ISO 12647-3. Quality standard for newspaper production
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ISO 12647-3. Quality standard for newspaper production

Guide to implement the ISO 12647-3 quality standard in newspaper production
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Last updated 8/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Get a clear understanding of ISO 12647-3, quality standard for newspaper production
  • Demonstrate ability to implement ISO 12647-3 in the work place
  • Implement a quality control mechanism in their work place
  • Communicate quality requirements to the suppliers of consumables
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Requirements
  • Have a clear understanding of CMYK printing
  • Basic understanding of ICC profiles and color separation in Photoshop
  • Understand technical terms related to print production, pre-press and plate making
Description

ISO 12647-3 is the graphic technology standard that defines process control procedures for production of half tone color separation and print production. The standard was first published in 1998, revised in 2004 and again in 2013. The 2013 revision made significant change in the standard.

This course aims to provide a complete overview of the quality standard. The course provides all the specifications of ISO 12647-3 from pre-press, materials till press.

The course includes downloadable PDF materials to read, videos of the presentations and interactive QUIZ to test the progress of the participants.

The program is aimed at production, pre-press, materials and quality executives in newspaper industry and also at students of Printing Technology, who are interested to learn print quality management systems.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who are interested to take up a career in print production
  • Newspaper production executives
  • Quality control executives
  • Materials procurement executives
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 6 Lectures Collapse All 6 Lectures 01:06:21
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Introduction and Overview of ISO 12647-3
3 Lectures 24:36
Course Introduction
04:40

This quiz aims to test your knowledge on the subject and to help you know what to expect from the course.

Pre-training quiz
5 questions

This module gives an introduction to standardisation in newspaper production, history of ISO 12647-3 standard and explains why standardisation is important for newspaper production

Why quality is important for Newspapers?
5 pages

Overview of ISO 12647-3
19:56

The quiz is designed to evaluate your understanding of the specifications of ISO 12647-3

ISO 12647-3 specification
5 questions
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Implementing ISO 12647-3
3 Lectures 30:45

This session explains about implementing the ICC profiles and color management practices in all color imaging devices in the pre-press

Color Management in Pre-press
15:49

Quiz on color management
4 questions

This session explains a systematic approach to achieve 26% dot gain in the press

Achieving 26% dot gain in the press
14:56

This session provides guidelines for establishing a quality control mechanism in a printing plant

Establishing a fool proof quality control mechanism
6 pages

Dot gain calibration
4 questions
About the Instructor
Mr. Anand Srinivasan
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1,491 Students
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Research Manager, WAN-IFRA

Education: Bachelor of Engineering. Specialisation: Printing Technology

Role at WAN-IFRA: Anand is responsible for the activities at WAN-IFRA Research and Material Testing Centre, Chennai which offers newsprint and newsink testing, print quality evaluation, research and training on various newspaper production topics. He is also the project manager for International Newspaper Color Quality Club (INCQC) 2016-18. He has published several research reports on the topics of materials and colour reproduction.

Areas of expertise:

§Colour management

§Colour correction and colour separation

§Quality control and measurement tools

§Print process standardisation

§Newsprint and newsink standardisation

§3-D printing

§ISO 14001, Environmental Management System

Previous work experience:

The Hindu, a leading English daily in India – Engineer in the Graphics department and a member of the QC team, responsible for colour correction, colour management and conformance of all the printing centres of The Hindu to ISO 12647-3.

Other roles:

Adjunct faculty - Department of Printing Technology, Anna University.

Member of Research Council, Department of Printing Technology, Anna University

Member of Board of Studies, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore