Linotype Europa - the world's most advanced linecaster?
Started by John Cornelisse, July 26, 2017, 07:24:57 AM
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Quotethe pics i sent are somehow selfexplaing, but some comment could however help.the start is a digitally designed type. this could be also an existing foundry type that has been scanned.on a usb in the appropriat fotmat the modern computersteered engraving machines engrave sufficently precise the matrix in a messing material of which 1*1" supra matrix can be shaped. also the depth if engraving is with a high quality engraving device astonishing stable. for the production one piece also an existing matrix can be used when there is enough place on it. the showed pic were an experiment to produce two color types.I esteem that this way of producing new matrices for type casting is today the most appropriate, easier than reinventing the disappeared electro chemical way.Ronald Steur, chairman Typefoundry Westzaan
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