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The Heidelberg website glossary explains, in alphabetical order, a multitude of terms relevant to printing, as well as some terms used in Heidelberg's product catalogue.

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A collection of two or more computers and associated devices that are linked together with communications equipment. Once connected, each part of the network can share software, hardware, and information contained in other parts.
Paper with a high woodpulp content, sometimes calendered for web-fed printing (letterpress or offset). Its grammage generally ranges from 40 to 57 gsm. The primary raw materials are wastepaper and wood fibers as well as chemical pulp. Newsprint is extremely opaque, but yellows relatively quickly.
Non-impact printer
Refers to printers that do not exert pressure on the material to be printed. Typical non-impact printers are laser, inkjet and thermal printers.

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