This latest version of Microcolor/ Mercury and CIP3
pre-setting is on display at the Nilpeter Technology Center in Slagelse Denmark where it has been installed on the company's M04 press.
Press management realized last year a need to automate prepress workflow to better handle its completely new printing operation, which includes an ECRM computer-to-plate device, custom CIP3
ink keying, and five Goss Magnum press towers with a Quadtech Autotron register guidance system.
The software supports JDF, PDF, PJTF, PCF, and CIP3
, PPF, JDF, and other abbreviated terms and their history are clearly reviewed so that users may have an easier experience deciding which one is suitable for their needs.
World ordered two FasTrak V/180s, two Trakmates and CIP3
ink resetting to complement its alfaQuest PrintExpress Consolidated Production Management System.
Optional plugin for CIP3
support - Generates PPF format for use in setting ink keys on press (also available for ScriptWorks 4.
JDF dates from the Page Production Format (PPF), begun by Heidelberg and a German computer graphics institute in the early 1990s and taken up by the CIP3
(International Cooperation for the Integration of Prepress, Press and Postpress) organization.
The present status of Scitex development work in CIP3
will be demonstrated with the aid of Brisque Impose(TM) digital front end; digital transfer of ink duct profiles for presetting the ink keys of the printing presses is already a reality for several Scitex customers.