InkJet Paper

While at the Color Convention I looked at some paper for Inkjets that was colored more like a Commercial Sheet Fed paper. We currently use Kodaks Matchprint superwhite paper, we have to carry a pigment and dye version for our two different inkjets. We use a Epson 9600 and our DoubleProofer which is based on the HP 5500 for a backup contract proofer.

The paper I looked at was called Proof Line, there were a wide variety of papers available. They claimed the paper was dual purpose for Dye or UltraChrome.

Has anyone had experience with this paper, for InkJet Contract Proofing.

Mike

Mike
I would recommend a good proofing paper with the
same substrate color/feel as your printing paper.
For coated HQ-stock our favorite is Cast-coated
PerfectProof Commercial Proofing Paper 200g and
for magazines the resin-coated Publication
Proofing Paper 270g. They are very printing-paper
like, contain few optical brighteners (less
metamerism), and have a large gamut:

Commercial proofing paper gamut exceeds both GRACoL DTR004 and ISO 12647-2
Publication proofing paper gamut exceeds PSR GravureLWC and ISO (type 1&2)

The color of the papers are close to the printing
paper, so you will not need paper color
simulation either (makes life easy!). The
L-values are a little bit higher (ISO 97 vs. 94.8
and PSR 97.9 vs. 91.0), but this is seldom an
issue.

kindest regards
Per Savander

While at the Color Convention I looked at some
paper for Inkjets that was colored more like a
Commercial Sheet Fed paper. We currently use
Kodaks Matchprint superwhite paper, we have to
carry a pigment and dye version for our two
different inkjets. We use a Epson 9600 and our
DoubleProofer which is based on the HP 5500 for
a backup contract proofer.

The paper I looked at was called Proof Line,
there were a wide variety of papers available.
They claimed the paper was dual purpose for Dye
or UltraChrome.

Has anyone had experience with this paper, for InkJet Contract Proofing.

Mike


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