An apparatus and method for reducing oscillations in a web-fed rotary
press are disclosed. The apparatus includes a form cylinder of a web-fed
rotary press, having at least one clamping device for fastening at least
one printing plate on the form cylinder. The clamping device has at least
one clamping element which is positioned in a clamping channel. As seen
in a circumferential direction, the clamping channel of the form cylinder
has an effective clamping-channel width of at most 7 mm.