The next installment in the components color management takes a look at drying and curing and their impact on print quality.
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Inkjet for commercial and industrial printing are mostly using aqueous or UV ink. They may be jetting on media surfaces from metals, synthetics, plastics, glass and of course paper based substrates.
Inkjet has moved past the outside packaging and print directly onto edible products. The printing is easy – the ink chemistry is hard.
This article focuses on a challenge unique to inkjet presses, the jet-out. However, while offset does not experience jet-outs, it does experience ink voids in the form of hickies and picking.
Remember our comparison environment from the previous post on graininess? This time we compare uniformity challenges for inkjet and offset.
The first in a series taking a measured approach to comparing offset and inkjet print quality.
Mary does a bake off with a 200 lpi sheet-fed offset press against a continuous aqueous pigment inkjet press. She measures when she bakes.
Top reasons why inkjet is better than flexo for corrugated packaging.
A candid interview with John Mills of Xaar on strategy and changes to support industrial inkjet integrators and their customers.
Mary Schilling talks key attributes of book papers and some new paper releases for 2020.
As inkjet expands into more demanding markets it’s time to demand more from your color management tools.
Back in 2017, Indie band OK Go, achieved a task like no other. Elaborately choreographing a 4-minute music video using 567 perfectly timed Canon inkjet desktop printers, creating a waterfall …
Have you ever wanted to hold a color globe just to systematically navigate between colors and explore how they blend into each other? Have you ever wanted to physically display the color wheels’ gradual relational value from any given color to the next? Inkjet Insight has been on a mission to find Cool Tools which make our lives easier. For printers to prepress and designers, there are tools and innovations which help with the processes or create a better understanding of our creative, colorful world.
Being efficient is what digital communication is all about. Helping save time and energy when designing for different media is an industry requirement that can be achieved through knowledge as well as finding cool apps and gadgets for designers.
Whether you are working on direct mail or transaction printing, designing for ease of navigation and to deliver a clear message is just as important as the color scheme or graphics used. Each color carries a message or an emotion and will provoke a response. Choosing the colors to support the intended tone of the mailing is important – particularly when there is a call to action that needs emphasis.
As the grand finale to an exciting Inkjet Innovation Week, I had the pleasure of hosting Bill Rojack, vice president of Midland Paper, to discuss “Innovation Foundations: Inkjet Paper and Specialty Media.” An analysis of the trends in the inkjet industry would not be complete without exploring advances in media that can save printers money or open new markets.
A full recap of Inkjet Insight’s webinar presentation of “What’s Driving Innovation in Web-Fed Inkjet Systems?” OEMs are continually finding creative solutions to make the process easier and faster, while giving customers the ability to expand their portfolios and increase profits, learn more about these innovations.
We love printing companies who eat their own cooking. Learn how Trend Offset Printing put their inkjet environment to use on their own marketing leveraging data, creative design and extensive personalization. #inkjetinnovation
Characterized Reference Printing Condition Profiles, or CRPC, are a 1-7 series of color ICC profiles based on paper type that defines the conversion between Adobe device CMYK values and the inkjet output device. These profiles are not newly released, so I am often surprised to find that people have not applied them to their workflows.