14IGI35 - Printing forms

Course specification
Course titlePrinting forms
Study programmeMaterial Engineering
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionPrinting basics, Pre-pressОблик условљености
    The goalThe aim of thе course is to learn the procedures for making printing forms for different printing techniques. Student should be able to control the quality of printing form as well as of process parameters. Student should be able to improve existing procedure for making printing forms. Student should be able to organize and lead work in the printing form making department.
    The outcomeThe student is qualified to organize and manage the procedure of making printing forms for all p[rinting techniques, to follow developments in this field and to control the quality of printing forms as well as process parameters. The student is qualified to organiye and lead the work in department for making printing forms.
    Contents of lecturesDefinition and classification of CtP systems. Constructon and working principles of CtP imaging units. Laser. Construction of recording head. Classification of CtP systems for offset printing forms. Themral, violet, UV, ink-jet systems. Automatization and adjusting the CtP systems for offset printing forms. Classification of the CtP system for leterpres and flexo printing. Analogue, digital, fim laminating, laser engraving and direct imaging systems. Adjusting the CtP systems for making flexo and letterpress printing forms. Equipment for making flexo printing forms. Construction of gravure printing form. Electrochemical preparation of form cylinder. Engraving methods for creating printing elements on cylinder surface. Electromechanical and laser engraving, chemical etching. Making printing form for pad printing. Making printing form for silk printing. Coping. Control of the process parameters an quality of printing forms.
    Contents of exercisesCalculation exercises. RIP calibration. Control of the quality of printing formsd. Visiting the printing form department..
    1. Predrag Živković, Štamparske forme, Interna skripta Katedre za GI, TMF, Beograd, 2013. (Original title)
    2. Lehrbuch der Druckindustrie: Band 5 Tiefdruck, Polygraph Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 1974 (Original title)
    3. Andre Peyskens, Sito štampa - tehnika pripreme matrice, Saati-Sitologika, Beograd, 2002 (Original title)
    4. Miodrag Maksimović, Galvanotehnika, TMF, Beograd (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures, computational and practical excercises, seminar, visiting the printing house - department for making printing forms.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures5Test paper50
    Practical lessons10Oral examination