Pre-press and pre-media services

18.13
Pre-press and pre-media services
This class includes:
- composing, typesetting, phototypesetting, pre-press data input including scanning and optical character recognition, electronic make-up
- preparation of data files for multi-media (printing on paper, CD-ROM, Internet) applications
- plate-making services including image setting and plate setting (for the printing processes letterpress and offset)
- cylinder preparation: engraving or etching of cylinders for gravure printing
- plate processing: "computer to plate" CTP (also photopolymer plates) 
- preparation of plates and dies for relief stamping or printing
- preparation of:
  • artistic works of technical character, such as preparation of lithographic stones and wood blocks
  • presentation media, e.g. overhead foils and other forms of presentation
  • sketches, layouts, dummies, etc.
  • production of proofs
This class excludes:
- specialised design activities, see 74.10