QuadTech will bring two breakthrough color technologies to Labelexpo Americas 2016, its ColorTrack color management software and DeltaCam, a device to help with color measurement. Labelexpo will be held from September 13-15 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.
Both new products were introduced last spring at Drupa.
ColorTrack is a unique, highly adaptive new color management software solution for packaging applications. Without any hardware modifications to the press, the software seamlessly integrates with ink formulation software to not only simplify workflow, but also dramatically reduce the number of ink corrections needed to achieve accurate, optimal color.
“Meeting the quality and consistency demands of brand owners has become increasingly difficult,” says Stephan Doppelhammer, QuadTech marketing manager for packaging. “QuadTech, in partnership with ColorConsulting, has developed a ‘color expert in a box’ that automates the process of delivering absolute consistency from press-to-press, shift-to-shift and plant-to-plant.”
ColorTrack can achieve more accurate color in one or two corrections. It’s the only software solution that offers this level of press-side connection between color measurement and ink management. Live demonstrations of ColorTrack are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. daily.
Color measurement with DeltaCam makes advanced, inline spectral measurement affordable. For around the cost of a color register system, printers can utilize accurate, automated L*a*b* measurement on film, paper or board – ensuring that all printed product is within their customers’ color specifications.
Printers can reduce time and waste while confidently maintaining color throughout the roll—without the need to wait for a roll change to measure with a handheld device. Operators can spot problems early and make corrections quickly, thus minimizing waste, customer complaints and rebates.