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Online devices and measuring systems for the automatic control of newspaper printing
Author(s): Elzbieta A. Marszalec; Ismo Heikkila; Helene Juhola; Tapio Lehtonen
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Paper Abstract

The paper reviews the state-of-the-art color measuring systems used for the control of newspaper printing. The printing process requirements are specified and different off-line and on-line color quality control systems, commercially available and under development, are evaluated. Recent market trends in newspaper printing are discussed based on the survey. The study was made on information derived from: conference proceedings (TAGA, IARIGAI, SPIE and IS&T), journals (American Printer, Applied Optics), discussions with experts (GMI, QTI, HONEYWELL, TOBIAS, GretagMacbeth), IFRA Expo'98/Quality Measuring Technologies, commercial brochures, and the Internet. On the background of this review, three different measuring principles, currently, under investigation at VTT Information Technology, are described and their applicability to newspaper printing is evaluated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3826, Polarization and Color Techniques in Industrial Inspection, (16 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.364308
Show Author Affiliations
Elzbieta A. Marszalec, VTT Information Technology (Finland)
Ismo Heikkila, VTT Information Technology (Finland)
Helene Juhola, VTT Information Technology (Finland)
Tapio Lehtonen, VTT Information Technology (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3826:
Polarization and Color Techniques in Industrial Inspection
Elzbieta A. Marszalec; Emanuele Trucco, Editor(s)

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