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FLEXO Magazine : March 2013
Therefore, an FQC project team was chartered to validate the approach. Note that the final printed color specs on the ultimate prod- uct are the ruling specification in case of conflict in all cases, so a discrepancy in process inks specs by themselves versus the final print is problematic. The ISO 2846-5 Review Project Team, led by Jay Sperry of Havi Global Systems, reported back at the 2010 Forum that the Table 2: Some Flexo relaTed ISo STandardS ISO 5-3 Photography and Graphic Technology — ISO Standard Density Measurements — Part 3: Spectral Conditions ISO 2846-5 Graphic Technology – Color and Transparency of Printing Ink Sets for Four-Color Printing – Part 5: Flexographic Printing [specifies color targets and tolerances on standard substrate; calls for use of 3664 and 13655] ISO 3664 Graphic Technology and Photography — Viewing Conditions ISO TS 10128 Graphic Technology — Methods of Adjustment of the Color Reproduction of a Printing System to Match a Set of Characterization Data ISO 12647-6 Graphic Technology — Process control for the production of half-tone color separations, proofs and production prints — Part 6: Flexographic printing [includes color targets by substrate, specifies 3664, 13655, and 2846 ISO 12647-7 Graphic Technology — Process Control for the Production of Halftone Color Separations, Proof and Production Prints — Part 7: Proofing Processes Working Directly from Digital Data ISO 13655 Graphic Technology – Spectral Measurement and Colorimetric Computation for Graphic Arts Images ISO 14861 Graphic Technology — Requirements for Color Proofing Systems Using Electronic Displays ISO 15930 Graphic Technology — Prepress Digital Data Exchange Using PDF Copies of ISO standards can be purchased on the ISO website http://www.iso.org/iso/store.htm or the ANSI website http://webstore.ansi.org/SdoInfo. aspx?sdoid=39&source=iso_member_body ANSI is the U.S. member of ISO and standards can be purchased in U.S . dollars. www.flexography.org march 2013 FLEXO 23 Can your ITR Sleeve tell you where it’s been? Carey Color“Smart Sleeves” can! A Carey Color RFID encoded elastomer sleeve can tell you its history, from when, where, and who made it to how many times its been on press. But it doesn’t stop there. You can read the dimensions of Smart Sleeves instantly: length, inside and outside diameter, wall thickness, repeat, relief depth... What else do you want to know? How long has it been on the shelf? How many impressions has it made? With Smart Sleeves, you can know the answers to your questions now -- at your desk or on the pressroom floor. What else makes them “Smart Sleeves”? • Below surface engraving technology that controls press gain. • Capable of variable wall thicknesses with one BCD, which gives you the opportunity to grind and re-image existing sleeves from inventory for new jobs. • Specific elastomer compounds customized for your printing/ink type – it’s not one size fits all! • Sleeve sizes of up to 60” x 118”. www.careyweb.com For more information about: Kodak Flexcel Direct Smart Sleeves Call Carey Color Inc. at 800-555 -3142. Or visit us at www.careyweb.com InfoFlex 2013 • Booth #208 What else makes them “Smart Sleeves”? • Below surface engraving technology that controls press gain. • Capable of variable wall thicknesses with one BCD, which gives you the opportunity to grind and re-image existing sleeves from inventory for new jobs. • Specific elastomer compounds customized for your printing/ink type – it’s not one size fits all! • Sleeve sizes of up to 60” x 118”. InfoFlex 2013 Booth #208