a type of printing press in which the printing surfaces are cylinders (or are flexible plates mounted on cylinders); hence rotary letterpress, rotary gravure; a web offset press is also a rotary press
a press that prints from curved plates fastened around a cylinder. First used in 1914 to print an imperforate coil stamp ( Scott 459).
Invented in 1844 by Richard Hoe, a rotary press prints on paper when it passes between two cylinders; one cylinder supports the paper, and the other cylinder contains the print plates or mounted type. The first rotary press could print up to 8,000 copies per hour.
a printing press for printing from a revolving cylinder
a printing press in which the type is curved around a cylinder
Plate and impression cylinders are on rotary cylinders.
A machine fitted with a rotating table carrying multiple dies in which a material is pressed.
A rotary press is one in which the printing plates and the material are brought together around cylinders. Contact is made along a peripheral line between two rollers.
Printing press in which the plate is wrapped around a cylinder. There are two types, direct and indirect. Direct presses print with a plate cylinder and an impression cylinder. Indirect rotary presses (sheet-fed offset presses) combine a plate cylinder, a blanket cylinder and an impression cylinder.
A printing method using curved plates. Stamps that have been printed on this type of press are slightly higher or wider than those printed on a flat-bed press.
a web or reel fed printing press which uses a curved printing plate mounted on the plate cylinder.
a press in which the image to be printed is either a litho plate, a letterpress wrap round plate or a gravure cylinder or plate on which the image is transferred to the paper by a rotary (rather than reciprocal) motion.
A printing press that uses curved printing plates and a continuous roll of paper, called a web..
A press that in normal use features a roll-to-roll operation.
Printing press which passes the substrate between two rotating cylinders when making an impression.
A printing press using plates formed to fit rolls and using paper in continuous rolls. Newspapers use rotary presses.