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Systems and methods for determining printing conditions based on samples of images printed by shuttle-based printers

Embodiments include a method performed by a system operative to determine a condition related to a printed section printed by a shuttle-based printer. The method includes printing a portion of an image on a section of a medium, thereby providing a printed section. The section of the medium can have... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Inkjet decoration of architectural materials

Embodiments of the invention involve printing a ceramic or metal oxide pigmented ink onto asphalt, bitumen, or rubberoid backed roofing materials. Additionally, embodiments of the invention allow for adhesion of the ink to TPO and PVC roofing substrates.... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Ceramic inkjet ink for red decoration

Disclosed are compositions, such as inkjet inks, for jetting onto a ceramic substrate, and associated methods and systems. The compositions comprise a pigment compound that is configured to be jetted on a ceramic substrate during a ceramic inkjet process to impart a color effect to the ceramic substrate, and a... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Uv curable inkjet ink compositions

A UV curable inkjet ink composition includes a monofunctional urethane acrylate component consisting of 5-50% by weight of the ink composition, the monofunctional urethane acrylate component comprising either of a monomer and an oligomer; a monomer component consisting of 10-80% by weight of ink composition; a photoinitiator component consisting of... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Generation of spot colors with reduced ink subsets

Optimization of ink recipes for spot colors in printers. Often, ICC Profiles are optimized for smooth rendering of images; thus, color recipes often contain more inks than are required for matching a color when generated from a Profile. When transitioning from one color to another, it is better to make... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Inert uv inkjet printing

Enhanced printing solutions are enabled by providing ultraviolet curing conditions without requiring complete evacuation of atmospheric oxygen. Increased ink coverage and adjusted surface appearance are also provided.... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Nozzle compensation for shuttle based printers

The disclosed embodiments include a method to compensate for defective printer nozzles included in printer nozzles used to print an image on a medium. The method includes detecting defective printer nozzles, and initiating a print job in a print mode. The print job can include image data used to print... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Integration of a line-scan camera on a single pass inkjet printer

Disclosed is an industrial single-pass inkjet printer/press incorporating an line-scan camera. The line-scan camera enables system software to inspect every sheet for quality assurance purposes. These inspection results are tied back to a digital printer to take one or more of several possible actions. Actions include ensuring a particular number... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Multiple zone printer vacuum tables, systems and methods

Disclosed are printer vacuum tables, and corresponding systems and methods for their use, in which the printer vacuum tables include multiple zones to apply vacuum, to hold a variety of media types and thicknesses within a given flatness range, to allow high definition printing. The vacuum zones run in the... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Printer band edge hold down systems

Edge hold down (EHD) systems are described herein that enable high print quality to be achieved more consistently, particularly when using substrates that are rigid or include one or more defects. Each EHD system includes a tensioned band for holding down an edge of a substrate as it passes through... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Elastic bending mechanism for bi-directional adjustment of print head position

Mechanisms for adjusting the position of one or more print heads at an extremely fine resolution (e.g., less than 10 μm) are described herein. The adjustment mechanisms include a differential screw and an indexing wheel through which the differential screw extends. One threaded segment of the differential screw is connected... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Replication alignment of components for use in inkjet printing applications

Techniques for more accurately and efficiently replicating the alignment of one or more printer components with respect to another printer component are described herein. Replication may be achieved by using a fixture and a connection media to create a near exact replica of features of the fixture, or to temporarily... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Low odor radiation curable ink compositions

The present invention relates to low odor radiation curable ink compositions. The composition comprises 10-40% w/w of 4-hydrobutylacrylate, 5-25% of a urethane (math)acrylate oligomer, 10-55% of diacrylates, one or more photoinitiators, one or more additives, and one or more pigments. The composition excludes many monofunctional monomers that have distinct odor... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Single pass printing of white on corrugated board

The present invention is directed to a method for single pass printing on an absorbent non-white substrate. The method comprises: (a) applying a primer composition to one or more selected surfaces of an absorbent non-white substrate to form a primer layer to seal the selected surfaces of the substrate, (b)... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Interactive three-dimensional (3d) color histograms

Techniques for interactively determining/visualizing the color content of a source image and how the corresponding image data is mapped to device colors are described herein. For example, the color content of a digital image can be converted between different color spaces to identify gamut limitations of an output device (e.g.,... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Achieving ink cost saving for printing devices by taking visual appearance and real ink costs into account

A user defines the real costs for each of the individual inks used in printer and also defines a tolerance level for visual acceptance, defined in CIE units of DeltaE2000. Then, an algorithm performs a search through all nodes of the device link profile and for each node it tries... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Printing independent images by sharing printer heads

The disclosed embodiments include a printer having a printing area configured to receive distinct mediums, and printer heads arranged relative to the printing area. The printer heads are collectively configured to print independent images onto the distinct mediums. The printer heads include at least one shared printer head configured to... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Compensated laser cutting of labels

Apparatuses and embodiments related to compensated laser cutting of labels. A computer system receives an image of a label, and rasterizes the image. The computer system determines how much of each type of printer ink of a label printer to deposit at each pixel location of the image. The computer... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Method and color print management

In a color printing environment, functions for printing color management are dissociated. An abstraction layer is also provided to facilitate setting and evaluation of all factors relating to color print and prediction.... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Oxygen inhibition for print-head reliability

Systems and methods of applying a gaseous inhibitor into a printing region to hinder the curing process of ink on the print heads caused by the presence of stray light in the printing environment.... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Radiation-curable inkjet ink for application to glass, ceramic, or metal

A radiation-curable ink composition for application to glass, ceramic, or metal by an inkjet printer. The ink composition can be applied to a glass, ceramic, or metal substrate to decorate, protect, etc. the substrate. In some embodiments, the ink composition includes a glass frits component, a chromophore component, and a... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Device discovery using broadcast technology

Techniques described herein automatically discover the IP address of a first network device such as but not limited to a multifunction printer. Such techniques use a unique identifier of the first network device, such as for example a multifunction printer serial number. Such unique number is used in the configuration... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Spot gloss and gloss control in an inkjet printing system

Embodiments of the invention provide a technique that effects spot gloss or gloss control and/or variations on one image without requiring clear inks. This is preferably accomplished by use of a multilayer printing process in which an image is first printed using a first set of color print heads and... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Multilayer white printing with white-balance

White-balance is improved when printing on colored media, while minimizing the time and use of costly materials required by present approaches. In an embodiment, the typical solid white fill or background layer is altered by including in the white layer one or more of the other colors already available in... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Method and composition for ink jet printing on a nonabsorbent substrate

Ink jet printing on a non-absorbent substrate involves a wet primer having a primer viscosity. The wet primer is applied on the non-absorbent substrate. An ink jet ink having an ink jet viscosity lower than the primer viscosity is jetted over the wet primer while the primer is still wet.... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Selective ink cure

Individually controllable ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are used to cure ink and generate different effects. The UV LEDs only expose specified areas to generate the different effect and can create multiple effects on the same substrate by exposing different areas to varying amounts of time or by performing a... Electronics For Imaging Inc

Ceramic inkjet ink for relief effect

Disclosed are compositions, such as inkjet inks or glazes, for jetting onto a ceramic substrate, and associated methods and systems. The compositions are configured to produce a blister relief effect, wherein the incorporation of inkjet technology provides precise control over the location and degree of blistering. The enhanced compositions are... Electronics For Imaging Inc

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