The Path to Controlling Your Process - G7 PC from IDEAlliance
by Ron Ellis
IDEAlliance’s G7 PC is a program to help you
improve your print manufacturing process. It consists of training,
hands-on calibration of your devices, and development of written
standard operating procedures to help you monitor and maintain your
calibration. The benefit is improved manufacturing and increased
efficiency. At the completion of the program you receive an IDEAlliance
G7 PC qualification certificate and official recognition of your status
on the internationally recognized IDEAlliance website.
G7 PC….As easy as 1, 2, 3
With these three easy steps we will help you make your operation more
efficient and prepare you for the future of print! For more detailed
information contact Ron
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Being able to maintain a press calibration is as
important as the initial calibration procedure itself. Today's
successful printers are able to consistently print with great
repeatability. A great part of this is the ability to measure color,
understand what these measurements mean, and use this information to
improve your daily production. While most printers understand the need
to do this many lack the discipline and manpower to adequately monitor
and correct these print conditions. Our new and affordable Annual
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Changes to New Lighting and Color Matching to
Proofs: ISO 3664:2009
by Ron Ellis
Viewing conditions are an important part of any print
workflow. Recently there have been changes to the ISO standard for
conditions, as well as to the bulbs used in most print viewing booths.
bulletin gives a brief outline of the changes, possible issues, as well
to work with the new bulbs.
ISO 3664:2009 and
Changes to Bulbs for Viewing Booths
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In 2009 the ISO standard for viewing conditions was changed.
The new standard includes many improvements, including being a closer
match to real
daylight, as well as being in closer agreement to CIE specifications
illuminant D50. The new standard was also changed to include UV
bulbs shipped in 2011 were modified to meet these specifications. If
bulbs for most standard viewing conditions they now meet these new
specifications. This means all new bulbs shipped right now contain UV