It’s time to change the way we measure to percentage!

Measurement is the basis of process control. The measurement of dot area coverage or dot percentage is fundamental to define the characteristics of our printing system, to calculate compensations of tonal values for plate making and, finally, to control the production. In 2017, a new method for the calculation of dot area percentage was [...]

2021-05-22T21:56:15+00:00Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on It’s time to change the way we measure to percentage!

Do I really need a standard to print?

Probably not, but you surely need an organised, consistent and repeatable printing system.   If I look for a nut suitable for an M4 screw, I just have to look for an M4 nut to make sure I have the right nut.   An organised and repeatable system has a better economic and quality yield. [...]

2019-07-22T12:43:36+00:00Tags: |Comments Off on Do I really need a standard to print?

Flexography to benefit from recent ISO standards

Flexography will definitely benefit from latest ISO standards on Graphic technology: ISO/PAS 15339-1:2015 - Printing from digital data across multiple technologies - Part 1: Principles ISO/PAS 15339-2:2015 - Printing from digital data across multiple technologies - Part 2: Characterized reference printing conditions, CRPC1-CRPC7 ISO 17972-4:2018 - Colour data exchange format (CxF/X) - Part 4: Spot [...]

2018-08-30T12:12:20+00:00Tags: , |Comments Off on Flexography to benefit from recent ISO standards