Materials are chosen based on factors including working properties, aesthetics, environmental impact, function, manufacturing processes etc. It is important to choose a material fit for purpose.
Why might a piece of card be scored?
To see how thick it is
So the card can be easy to cut
So the card can be folded neatly
Which of these is NOT one of the 6 Rs
Which fibres in wood are used to make paper?
Cellulose fibres from softwood trees
Bark fibres from any tree
Cellulose fibres from hardwood trees
Offset lithography is a process used in which scale of production?
How is the density of paper measured?
By weighing the paper
Grams per square metre
By measuring the paper
Templates are often used for what purpose?
To ensure shapes are drawn accurately and consistently
To save money
To train workers
Why is bleach added to paper?
To make it resistant to water
To make it white
To stiffen it before use
What are the four colours used in offset lithography printing?
Blue, magenta, yellow and black
Cyan, red, yellow and black
Cyan, magenta, yellow and black
When printing commercially, what is a registration mark used for?
To show where to cut the paper after printing
To check alignment of the paper during the print process
To indicate that a registered trademarked logo has been used
Why might a logo be embossed on a perfume box?
To raise the logo and make it eye-catching
So it is perforated and can be torn away from the package
So that it has a high gloss finish