The main division is cold printing, where the paint is fixed by soaking into paper.While the 'hot' offset where the printed paper web passes through the drying tunnel. The classic offset (water) is associated with the use of water rollers and hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, however, this method is already abandoned due to the difficulty in obtaining a good balance of water and oil paint. The successor of this method is anhydrous offset printing where silicone molds are used instead of water.
Solid ink printers, also known as phase-change printers, are a type of thermal transfer printer.
Also, some users complain that the resulting prints are difficult to write on, as the wax tends to repel inks from pens, and are difficult to feed through automatic document feeders, but these traits have been significantly reduced in later models.
In addition, this type of printer is only available from one manufacturer, Xerox, manufactured as part of their Xerox Phaser office printer line.Previously, solid ink printers were manufactured by Tektronix, but Tek sold the printing business to Xerox in 2001.Źródło: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Printer_(computing)
But what would the world of marketing and advertising look like if it were not for printing and printing? Today, such things are produced on a mass scale, expenditures are increasing, because demand is growing all the time. Nowadays, there is no company that at least once would not use the services of a printing company - leaflets, business cards or a small banner, it's almost a standard for every company.