How to Use Spot Colors in Digital Printing


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Spot colors and digital printing

What if you're designing a job that's going to print on a digital press? Can they even print spot colors? Well, you're going to find that a lot of digital presses don't support spot colors. They're based on CMYK toners or inks. Although some vendors do offer some limited spot inks or toners. The Xerox iGen And HP Indigo presses are capable of doing some spot colors, but they have a limited range of offerings. So you should ask your printer before you get your heart set on a color. But here's something kind of interesting, the inks and the toners that are used on digital presses, even though they might be called cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, use slightly different pigments, they use slightly different, extenders and binders. And they may have a wider color gamut than offset inks. You know, it depends on the color that you're trying to print. An this is really good news.

Often they can come closer to matching PANTONE colors, than offset presse...

Spot colors and digital printing
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Spot colors and digital printing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Spot Colors and Varnish

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