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Detail plates of "Monotype" casting machine

Lanston Monotype Corporation.

Detail plates of "Monotype" casting machine

illustrations of the parts with their names and symbols.

by Lanston Monotype Corporation.

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Among the eight volumes by August Strindberg there is a chemical work called “Antibarbarus.” This book was decorated by a young artist, Artur Sjögren, who is a book-decorator with a profound knowledge of old Swedish typography. The book was printed in a small choice edition on hand-made paper, and four pages are shown here (pp. to ). MONOTYPE RECORDER. THE MONOTYPE RECORDER Volume 32 Number 2. A quarterly journal for users and potential users of the Monotype type-setting and type-casting machine and its supplied. London: Lanston Monotype Corporation, Summer, 4to, (xmm), 24p. illustrations. Our access to typecasting matrices for Cloister Old Style (designed in to resemble the Jenson-based types of the Kelmscott Press) made the choice of font easy. William had already begun casting our own metal type after we acquired our first Monotype Thompson casting machine (as told in Our New Typecasting Foundry).   Detail of one of Jim Rimmer’s Monotype casters. (photo: Robert McCamant) In the graphic design world, Rimmer was always good with a brush or pen, and he frequently hand-lettered logotypes A notable example is the logo for the Pacific NW based two sister band Heart or drew insignias.


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Detail plates of "Monotype" casting machine by Lanston Monotype Corporation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Illustrations of the Parts of the Monotype Casting Machine with their Names and Symbols." This is the "Plate Book" (i.e., illustrated parts list) for the Lanston Monotype Composition Caster and the Lanston Monotype Type-&-Rule Caster. 11th edition. (Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, ).

The Supplementary Book of Parts of Monotype Casting Machines is the same format and date, but only 35pp, and with plates 58 to 64 concerning recent improved parts. These relate to the bridge, front and rear air pin blocks, jaw tongs spring box, mould oiler, thermometer, space & transfer wedge operating rods, piston spring, and the ingot feeder.

"Lanston Monotype Machine Company was founded by Tolbert Lanston in Washington D.C., USA, in Lanston had a patented mechanical method of punching out metal types from cold strips of metal which were set (hence typesetting) into a matrix for the printing press.

In Lanston patented the. Service manual for the Lanston Monotype "Type and Rule Caster." (Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, ).

This typecaster, derived from the Lanston Monotype Composition Caster, casts sorts and fonts intended for hand setting from 5 to 36 point.

Monotype Composition and Type & Rule Casters Symbol Conversion List, Addendum to Symbol Conversion List, Detail plates of Monotype casting machine book Casting Machine Detail Plates (USA) Casting Good Type (Monotype Corporation) Casting Good Type (Monotype International) The Operative and his Composition Mould Composition Moulds Essential Maintenance, Comp.

Caster Plate Book, 11th Ed. () Detail Plates[of] The Monotype Casting Machine [-] Illustrations of the Parts of the Monotype Casting Machine with their Names and Symbols. Eleventh Edition (Machines s/n to inclusive).

(Philadelphia: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, ). (Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Company, n.d. [between and ; probably ] The extracted "Directions" are reprinted above. The entire book is reprinted in the Monotype Composition Caster & Keyboard Technical Literature Notebook.

{CC PL } Parts Price List, Monotype Casting Machine and Type-&-Rule Caster. 4th edition. The Monotype system is a system for printing by hot-metal typesetting from a keyboard.

The two most significant differences from the competing Linotype machine are. It is divided into two machines, the Monotype keyboard and the Monotype caster, which communicate by perforated paper is not necessary to have the same number of each machine. The Intertype machine was substantially similar to the Linotype machine, and the matrices made by either machine could be used in the other.

The third principal typesetting machine is the Monotype, patented by Tolbert Lanston in and first produced commercially in The Monotype is a wonder of mechanics and engineering and in this film you will see the process of manufacturing the Monotype from beginning to end.

The film starts by showing the Salfords, UK train station and entrance into the Monotype factory, then shows all of the milling, drilling, cutting, and casting required to make the casting machine. Instructions for dismantling, assembling and adjusting the Monotype casting machine, published by the Lanston Monotype Machine Company in contains no less than separate instructions without the aid of a single illustration or diagram.

A typical instruction reads as follows: ’ Though offset lithography from photographic printing plates gained wide acceptance as a printing technology in the first half of the 20th century, until well into the second half of the century typesetting continued in hot metal primarily by Linotype or Monotype.

The first true alternative to those hot metal technologies was the phototypesetting or photo-composing machine invented in by. Other Methods for Book Titles Introduction. for casting the fonts you like.

But printers tend to be more conservative than hot stampers, so there are many attractive fonts available. Several usually come with the 4 ton semitrailer full of equipment you'll need to set up your new Detail plates of Monotype casting machine book.

Photopolymer plates. Monotype was designed as a machine for composition casting, but having the flexibility of movable type, and having the ability for quick correction which is simpler than correcting full lines cast in type.

I find that opening her book with this misinformation reflects on the lack of detail. The Monotype keyboard separate from the casting machine and punched a code into a spool of paper – much like the punch card system employees used to use to log their hours at the factory.

The paper was matched to the width of the column to be set, and each line. Type metal: | | ||| | A sort made from type metal | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. In printing, type metal (sometimes called hot metal) refers to the metal alloys used in traditional typefounding and hot metal ically, type metal was an alloy of lead, tin and antimony in different proportions depending on the application, be it individual character mechanical casting for hand setting, mechanical line casting or individual character mechanical typesetting and.

The beauty of the monotype process was that the paper tape could be used to generate future impressions by being run through the casting machine again. However any future impressions would again have to go through the same proofing process, and.

The Monotype Specimen Book of Type Faces. Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Co.,main page for the book, with all available formats.

Selected Specimen Book Pages Set in Monotype Faces, Distributed by the Lanston Monotype Machine Co. 3 volumes.

Philadelphia, PA: Lanston Monotype Machine Co., n.d. (–40). Monotype and Linotype on youtube. Casting a Line of Type In the Linotype was invented by German born but American raised Ottmar Mergenthaler. It enabled one machine operator to do the work of ten hand compositors by automating the selection, use and replacement of sorts, with a keyboard as input.

The Linotype produces a solid "line of type.". Monotype machine produces new fresh type for each job; the type being melted down after each job. The keyboard operator of the Monotype types the manuscript much the same as on a typewriter.

A perforated paper roll is produced, and this paper roll in turn is put on the casting machine which automatically selects the matrices which. The original casting machines cast each letter one by one, molded letter by letter. If your eyes are good enough, you can see that this is the mold for the letter ‘e’ (in lower case).

The following generation of printing technology was called monotype casting, because of the. According to a Monotype specimen book, I now have Cellular Matrices, which are long and are square on both ends, used for sizes of type for normal reading (“book” sizes); Composition Matrices for 14 and 18 point and Display Figure Matrices for up to 36 point, also in use for composed text on a keyboard, even though they’re larger than.

I am in the process of sorting 3 type cabinets worth of type I purchased and came across this in one of the ornament drawers. It is an ATF pamphlet with some tissue paper that contained three different size single type. A 4pt, 8pt, and 12pt that according to the pamphlet contain the entire Lord’s prayer.

Rotary steam presses (steamrotary ) replaced hand- operated ones, doing the same job in 16 per cent of the time; photo-engraving took over from handmade printing plates. Typesetting itself was transformed by the introduction of line-casting machines, first Ottmar Mergenthaler's Linotype (), and then the Monotype machine.

On topic. The amazing Linotype By far the thing I remember the best was a visit to the book restoration department. At that time, there were several Linotype machines in use.

There is a shop in Allston, a part of Boston That has and uses regularly two Linotype machines and a. Flong time, no see.

using Linotype or Monotype machines, And flongs were durable enough that multiple casts could be taken from a single form while still in the casting machine, although. The Monotype collection alone contains 5, drawers of patterns (large metal plates engraved with the shape of a letter) containing matrices.

The former are made of a thin layer of. The Monotype Casting Machine: WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. On casting about for a point at which to begin, the writer is tempted to attack the great topic of the ether, to which experimenters in many branches of science are now devoting more and more attention, hoping to find in it an explanation of and connection between many phenomena which.

The other part of the monotype is the casting-machine to which the controller ribbon is fed. As the ribbon runs through the casting-machine, air passes through its perforations; in an automatic piano this same process causes the right note to be struck; in the monotype it casts the right letters, one by one, at the rate of a minute.

- Rotary letterpress machines are used because of their ability to efficiently produce material in high quantity. They're employed chiefly in commercial and specialty printing, such as newspaper and magazine production. This type of letterpress has two varieties: the sheet-fed rotary letterpress and the web-fed rotary.

The web-fed rotary letterpress is used to print newspapers 11 pins. - Explore andresarizaga's board "Press machines" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Printing press, Letterpress and Prints pins.

Lanston Type acquired the remnants of Lanston Monotype, along with the original brass master patterns in Lanston Type’s goal was to digitize the faces with all the unique spatial and visual characteristics of the original typeface so that the eventual type, when printed, would look as if produced on a Monotype casting machine.

Type remained in this form until the late 19th century when machine composition became a possibility with the technology and resources made available by the industrial revolution and manifested by Monotype composition casting equipment and the Linotype and Intertype line casting innovations.

It is not necessary to have the same number of each machine. The Monotype caster casts individual letters, which are assembled into lines in a fashion similar to classical movable type. This requires a more complex high-speed water-cooled casting mold, but only requires one matrix per possible character.

Arsenic (As) Melting point, 1, o F. Arsenic is a catalyst to heat treating Pb/Sb alloys and only a trace is required (¼ to ½ of 1%), adding more than this will do nothing to further harden the alloy. Arsenic in itself does little to harden the alloy; its value is as a catalyst in heat treating (or quenching from the mould) lead/antimony alloys.

Making Book. All sorts of stuff about books and book manufacturing You can see the three ways of setting type for letterpress printing: hand setting using the composing stick, Monotype (casting only) and Linotype.

Tags Book Manufacturing. From these moulds flexible plates could be made which would be wrapped around the roller of a press. Local suppliers Linecast Type.

Lines to type cast fresh all in one line from matrixes collected either by hand or in a keyboarding line casting machine. The line is a solid slug of typemetal that is easy to handle and popular amongst hot foilers as loose type is tricky when hot.

either for flat bed (platen) printing or as a step in casting of cylindrical plates. (There is a wonderful video showing the operation of a linotype machine) With any lengthy print run, stereotype molds were made from which copies of the metal plates were be made In a big newspaper there could be many linotype operators (a hundred or.

Melbourne Museum of Printing Virtual Tour Browse here to find out about our Museum: who we are, what we have, what we do, how to find us. Also find what YOU CAN DO at our Museum: use our presses and types to make your own hand-pulled typographic prints, print your own book, or investigate how printing was done before the computer.

Our Letterpress Supplies Department known as Australian Type. Seaver also describes the drastic change in that status that came with the spread of the Monotype machine.

The Monotype system was famous for book typesetting, but it was also especially good at tabular work, which it produced much faster (and probably better) than a hand compositor could. But hand-set tabular work remained a valuable skill.a process for producing identical copies by transferring ink from a printing plate onto paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, or other material.

Three basic types of printing are distinguished: (1) letterpress, which prints from a raised surface; (2) planography, which prints from a plane surface; and (3) gravure, which prints from a recessed surface.The Monotype System took a different direction in hot metal typesetting, with the ability of the Composition Caster to cast loose type using a paper tape operated automatic casting machine.

The paper tape would be first generated on a keyboard and then used to cast the type, the tape could be stored for future casting for subsequent editions.