- although such prints should be called printouts. The introduction of computer techniques and digital printing to printers has meant that printing is also often understood as printing done on an industrial scale by means of adapted printing machines.
In contrast, large printer inks can be bought by people who want to make a large number of prints or make some savings.
This is because large-size printer inks are usually slightly cheaper or covered by special promotions that make them really attractive.
It is true that it has many varieties and uses different techniques and materials (paint, paper).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..