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The desired result of the ALG Color System is to produce the specified color on the first label, then produce the color consistently throughout the production run and all subsequent runs.
ALG Color Management is a system of documenting, testing and verifying color that focuses our team on producing
the accurate, consistent colors that meet our customers' requirements.
Color standard is the baseline for determining a color specified by the customer.
A color standard can start as a color chip provided by the customer, previously produced part supplied by the customer, custom color blend, PMS (Pantone Matching System) Book, etc.
Once a First Article is produced and approved by the customer, this becomes the ALG color standard for all repeat production runs.
The use of a light booth provides a neutral light environment to visually evaluate a color sample by removing all exterior reflection or light variables.
In doing so, it aids in the evaluation of color quality and uniformity when confirming color specifications during the production process.
Overall, it provides conditions to visually confirm color matching, enhance inspection procedures and overall perform an aesthetic appraisal to our Product Managers.
Color fans are used in production to verify color consistency throughout the run. At set intervals, a label is removed from the production stream and is placed in an overlapping fashion from the previous label pulled.
Operators can easily see and correct a potential color drift without having to leave the press. This color fan is then placed in the quality retains for reference.
FOUR COLOR PROCESS
4 Color Process printing is achieved by printing
a series of dots with the colors Cyan, Magenta,
Yellow and Black. These four colors can reproduce
thousands of colors and is most often used in printing
photographic images. The color density of the four colors
is a critical component in reproducing the exact colors the
ALG prints color bars on all 4 color process jobs that are read with a color densitometer to ensure the colors match the customer requirement and can be repeatable for all future orders.
SPECTROPHOTOMETER, DELTA E, Certificate of Compliance (CoA)
ALG uses spectrophotometers when a customer needs that degree of tolerance in meeting their color specifications. A reading is taken initially and throughout the production run to confirm that the color remains within the required tolerance.
Spectrophotometers measure reflected or transmitted light across the print color and creates a visual curve that compares the color printed to the color standard.
ALG has set a Delta E color tolerance, so when the visual curve measurement is taken, it provides a pass/fail result based on the preset tolerance.
ALG can provide a CoA (Certificate of Assurance) on color that is based on the Spectrophotometer readings. Click here to view a sample report.
FOUR COLOR PROCESS
DELTA E, CoA
ALG Premium Vinyl
ALG Color Management
ALG Safety Colors
ALG Color Control,
Hydrogen Sulfide Environment
Immersion, Water Bath
Salt Spray, Marine Exposure
Black Light Technology
ALG Outdoor Lab
BS5609 Compliant Labels
GHS Compliant Labels
Dot Matrix, Pinfeed
Hang Tags, Plastic
Wire Diagram Decals
Write on & Seal to Protect
Logo, Decorative, Branding
Clear, No Label Look
Ready To Apply, RTA
Clear Window, Void Adhesive
Point of Sale
Cling Window Decals
Industrial Floor Graphics
Inside Window Decals
Two Way Door Decals
Ribbons, Thermal Transfer
License Plate Stickers
Rail Car, Large Format
Serial Bar Code, Indoor
Serial Bar Code, Outdoor
ALG COLOR MANAGEMENT
Dry, Small Decal Application, Under 12"
Dry, Large Decal Application,
12" and up
for uneven surfaces and cold temps
Wet, Small Decal Application,
Wet, Large Decal Application,
12' ad up
for glass and other smooth surfaces
Pricing, Large RFQ's
Large Account Assimilation
Item Activity Reporting
UL Requirements & Recommendations
Critical Specifications & Label Requirements
Set-up, Design Inventory Management Programs
Label Program Design
Prototype, Sample Runs, First Articles
Custom Raw materials Inventory
Rush Orders, Expedited Shipping
New Order Processing
Pricing, Custom Quotes
Customer Service Professionals
UL Requirements, Recommendations
Solvent Based Inkjet,
Water Based Inkjet, Flexible Substrates
Vinyl Plotter Cutting
Thermal Transfer Printing,
Flat Bed Presses, up to 42" x55"
High Speed, Cylinder Presses
Screen Finishing Solutions
Steel Rule Die Cutting,
Steel Rule Die Cutting,
High Speed Cylinder
Thermal Die Cutting
7", 10" & 13" wide presses, up to 8 colors.
In Line UV Inkjet, Variable Data
100% Inspection System
UV Ink System, Outdoor Durable
Die Cutting, In Line Turret Rewinding
Flexographic Finishing Solutions
Conveyor, Sheeted Products
DeLam/ReLam Adhesive Printing, Voids
Turn Bar, Two Sided Printing
ALG Labels and Graphics is a custom manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels and decals celebrating over 50 years in business. Our focus is delivering value to our customers with responsive service, quality products and low cost production. Our mission is to make it easy for you to do business with ALG.
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Birmingham, Alabama 35233
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