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Microfiche Duplicator

Prepare microfiche duplicates of microfilms.

What does a Microfiche Duplicator do?

Prepares microfiche duplicates of microfilm, using contact printer and developing machine: Cuts roll of exposed microfilm to specified lengths, using paper cutter. Aligns film strips in lighted vacuum box and tapes strips together to assemble master print. Inserts master print and sensitized paper into vacuum frame of printer, sets timer, and activates printer to transfer image from master print to paper, producing microfiche print. Feeds print into machine that develops and fixes image by heat-ammonia process [BLUEPRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR 979.682-014]. Positions print on lighted table and examines print to detect imperfections, using magnifier. Affixes identification label to microfiche print.