Printing Craft Practice 2, May/June 2015

Question 4

     (4)  (a)  Describe the operations involved in producing type page by monotype mechanical system.
(b) State the main function of each of the following tools used in mechanical   composition:
(i) setting stick;
(ii) mitring machine.
(c)  List six tools used in composition room  


The candidates that made attempt on this question number only failed to show required understanding of Mechanical Composition .

 (b) (i) Setting Stick is used to assemble types for printing
(ii) Mitring Machine is a machine used for beveling the sedge of lead during hand composition