Color variation tolerances

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Color variation tolerances


Post by Rand » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:27 pm

(Posted to record documented manufacturer color variation.....not chit chat about things you've seen or opinions on the subject...goes a long way to undermining some color differences which have been declared "variations")

From this earlier post: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=47941

Color variations vs. color tolerance
#1Post by Wisbeers » Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:14 am

I’ve always struggled with how much of a color difference constitutes a variation, and I just acquired something that provides some clarity. These approval plates document a “color tolerance” range for printing this label. I don’t know how well the colors show up in the images, but these are clearly intended to show the acceptable levels of lightness to darkness when printing this can. I don’t know how far back this practice goes, but doubt that it was a new concept in 1971. And maybe this is well-known or has been addressed here previously and is just new to me, but FYI if not.

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