Press operators are often seen bent over a press sheet examining it under a loupe. One of the things they should be looking for, but often miss, are specks of ink appearing in the non-image area of the presswork.A 20x enlargement of solid ink patches showing small speckles in what should be unprinted paper. The pale thin lines are paper fibers.
(Click on image to enlarge)A 200x enlargement of
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