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process color

[′prä‚səs ‚kəl·ər]
(graphic arts)
Method of reproducing full-color originals such as paintings and color photographs; four-color process plates print in yellow, magenta, cyan, and black.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

process color

A color printed from four separate printing plates. Four-color process printing uses cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK) inks to produce full color reproduction. Contrast with spot color. See CMYK.
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In addition, EcoTech process colors conform to ISO 2846-1 standards and are suitable for GRACoL G7 certification.
The new tower and folder will enable Hometown News to print four more pages of back-to-back process color, for a total of six process-color pages in a 20-page section.
Waccamaw can print up to eight pages of back-to-back process color in the News & Shopper and four in The Horry Independent.
With the new tower and the existing color tower, Powers can now print up to 10 pages of process color in a straight run, according to Plant Manager Jeff Schwaller.
Toyo Ink is using its long-standing reputation as a creator of process color standards as a base from which to extend its ink business in Europe into the region's sheetfed offset market.
Sun Chemical has announced a licensing agreement for it to make and sell MetalFX inks, a technology that can be used to print up to 104 million metallic colors by overprinting process color inks over MetalFX Base silver ink, in North America.
Whereas today a 36-page edition carries 12 process-color and four spot-color pages, the new press can put process color on all 36 pages, according to Dymerski.
INX International has introduced a new line of sustainable, process color inks called EcoTech.
Its benefits include ultra-vibrant colors over a wide color gamut; long, fade resistant life for indoor and outdoor usage; wide media compatibility with no performance sacrifice; process color simulation; water and scratch resistance; and exceptional lamination characteristics for hot and cold lamination.
Since 1997, each letterpress has had one such five-color unit, printing flexo process color on sections' fronts and backs.
The Spark1612 utilizes resin-based ribbons in both CMYK process color as well as 23 spot colors, including white, metallic gold and silver, which are suitable for printing on a wide range of pressure sensitive films and a selection of specialty products.

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