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Chemistry for the Graphic Arts

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Beneficial for the newcomer and the seasoned professional, for students and industry personnel alike, this book helps the reader develop a working knowledge of chemistry basics before progressing into the chemistry involved in the graphic arts.

This updated edition discusses a wide range of topics including pH and conductivity, water purification, digital proofing, inkjet printing, chemistry in the pressroom,
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Chemical processes are basic to or play an important role in many graphic arts operations.

This fundamental text in PIA/GATFPress's family of educational books serves as an important reference covering the role of chemistry as it relates to the major printing processes and photography, platemaking, paper, and ink.

This updated edition discusses a wide range of topics including pH and conductivity, water purification, digital proofing, inkjet printing, chemistry in the pressroom,

Table Of Contents

•  An Introduction to Chemistry
•  Water, Acids, and Bases
•  Chemistry of the Compounds of Carbon
•  Chemistry of Photography and Proofing
•  Lithographic Plates
•  Image Carriers for Flexography, Screen, Gravure, Inkjet, and Other Printing Processes
•  Chemistry of Paper
•  Printing Inks, Toners, and Coatings
•  Chemistry in the Pressroom
•  Safety, Health, and the Environment
•  Appendix A: Chemical Elements and the Periodic Table
•  Appendix B: The SI or Metric System and Conversion Tables
•  Appendix C: Relative Humidity and Moisture-Saturated Air

About the Author

Dr. Nelson R. Eldred, an independent graphic arts consultant and former head of GATF’s Techno-Economic Forecasting Division, has authored several books, written extensively for both technical and trade journals, and presented numerous seminars and workshops on paper and ink.

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