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Print mottle - measuring print quality

Print mottle can occur with all printing techniques (offset, flexography, gravure and inkjet). Our method calculates a value which reflects how disruptive the print mottle is.

Print mottle on unprinted board and paper with a white top layer and a brown middle layer can also be measured (white-top mottle). The method can measure uncovered area (UCA) in flexo, optical formation, and missing dots in gravure printing can be analysed using a separate software module.

The method uses an ordinary flatbed scanner, and is easy to implement.

Mottling Expert


Hans Christiansson
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Anita Teleman
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Mottling Expert