The advent of the printing industry

Printing is the process of creating text and images on the base material such as paper, cardboard, plastic using a different material called ink. Printing is usually done with a large number of industrial scale and is an important part of publishing. 

Thermal transfer printing is a breakthrough technology in recent years, thermal transfer printing to help increase performance and reduce costs ... Currently each unit in the application of supply thermal transfer printing technology is indispensable.

History of printing began to appear and the first development in China. Using wood block printing techniques began early popularity in the 6th century.

The oldest books are still printed today using sophisticated techniques in mass from about 868 AD (Diamond Sutra). By the 12th and 13th centuries, the Arabs and libraries in China has tens of thousands of copies.

The development of printing is a breakthrough in knowledge dissemination: the printer has been set up in Venice in 1469 and to this city in 1500 there were over 417 printers. 1470, Johann Heynlin up home in Paris.

Century 8-9 lines printing with the help of the wooden inscriptions were popular in China, Japan and South Korea. By the 14th century, a new print job began appearing in Europe. By 1436, with the advent of print techniques metal can be helped shift the printing becomes simpler. The father of this invention is Johannes Gutenbergh (photos inside) - who was dubbed the "father of the print job."

He had found a new printing techniques. At first he created print by hardwoods. Each print is a small engraving with only one word on the rock. But wood type print handwriting does not create sharp and distinct to his converts printed with metal type can be moved.

By this method, Gutenberg is a pioneer in the printing of the Bible in Latin. Ministry Bible consists of two volumes, each with the thickness of 300 pages with 42 lines per page. This is considered the first book printed in metallic fonts can be moved with the handwriting is very nice and sharp.

And until now, most modern printers used today are derived from Gutenberg's invention. Thanks to the invention of the printing machines print metal can be moved so he was all called "father of the print job." To commemorate him, people had to put his subjects at two major German cities as Dresden and Mainz.

Understanding the advent of the printing industry we know how the printing industry development is a process, has made the big leap in many applications such as printed materials on canvas, on wood , plastic and ceramic.

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