[argyllcms] Re: AW: Black generation and black ink limiting

  • From: Fabrizio Levati <fabrizio.levati@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 08:56:25 +0200

Hi Vladimir,

> Maybe it would be good if Fabricio could tell us for which printing technique
> the profile will be prepared for.

I was trying to create a profile starting from FOGRA39L with the purpose of
limiting the TAC to 240% or less. This profile is intended to be tested in
re-separating ads files before printing them on newspapers.

> If it is for offset/weboffset printing, Than
> I don't see the reason of limiting the TAC to 220% at the same time while
> limiting the black down to 92%.
> Even if you would manage to get smooth curves
> with that setting, I rather would question the quality of your final print.
> 220% is OK but IMHO the black should not be under 95%.

No objections at all! I started with TAC 240% and 95% black, saw that
playing with the total ink limit caused the curves to become rough at the
edge and get curious...


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