From the Inside Flap
The essential guide for web press operators...
Designed to supplement press operating manuals and formal apprenticeship programs, the fifth edition of Web Offset Press Operating provides both novice and experienced press operators with valuable information to improve productivity and print quality. It combines theoretical and practical how-to information in a single, easy-to-read volume.

A key text in GATF's Web Offset Training Curriculum, this new edition has been reorganized into the following eleven sections that parallel the eleven tasks in the training program:

• Orientation to the web offset press
• Safety
• Infeed system
• Blanket and plate cylinders
• Inking system
• Dampening system
• Dryer and chill rolls
• Delivery system
• Makeready
• Press production
• Preventive maintenance

About the Author
Daniel G. Wilson is an associate professor of printing management at Illinois State University, where he teaches a variety of graphic communications courses. He is the author of GATF's Lithography Primer and an active contributor to GATF's training curriculum programs.