Set Off


Set off is a term used in printing to describe the unintentional transfer of ink from one printed page to another.

This can occur when printed sheets are stacked or stored before the ink has had adequate time to dry.

It can result in smudges or marks on the reverse side of the paper, potentially spoiling the finished print product.

To avoid set off, various preventative measures can be taken, including ensuring adequate drying time, using anti-set off powders or protective slip sheets, and employing correct ink density settings during printing.


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