Polymetaal printmaking equipment. A technical dictionary of printmaking by André Béguin.

Index "B"

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background
backing up
backwards see mirror image
badger hair brush
ball graining machine
Ballard process
baren
barium sulphate
baryta paper
bath
Baumé hydrometer; Baumé meter
bed
before inscriptions
benday process
bendayed plates
benzene benzine see solvents
bevel

bevelling
bimetal plates
binder
bite until boiling begins
biting
bitumen
black
blackening of metal plates
blanket
bleeding
blind printing
block book
block out
blue line
blurring
body see bulk
boldness (of type face)

book
book work
bordeaux-etching
branding see burned wood technique.
brass
brighten up see lustre
brilliant
bronzing see ink or dusting
brush etching
bubble remover
bulk
brunches of needles
burned wood technique
burning in
burnishing
burr
burr removal, see burr
burst through

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