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FLEXO Magazine : November 2009
www.flexography.org NOVEMBER 2009 FLEXO 43 Reprinted with permission from R.I.T.'s Test Targets 6. UltraFlexTM --HD thin sleeve Xymid, LLC 5141 Craig Rath Blvd. Midlothian, VA 23112 804-744-5229 • fax 804-744-5331 www.flexoprintsleeves.com for participating in an environment that furthers learning and upgrades the research. Last but not least, I would like to thank Wandee Poolpol, Technical Service Manager, and Mark Bush- nell, Technical Service Specialist, Paste Inks, of Eckart Ameri- can L.P. for providing the metallic colors samples and support- ing us in our research at the School of Print Media. REFERENCES Adby, M. (August, 2003) Control of Metallic Inks Using the Luster Index. This internal document was provided by Eckart America L.P. for use by the researcher. ANSI CGATS/SC3 N 447 (March, 2001). Graphic Technol- ogy - Spectral Measurement And Colorimetric Computation for Graphic Arts Images -- Draft #10. Reston, VA: Committee for Graphics Arts Technologies Standards (CGATS). Field, G. (1998). Color and its reproduction: Fundamentals for the Digital Imaging and Printing Industry (3rd ed). Pittsburgh, PA: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation. ISO/CD 5-3 (2006). Pho- tography and Graphic Technology --- ISO Standard Density Measurements --- Part 3: Spectral Conditions. Geneva, Switzer- land: International Organization for Standardization. Mannig, J. and Verderber, R. (2002). Improving Metallic Ink Printing through Polarized Densitometry. 2002 TAGA Proceed- ings, pp. 33 - 34. Rosenberg, A. (2001) Measurement and Visual Evaluation of Metallic Gloss of Prints. 2001 TAGA Proceedings. pp. 502 - 515. Sigg, F. (2005). Using Test Targets to Control a Printing Press. Information was part of the Test Targets course 2081- 735: Advanced Color Management, given in Winter Quarter, 2005-2006 academic year, by the School of Print Media, Roch- ester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dimitri Ploumidis completed his Mas- ter of Science in Print Media from Rochester Institute of Tech- nology in 2006, with a concentration in Color Science. During his studies at R.I.T. he worked at the Color Management Systems labs, conducting research at various color man- agement issues. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Dimitri has worked in various positions across the entire print production workflow and he is employed as a Color Assurance Engineer by Pacific Southwest Container for the past four years. TECHNOLOGIES & TECHNIQUES
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