Graphic-Vision® GV-Spectro Feature Updates

Posted on December 7th, 2016 by admin

The GV-Spectro is More than Just Color Measurement and Reporting Debuting in mid 2014, the Graphic-Vision® GV-Spectro had a great reception in the industry as demand for inline and absolute color measurement is on the rise. Undergoing continuous development in those two years, there have been many new features introduced that have kept this system […]


Dot Gain, Spectrophotometry, and Densitometers

Posted on December 5th, 2016 by admin

What is Dot Gain? Dot gain occurs whenever ink is applied to a substrate in a non-solid ink coverage area. It is defined by the amount a digital raster dot spreads beyond its intended coverage, given in percentage. While mainly a product of paper or substrate absorption rates, there are many other factors that also determine […]


How to achieve accurate and consistent 100% inspection across all speed ranges

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by Deborah Puschner

With many manufacturers providing standardized one-size-fits-all inspection systems, catching defects on a higher speed web or sheet often comes with compromises. When running at the highest speeds, standardized systems will often hit a limit in inspection and processing capability. These systems have no choice but to lower sensitivity and allow the passage of larger defects […]


PC Industries raises interest at the Label Expo Series Trade Shows in 2016

Posted on June 15th, 2016 by admin

Label Expo Series Trade Shows in 2016 Printers and converters across Central and South America have shown great interest in PC Industries’ intelligent and automated inspection systems at Label Summit Latin America. The Guardian LSI was PC Industries’ product highlight, providing printers and converters with automated defect detection capabilities at a low investment. In addition, […]


Defect Mapping

Posted on June 15th, 2016 by admin

Efficient quality control with PC Industries’ Defect Mapping software Defect Mapping is a flexible, easy to use software module for the Guardian PQV that helps operators monitor job quality and eliminate defects. By detecting and recording defects early in the printing process, the Defect Mapping software makes it easy to correct defects post-press. It provides […]


LM 400 – Repeat Length Measurement and Monitoring System

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by admin

It’s not uncommon for flexible packaging printers to encounter problems with their substrate as a result of the tension that occurs on a typical press run. Whether on film, paper, or foil, tension or pressure on the substrate can cause the material to stretch or shift, resulting in misaligned print, faulty die-cuts, and other misprints […]


Guardian LSI – Entry Level, Full Web Inspection

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by admin

For budget-conscious companies investing in inspection equipment for the first time, full featured, 100% inspection systems can be perceived as a substantial investment. Jump start into full web inspection for little investment Over the past years, inspection equipment has become a more affordable tool for print quality improvement thanks to a decreasing price of technology […]


FTA Info*FLEX 2016

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by admin

FTA Info*FLEX 2016 Info*FLEX was a great trade show again this year. It attracted nearly 2,000 visitors to Fort Worth to participate in the show and Info*FLEX Forum seminars. Over two days, professionals presented tools necessary to support successful package printing and converting operations, while benefiting from intensive networking and live demonstrations of running machinery. […]


Welcome to Domino, showing PC Industries Inspection Solutions

Posted on February 29th, 2016 by admin

Guardian OLP: KDV Label’s choice for narrow web Flexo printing

Posted on February 11th, 2016 by admin

Guardian OLP: KDV Label’s choice for narrow web Flexo printing   KDV Label provides labeling solutions for markets such as consumer goods, beverage, food, chemical petroleum, and more. KDV has strict quality requirement when it comes to supplying their customers with labels. Defects can always happen in the pressroom. Preventive measures are the best way […]


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