Carbon Printer

Transfer images onto polished surface of copper cylinder.

What does a Carbon Printer do?

Transfers image onto polished surface of copper cylinder to be used in rotogravure process, using photographic equipment: Places sensitized carbon tissue in frame over setup form of matter to be reproduced, and exposes assembly to arc light. Removes tissue after exposure, trims to size, and affixes it to surface of cylinder. May mix chemicals to prepare sensitizing solution and immerse tissue in solution to produce sensitized coating on tissue.