n African Printer - Lower TAC could save the print industry millions - : trends

Volume 2011, Issue 4
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Excessive total area coverage (TAC) for deep blacks could be costing the global print industry hundreds of millions of Euros, according to a study by the Flemish Innovation Centre for Graphic Communication (VIGC). The long-held industry belief is TAC should be between 320 per cent and 360 per cent. The VIGC investigation revealed that 260 per cent, or even 220 per cent, is more than adequate, as long as the conversion is carried out with the correct profiles.

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