DOI: 10.1115/1.4059343 ISSN: 0097-6822

Accuracy in Printing-Press Construction

J. R. Blaine


The printing-press manufacturer must build accuracy into his press, holding all machined parts to a definite limit or tolerance. After considerable research, the Miehle company has adopted a definite system whereby the engineering department stipulates the permissible tolerances, any part coming outside being rejected. Cylinder-bearer diameters are held to within 0.0005 in., and ink-fountain rollers must be true within 0.0001 in.

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