A sentence board is a smooth, strong board with lateral borders at height over character height, thus can several sentence boards be placed one above the other, without damaging the writing. The size amounts to about 66 x 60 x 5 cm.
The sentence board serves before the pressure for the keeping of the sentence after the completion by the Schriftsetzer on the setting ship (called in printering briefly ship).
After conclusion of the edition pressure the sentence board is pushed into a Stehsatzregal, if the sentence is not to be put down, melted again or kept otherwise.
See also: Pressure nature
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