Java Games: Flashcards, matching, concentration, and word search.

The Mass Production Age of Printing

Not just for small printing houses anymore, folks -- the scribes are rolling over in their graves. The Modern World is making printing happen. Match the terms and phrases to complete a picture of mass production printing.

Printing (wooden press) Statistic600 impressions per day
Printing (iron press) Statistic200-300 impressions per hour
Developed the Cast Iron PressCharles Stanhope
William GedDeveloped stereotyping, popularized by Stanhope
StereotypingProcess of perserving pages of type for future reprints
Cylinder pressesFirst presses adapted for steam power
Washington PressFirst to adapt the solid cast-iron press frame to be lighter and stronger
Job PressAdded the foot-treddle inking mechanism to the press
Friedrich KoenigDeveloped the (single) cylinder press
The Times (of London)First to use the cylinder press for mass production; and first to use steam power
Printing (cylinder press) Statistic1,100 sheets per hour
Augustus Applegath & Edward CowperCredited with the use of the first four-cylinder press
R. Hoe & CompanyManufacturer of the first power presses in the United States
Wiliam BullockCreditied with the use of the Rotary Web Press
PlatenA flat plate of metal that presses the paper onto the form.
Daniel TreadwellFirst to attempt mechanization of printing in the U.S.
Columbian Pressnoteworthy because it used a series of weights and counterweights, making it relatively easy for the printer to increase the force of the impression and raise the platen after each impression
Albion PressHad a career of 120 years in the priting industry with models from "Amateur" to "Herculean"
PhototypesettingUsing film to create negatives and print through the process of resist
LinotypeTechnology that eliminated setting type by hand

This activity was created by a Quia Web subscriber.
Learn more about Quia
Create your own activities