What is Offset Printing
Offset printing technology uses plates, which usually made from aluminum. It is used to transfer an image onto a rubber “blanket”.Then rolling that image onto a sheet of paper. It is called offset because the ink is not directly transferred into the paper. Once they set up, they run so efficiently. Offset printing is the best choice when we use large quantities. It provides crisp, clean professional and accurate color reproduction printing.
Advantages of Offset Printing:
-In offset printing, large quantities can be printed very cost effectively
-If you print in large quantities, then it automatically affects its price. It will lower the price per piece.
-Special custom inks such as Pantone and metallic colors are available.
-In offset printing, a large variety of paper types with great custom finishes can be used.
-There would be a higher possible chance of printing quality with color fidelity and greater detail.
What is Digital Printing
Digital printing doesn’t use any plates as offset printing offers. It uses several options such as toner as not as larger printer or laser printer that uses liquid ink. Digital printing shines when lower quantities are needed. Its other advantages are that it is a variable data capability. When each piece needs a unique code, address or name, then digital printing is the only way to go. Offset printing cannot accommodate this type of need. You can learn more about digital capabilities and digital printing options.
Advantages of Digital Printing:
– Advanced technology has made digital quality more acceptable for many uses.
– It is set up cost is lower for short runs.
-Print only required an amount that you need for work.
-Lower minimum quantities (as low as 10,20, 30 pieces)
-Inexpensive white and black digital printing.
-Variable data capability (numbering)