Against the Grain – Printing Terms Glossary

Running a sheet of paper through a printing press at right angles to the grain direction of the paper, while opposed to with the grain. This is normally suboptimal for both press operations as well as registration of the 4 color process inks and sometimes called cross grain.

 

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Running a sheet of paper through a printing press at right angles to the grain direction of the paper, while opposed to with the grain. This is normally suboptimal for both press operations as well as registration of the 4 color process inks and sometimes called cross grain.