Choo Choo! It’s an ink train!

This is a rare view from the back of a Heidelberg Windmill letterpress machine. The array of rollers is called an ink train because ink is being transported from the rear ink fountain (reservoir) to the front rubber (form) rollers that come in contact with the photopolymer printing plate.

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by Carrie Valenzuela, letterpress printer. 4:30 p.m.

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