11197Re: [PPLetterpress] Lettra Printing Tips
- Nov 26, 2009I print lots of brown and have not noticed more of a problem
printing. I have noticed that some colors are harder to mix by eye
than others, especially in the green range, but I always assumed that
was my personal problem.
On Nov 25, 2009, at 10:01 PM, Matt Kelsey wrote:
> I saw that on the Crane website previously. It is quite odd...
> perhaps the
> comment is related to the challenge of mixing brown Pantone inks,
> which can
> be trickier than other colors since there are often 4 components
> instead of
> 2-3 in most formulas.
> I guess someone on the Crane communications team was trying to be
> :-) But without enough information to be really helpful.
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 8:40 PM, bielerpr <Bieler@...> wrote:
>> One of my clients sent me this (from Crane's website):
>> Lettra Printing Tips
>> Brown Ink
>> Brown inks are typically more difficult than most other ink colors to
>> print. The balance between good coverage and over inking is very
>> One letterpress printer improved print results by "skip feeding" the
>> project. He allowed two passes of the ink rollers between each
>> Um, brown ink is typically more difficult than most other inks
>> colors to
>> print! That is as weird as the press mechanic who told me that
>> blue ink is
>> the hardest color to clean off of a press! Superstitions and
>> abound, but why?
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