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RIP developers recognize Color-Logic importance

September 26, 2022  By PrintAction Staff

RIP (Raster Image Processor) developers recognize Color-Logic as the preferred method of producing metallic images and special effects.

Discussing the matter, Mark Geeves, Color-Logic director of sales and marketing, said, “In digital printing, a RIP serves as the interface between the digital front end (DFE) and the print engine. Because of differences in print engines and DFEs, each digital press installation needs a RIP that has been specifically tailored to connect between the DFE and print engine being used. As of mid-2022, specific features have been made available by almost all RIP manufacturers to enable printers to use Color-Logic in their workflows. The fact that these RIP developers have made Color-Logic available to users of nearly every digital press and printer manufacturer worldwide speaks to the widespread popularity of the Color-Logic metallic colour system.”

Geeves continued, “The RIP developers providing a specific connection for the Color-Logic system now include Caldera, CGS, ColorGate, Compose, EFI, Ergosoft, Equios, Global Graphics, GMG, Heidelberg Versafire, Onyx, RTI-RIPs, SAI, Wasatch, and Xitron. All of these manufacturers offer Color-Logic connectivity to most of the digital presses and printers around the world. Color-Logic works closely with these and other manufacturers providing equipment capable of printing metallics using silver inks or toners on conventional substrates as well as those producing images with white ink or toner on metallic substrates. More than 75 digital presses and printers worldwide use Color-Logic to produce the sparkling metallics so popular with brands and commercial customers.”


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