SPOT_Gravure application, a basic Eye-One Pro or Eye-One
Pro2 costing less than 1000 US$ replaces quite advantageously the
best and most expensive proprietary pressroom spectrophotometers, for
all your color printing applications involving spot colors and/or
for basic CMYK printing, there is no standard print density for special inks: your
ideal spot colors or special primary inks densities are the ones allowing best
possible visual match with your target solid colors. They depend
A LOT on the ink brand, ink reference, ink batch and the paper reference and
batches you are using!
each ink of your special print process, SPOT_Gravure
application allows very fast, easy, and accurate computing of its optimal print
density, plus the appropriate printing form correction curve, in order to match your target
colors, not only on solid colors, but also on all N-colors screened tones.
computed recommended inks corrections are specified in terms of density,
and in terms of ink thickness or pigment
concentration, which is necessary for gravure printing. (And sometimes
quite useful for offset, flexographic, and inkjet printing as well.)
SPOT_Gravure application allows you as well creating your own
N-Colors print standards with an unlimited number of primary inks and
have been widely validated for high-end N-Color printing
including 7 Colors printing (CMYK + Orange + Green + Violet), using wet offset, UV offset, gravure,
and flexographic print technologies.
should install SPOT_Gravure application on each printing press for replacing
obsolete pressroom spectrophotometers, in order to check your special
process inks and spot colors optimal densities at each press setting.
not stay in the dark: Colorsource applications bring the best
solutions to all your
prepress and press-room quality issues, and with using an inexpensive
basic Eye-One Pro or
Eye-One Pro2 spectrophotometer.
with its user's guide: