The Different: Electrostatic Printing

Electrostatic Printing

Electrostatic Printing

Just like the xerography process or dry photocopying invented by Chester Carlson, electrostatic printing invented by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg in 1778, does not need ink or plates to print. In this process, the paper is coated with zinc oxide which acts as insulator in the dark and conductor if exposed to light. This process is mainly used for short run printing just like geographical maps and is becoming famous because it is prints faster than inkjet printers.

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