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BASICS OF PRINTING. Understanding Color and Printing Inks Randy Thompson Director, Business Development. Agenda. Defining Color RGB vs CYMK Types of Inks Process Colors Pantone Spot Colors Coatings. UNDERSTANDING COLOR. EMITTED LIGHT COLOR (RGB) Red Green Blue

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basics of printing

BASICS OF PRINTING

Understanding Color and Printing Inks

Randy Thompson

Director, Business Development

agenda
Agenda
  • Defining Color
  • RGB vs CYMK
  • Types of Inks
  • Process Colors
  • Pantone Spot Colors
  • Coatings
understanding color
UNDERSTANDING COLOR
  • EMITTED LIGHT COLOR (RGB)
    • Red
    • Green
    • Blue
  • Computer Screens / Television
  • What Designers…..Design with….
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UNDERSTANDING COLOR
  • REFLECTIVE LIGHT COLOR
    • Used to print images
    • Transparent Inks
    • Light travels through ink and bounces off paper behind back through ink to eyes.
four color process
FOUR COLOR PROCESS
  • Reproducing Continuous Tone Photography
    • Cyan
    • Yellow
    • Magenta
    • BlacK
ink categories
Ink Categories
  • Standard Inks
    • Web Offset – Non Heatset
    • Web Offset – Heatset
    • Quickset Inks
    • Sheet-fed Inks
    • Soybean Inks
    • Water based Inks – Flexo and Gravure
    • Laser Inks
    • UV Inks
ink categories1
Ink Categories
  • Specialty Inks
    • Non-porous Inks
    • Metallic Inks
    • Magnetic Inks – MICR for checks
    • Fluorescent Inks
    • Edible Inks
    • Scratch and sniff Inks
    • Security Inks – Document Security
types of ink
Types of Ink
  • Transparent
    • Lithography
    • Light reflected from paper thru ink
  • Opaque
    • Screenprinting
    • Light reflects off surface of ink
  • Toners
    • Digital Print Engines
ink problems
Ink Problems
  • Setoff (Offsetting)
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Ink Problems
  • Ink Adhesion
  • Mottling – uneven appearance
  • Fill-in – muddy look in halftones/screens
printing four color process
Printing Four Color Process
  • Start with scanned image or digital image
  • Place image into printed layout
  • RIP the document
    • Create dot map of each process color
    • Image dot map to printing plates
  • One to One relationship
spot color pantone matching system
SPOT COLOR - PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM
  • Pantone Matching System (PMS)
    • Pantone is the standard of spot color inks
    • 3 ways to create
      • Buy from Ink Manufacturer
      • Mix Inks using Base Inks
      • Create using Four Color Process Building
pms base colors mixing pms 198
PMS Base ColorsMixing PMS 198
  • 6parts (37.5%) Rubine Red
  • 2 parts (12.5%) Yellow
  • 8 parts (50%) Trans.
  • White
coatings and coverage
COATINGS AND COVERAGE
  • VARNISH
    • SPOT AND FLOOD
  • AQUEOUS
    • BEST FOR INK JET IMAGING
  • UV (ULTRA-VIOLET)
    • SPOT AND FLOOD
    • HIGHEST QUALITY AND COST
  • LAMINATING
color and prepress critical quoting variables
Color and PrepressCritical Quoting Variables
  • Define Colors needed to print
    • CYMK
    • Pantone Spot Colors(with numbers)
  • Define Coating and Coverage
    • Varnish, Aqueous or UV
    • Spot and/or Flood
  • Proofs-- Type and Who will approve
color and ink recap
Color and InkRecap
  • RGB vs. CYMK
  • Types of Ink
  • Four Color Process
  • Pantone Matching System
  • Coatings