Pre Epic Delta Dampeners

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I spotted this picture in the NY Times this morning. (full credit to Tyrone,Dukes/New York Times) A prize goes to the first person to describe what this printing professional is actually doing! We have come a long way in print production but those Elvis Costello glasses are back in style AGAIN! Save everything people. – Lizzy Zinn to claim your prize!

One Response to “Pre Epic Delta Dampeners”

  1. I don’t know if there is a term for it but the process here is leveling (by pounding them with a mallet and block) all of the linotype slugs to the same elevation so they will print properly. Some of the slugs have a tendency to hang “high” and not naturally seat down firmly and evenly against the imposing stone.

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