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Who invented the rotary printing press?

Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020

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Besides, who really invented the printing press?

Johannes Gutenberg

who invented the printing press before Gutenberg? It is a little-known but undisputed historical fact that Johannes Gutenberg did not invent the printing press. Though the Gutenberg Bible was certainly the first mass produced printed work, it was hardly the first printed book — nor was it even the first made using movable type.

Just so, how does the rotary printing press work?

In its simplest form a rotary press consists of two cylinders turning in opposite directions, with the plate cylinder having curved printing plates attached to its surface and the impression cylinder working to press the paper to the inked plates as the paper passes between the cylinders.

When was printing press invented?


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What was used before the printing press?

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