Pressure Process Lettering Machines
A pressure process lettering device impresses letter fonts against a tape of
paper or acetate film transferring a carbon image of a letter or symbol and
with some machines, actually cutting the letter or symbol into the tape. This
paper or acetate film is stripped into place on artwork or a paste-up. A
number of manufacturers produce them with options that include keyboards,
memory storage, letter distortion, and color.
Manual pressure process lettering machines are simple in theory and use.
They consist of a basic machine with a print button, cutter lever, and letter
disks or fonts.
To use a manual machine, follow this table:
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