The printed form is enough for 100,000 prints. General view of the machine
The second room and the second CTP machine
Paper training workshop
The rolls, rolls, rolls
Special machine for cutting sheets from rolls. Two rolls here for the continuity of the process.
When one roll ends and he is replaced, the machine continues to cut paper with the second.
Looking at the support tools, you know - it is! Nanotechnology is here somewhere
Most desyatikrasochnaya offset machine "Speedmaster" B1 format, able to seal the sheet with both sides in a single pass
Here is such a he, CMYK, in reality,
At the workplace engineer can see a printed sheet under a good light source
Measure shades spectrophotometer adjust some parameters
But in these barrels paint supplied to the enterprise - from the four colors in the set. Then poured into smaller containers and dressed in cars
Another printer - four-color offset machine "Man Roland 200" B2 format, which provides the ability to print in a 4 + 0 and has the possibility to reach a maximum printing speed - 11,000 sheets / hour
hrenovina 3 meters in length
Measurement and correction of colors
Next shop where there is a print newspaper.
Y "Factor-Druk" several web offset machines.
They differ primarily at the same time the number of printable colors and printing speed.
It is seen as the future of newspapers fold sheets
And this dvuhaetazhny monster - a role-offset machine MAN Roland Uniset 75.
The size is impressive!
Finished paper it issues immediately packs
Mission Control Center
View from the second floor of the machine shop to one side
View in the other direction
A general view
In the case of supply disruptions, reserves will last for two weeks uninterrupted operation
We rise to the second floor to another shop
There is a machine for stitching of notebooks bracket. If I am not mistaken, notebooks called here any packs of folded paper.
If somewhere fails, red whistle upward signal lights in the respective sections, and the conveyor stops
A flying bullets, bullet already swish sheets
Then there is a window where you can see all the "newspaper" workshop
The machine, which makes the cover. At the entrance of her cardboard and printed sheets, in which the cartons should be wrapped. At the exit - finished cover.
Here is a example
Next machine for punching and stamping.
Then make embossed elements on the cover or cut pieces of any shape (eg, children's books).
Cover with embossed Arabic script - Omar Khayyam
This line of seamless adhesive mounting
picks up the paper, radicular applied hot melt glue, then cover and cropping
It is evident that what
This is a very funny octopus - he draws the air sheets (cover?) And one to push through them in line
Under the glass needle chirping, rustling top thread
side of the finished products - for shipment
Another very large (Length of) machine with several conveyor belts from one end of the plant to another
Assembly books into piles
According to the most excursion - very impressive all the devices / machines, some brutal, monstrous, some quite a modern, neat. Noise-din and smell, the scope and scale ...
That's just very interesting to me, how long will it still be in demand?
It is understood that the future is kind of like a train came - Internet replaces newspapers, brochures, e-books are increasingly replacing printed ...