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Last edited 28 Oct 2020
The term ‘architectural reprography’ refers to the reproduction of graphics through various technical processes, for use by architects, engineers, designers, surveyors, and so on. It refers to the process by which a copy is made on a graphic surface, such as by printing, xerography or photocopying. It may also refer to reproduction in a digital (soft) rather than physical (hard) form, such as by scanning, digital copying or electronic storage in databases.
- Diazo (blueline).
- Electrostatic (xerographic).
- Ink jet.
- Plans, drawings and CAD drawings can be printed in high quality, in colour or monochrome.
- Adhesive graphics can be printed on a variety of adhesive-backed materials.
- Backlit images can be produced on high quality injet printers, for posters or signs.
- Banners cna be printed with a variety of inks on vinyl, fabric or paper in spot-colour or full colour.
- Posters can be produced using a range of substrates and printing options.
- Window graphics can obscure or decorate glazing.
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