passergenau

English translation: something is in registration

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German term or phrase: passergenau
English translation:something is in registration
Entered by: William Stein

18:11 Dec 16, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Printing & Publishing / printing
German term or phrase: passergenau
This has something to do with the precision of color printing, but I can't find a translation anywhere:

Die herausragend hohe Dimensionsstabilität garantiert zudem einen passergenauen Druck, und dank einer hervorragenden Planlage laufen die Maschinen auch bei hohen Fortdruckgeschwindigkeiten effizient und störungsfrei
William Stein
Costa Rica
Local time: 00:44
something is in registration
Explanation:
I think, if I remember correctly. Hold on, I'll search some of my glossaries.

BTW, Pass(er)marken are registration marks

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Note added at 7 mins (2003-12-16 18:19:43 GMT)
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yep, just checked my ancient copy of the bilingual Polygraph Dictionary of the graphic arts. They also list register-true and true to register which I\'ve personally never have come across.

nicht passergenau = misregistered - just in case :-)

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Note added at 11 mins (2003-12-16 18:23:13 GMT)
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Noch eine Referenz: http://mediengestalter.gleichjetzt.de/glossar_Passkreuze_319...

Passkreuze
register crosses

Erklärung:
Fadenkreuze, die bei der Montage wichtig sind, damit die Farbauszüge später passgenau übereinander gelegt werden können.

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Rebekka Groß (X)
Local time: 06:44
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Perfect! I searched "register-true printing" and I found an English version of the very text I'm translating!
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5something is in registration
Rebekka Groß (X)
4register accuracy
Kim Metzger


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
register accuracy


Explanation:
Passergenauigkeit (Druck) is register accuracy. A Passer is a lay mark or register.

Printing Station
The heavy-duty design of Gramex FL presses guarantees register accuracy and consistency by printing even on the most complicated substrates using various printing modes.



    Reference: http://www.gramexflexo.de/gramexFL.htm
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 00:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 155
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
something is in registration


Explanation:
I think, if I remember correctly. Hold on, I'll search some of my glossaries.

BTW, Pass(er)marken are registration marks

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Note added at 7 mins (2003-12-16 18:19:43 GMT)
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yep, just checked my ancient copy of the bilingual Polygraph Dictionary of the graphic arts. They also list register-true and true to register which I\'ve personally never have come across.

nicht passergenau = misregistered - just in case :-)

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Note added at 11 mins (2003-12-16 18:23:13 GMT)
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Noch eine Referenz: http://mediengestalter.gleichjetzt.de/glossar_Passkreuze_319...

Passkreuze
register crosses

Erklärung:
Fadenkreuze, die bei der Montage wichtig sind, damit die Farbauszüge später passgenau übereinander gelegt werden können.



Rebekka Groß (X)
Local time: 06:44
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Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 35
Grading comment
Perfect! I searched "register-true printing" and I found an English version of the very text I'm translating!
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