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ASTM D7305

Standard Test Method for Reflection Density of Printed Matter

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 November 2008
Status: active
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Graphic technology in general): 37.100.01
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This test method describes a procedure for measuring reflection density of printed matter using a reflection densitometer or spectrodensitometer.

This test method is intended primarily for process colors (yellow, magenta and cyan) and black. With appropriate instrumentation, it may also be used for other colors.

This test method applies to prints made by any printing process on a flat surface, with reflection density values ranging from just above zero, on the unprinted substrate, through to around 2.5 for very dense prints.

This test method can be used for prints on paper, film or board but not for those on metal or foil. It can be conducted in the pressroom or laboratory.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM D7305
November 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Reflection Density of Printed Matter
This test method describes a procedure for measuring reflection density of printed matter using a reflection densitometer or spectrodensitometer. This test method is intended primarily for process...
November 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Reflection Density of Printed Matter
This test method describes a procedure for measuring reflection density of printed matter using a reflection densitometer or spectrodensitometer. This test method is intended primarily for process...
November 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Reflection Density of Printed Matter
This test method describes a procedure for measuring reflection density of printed matter using a reflection densitometer or spectrodensitometer. This test method is intended primarily for process...
February 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Reflection Density of Printed Matter
This test method describes a procedure for measuring reflection density of printed matter using a reflection densitometer or spectrodensitometer. This test method is intended primarily for process...

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