Search Results for 'Testing and QC'

Search For:
Refine by Dates:
From: To:
Refine By Content:

  • Siegwerk’s Center for Printing Excellence Offers Customers On-Press Testing Capabilities

    Siegwerk’s Center for Printing Excellence Offers Customers On-Press Testing Capabilities

    David Savastano, Editor || October 17, 2013
    Ink manufacturers are emphasizing the importance of collaborating with their customers, through formulating their inks and coatings and making sure these formulations work well on press. Siegwerk Canada and USA (CUSA) has taken an extra step…

  • Ink Setting  Set-off or Striking-in Tests with the IGT Testers

    Ink Setting Set-off or Striking-in Tests with the IGT Testers

    Wilco de Groot, Managing Director, IGT Testing Systems || August 24, 2010
    An important property of an ink on a paper is its setting behavior. Setting or ink setting, also called striking-in or set-off, is a property of an ink to lay down on the paper and penetrate into the paper after which it starts to dry.…

  • Testing and QC for UV Inks

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 15, 2009
    When it comes to manufacturing any product, being able to consistently meet specifications is absolutely essential to success. Such is also the case with printing ink, as testing and quality control (QC) play significant roles in the manufacturing pr…

  • Testing Quality Control

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 9, 2009
    Any ink maker can tell you how a certain test is performed. Testing for color? Use a spectrophotometer. Testing for viscosity? Use a viscometer. And so on. Every ink maker also knows why these tests are performed. If an ink doesn’t perform the…

  • CIRI Offers Research Capabilities to the Printing Ink Industry

    CIRI Offers Research Capabilities to the Printing Ink Industry

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || May 28, 2009
    To help fill the need for objective industry-wide research, Northampton Community College formed the Coatings & Ink Research Institute in 2007

  • The Importance of Testing Equipment

    The Importance of Testing Equipment

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || June 4, 2008
    Testing equipment allows ink manufacturers to ensure quality and consistency in all facets of business, from incoming raw materials to the finished ink. As a result, ink companies rely on testing equipment manufacturers for expertise.

  • Striving for Consistency

    Jenn Hess, Ink World Associate Editor || September 2, 2005
    As printers begin to require more from the inks they use, quality control has become more than just meeting specifications.