Lithographic Printing in Coventry, West Midlands

After years of working with high end, demanding customers, Prespac have developed a reputation as one of the leading lithographic printing companies in not just Coventry but the West Midlands too. Using only the finest printers, with extreme colour accuracy and high standard quality, Prespac have produced printed materials to a number of clients who work in high profile industries, based in the Coventry area.

Lithographic Printing, or Litho Printing, as it is commonly referred to as, is more cost effective on medium to long print runs where the high speeds achieved by our B1 and B2 presses gives you the efficiencies to reduce costs and gives us the flexibility to tailor most cost effective print services for your projects. Our product range includes catalogue printing, folder printing, leaflet printing, poster printing, letterhead printing and many more, where all products are printed on high quality printing paper so that you can achieve the best results, in terms of colour, definition and overall standard.

Prespac like to do as much as we can in terms of the product and service we offer our customers, which is why we also offer a wide range of binding and finishing options that includes foiling, embossing and spot UV. Not all printing companies offer digital embossing or foiling, so you can rest assured that the printing companies who do, will take as much care as they can during the printing process.

Litho Print

Lithographic printing is a particular style of printing used when you need to print in bulk. Prespac know that for many of you, a quick turn around time is extremely important, and we will always do as much as we can to meet your demands, no matter how big or small the job is. 

Lithographic Printing is a popular form of printing used to ensure an extremely fast turnaround, with quality results. Prespac have a great deal of experience when it comes to producing high quality litho print, and we have a great reputation for the speed and accuracy we are able to do this. Whatever your needs for Litho Print, we encourage you to get in touch and ask us any questions you have. "Why would you want to use litho print?". "How does it work?". "What can I expect to pay?". These are all questions we can easily answer over the phone.

If you have any questions regarding Lithographic Printing and would like to speak to one of our technical support team, feel free to give us a call and one of our Coventry based staff will be able to help you.



FAQs

When it comes to litho printing, we often get asked a number of questions, take a look at our FAQs...

What is lithography?

Lithography came around in 1796 and was invented by a German author and Actor to product cheap theatrical works in wax. Today lithography is the artwork of polymer coating which can be applied to a flexible metal plate, usually aluminum.

How does it work?

To break it down, when producing a item lithographically, the surface of the flatstone plate is made rough and is etched slightly then divided up into hydrophillic areas that accept a film of water, therefore it will repel the greasy ink. The hydrophobic areas repel the water and will accept the ink because the surface tensionis far greater on the greasy image region, which will remain dry and this explains the process of litho printing.

What are the benefits?

This type of print provides a clear print impression, this is because of the rubber surface blanket which works on a variety of textual surfaces and materials. The main characteristics of litho printing is that it gives a unwrinkled print appearance as well as lacking ring print and serrated edges

Lithpgraphy is a efficient process and can print up to 50,000 sheets an hour, meaning things can be done concisely and effectively.

When it comes to larger products, lithography is very cost effective as it produces multiple prints of great quality for a cheaper cost.

This type of print is very flexible and can be used on a variety of surfaces, including leather, plastic, wood, cloth and metal, whilst still providing a quality finish.

What is the difference between litho and digital printing?

Digital printing is a job which can go directly from a computer file to the plate, meaning there's no need for films, making digital printing a quick process. With litho print, it uses a plate which is specially coated so the ink sticks to dry areas of the plater and the ink image is transferred or off-set onto a rubber blanket, creating a printed image.

What quality should should I expect?

At Prespac we pride ourselves on providing only best quality printing whether it's folders or business cards, we'll ensure you recieve something to be proud of! No make sure you call our specialists to see how they can help!

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