Meaning of COMPUTER TO PLATE (CTP) in English

Computer To Plate is the print production technology of the future. Computer To Plate is a completely electronic system that produces printing plates for direct mounting on the printing press without the use of film. Compared with traditional methods, the production time using CTP technology is much faster. All documents and files are electronically processed in Computer To Plate systems, eliminating several time consuming and labor intensive steps in the process. By eliminating film and by using Computer To Plate technology you get first-generation printing plates with better resolution and fewer possibilities for plate errors. With Computer To Plate technology your art is digitally transferred directly from the computer to the print plate, making the image on the plate a potentially more accurate reproduction.

DAX English glossary of key connectivity terms.      Английский глоссарий основных терминов по коммуникациям DAX.