Printability

Tests

Contract print testing is available including:

  • Optical density
  • Mottle
  • Tonal response
  • Dot gain
  • Missing dot
  • Gloss
  • Abrasion
  • Image analysis
  • Dynamic absorption (contact angle)
  • L*a*b*
  • CIE whitness
  • Color gaumt

Other Material Analysis Tests Available

  • Rheology
  • Surface tension
  • Wettability
  • Roughness — Parker Print Surf
  • Porosity
  • Pore size distribution
  • Ink/water emulsification
  • Ink tack
  • Fineness of grind
  • Chemical compatibility.

These tests are performed in conditioned rooms meeting TAPPI standards.