Resistance to ageing of selected books of children's literature

Marta Gajadhur , Halina Podsiadło , Abramczyk Sylwia

Abstract

Resistance to ageing was studied for a number of selected items of children’s literature. Print rub-off tests were performed for 3 bases used in printing of children’s books, namely plastic sheets, white uncoated (offset) paper, and varnished prints. Three children’s books used in the experimental works were: a “bathing book” printed by flexographic technique on plastic sheets, a book printed on uncoated white paper, and a book printed on double-sided varnish-coated cardboard. Rub-off resistance tests were performed on Ink Rub Tester under identical rub rate (85 cycles/min). The resistance was evaluated by spectrophotometric and densitometric method and by visual observations. About 6000 rub-off cycles were performed for each of the books tested.
Author Marta Gajadhur ( / / IMP)
Marta Gajadhur,,
- The Institute of Mechanics and Printing
, Halina Podsiadło ( / / IMP)
Halina Podsiadło,,
- The Institute of Mechanics and Printing
, Abramczyk Sylwia
Abramczyk Sylwia,,
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Journal seriesChallenges of Modern Technology, ISSN 2082-2863, (B 2 pkt)
Issue year2011
Vol2
No2
Pages35-37
Keywords in Englishrub-off resistance, resistance to ageing, colour coordinates, partial main optical density, production of children’s books
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)2
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