ASTM Printing Inks Standard will ensure correct visual effects.
Press Release Summary:
April 28, 2011 - ASTM D7680, Practice for Preparing Prints of Paste Printing Inks by a Motor-Driven Printability Tester, will be used to ensure that printing inks produce the correct visual effects and have the correct physical and chemical performance required before being used in costly manufacture of publications and packages. Standard will be used by quality assurance departments, and development and research laboratories dedicated to printing, printing ink, and the graphic arts.
Original Press Release
New ASTM Printing Inks Standard Will Ensure Correct Visual Effects
Press release date: April 26, 2011
o ASTM WK24830, Test Method for Measurement of Oxidation Drying Rate of Sheetfed Inks and Overprint Varnishes by a Manual Method, and
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