Patent Number: 8,794,147

Title: Anti-marking jackets comprised of fluoropolymer and methods of using in offset printing

Abstract: In a printing press having a transfer cylinder for transferring a freshly printed substrate, an anti-marking device is provided. The anti-marking device comprises a flexible jacket comprised of fluoropolymer to engage the freshly printed substrate as it is transferred over the transfer cylinder, the anti-marking device removably attached with free play to the transfer cylinder. In an embodiment, a base cover is installed on the transfer cylinder between the anti-marking device and the transfer cylinder.

Inventors: DeMoore; Howard W. (Dallas, TX), Le; Joey V. (Arlington, TX)

Assignee: Printing Research, Inc.

International Classification: B41C 3/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018