The advantages of this solution are certainly clear and predetermined conditions of printing, checking the files by the script and the speed of implementation. Like every innovation, it also has its drawbacks - we can not check the printout but it is sent to us, which limits the possibilities of complaint.Sometimes software errors occur.
However, the worst drawback is the lack of individuality in such online orders, and this is something that is valued by not one regular customer.
The main division is cold printing, where the paint is fixed by soaking into paper.
While the 'hot' offset where the printed paper web passes through the drying tunnel. The classic offset (water) is associated with the use of water rollers and hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, however, this method is already abandoned due to the difficulty in obtaining a good balance of water and oil paint. The successor of this method is anhydrous offset printing where silicone molds are used instead of water.
However, it was not until the twentieth century that more and more types of paper for various applications were invented. And now we have paper chalked, white, slippery, coated with plastics, etc.