As members of IDEAlliance and pioneers of the integrated G7 functionality on all spectro-densitometers, we are dedicated to developing educational content to support the global print and packaging communities.
Maintaining a G7 Print Condition
by Ron Ellis
Being able to maintain a press calibration is as important as the initial calibration procedure itself. G7 has been a great tool for US printers because in addition to providing a calibration method it provides a target and set of aims for all the devices in the plant. Prior to G7 most US printers used the press as the target.
G7 Features and Functionality, and the Value of Adopting this Important Standard
by Dan Reid
Density is a great metric of tracking and controlling fluctuations on a printing press but not a good indicator of how the color correlates to the human eye. Colorimetry is proven to communicate color and provide tolerancing that closely associates with our eyes.
G7 Key Adoption Considerations
by Ron Ellis
There has been a great deal of buzz about G7 in the past few years. G7 is a calibration method and set of print aims. (GRACoL and SWOP are charactization data sets based on using the G7 method). G7 is often thought of as a must-have for large sheetfed and web operations.