Ray Weiss, Director of Digital Print Programs for SGIA, joined the Association in 2014. He provides solutions and technical information on digital printing as well as digital equipment, materials, and vendor referrals. He oversees several workshops at SGIA along with the association’s digital equipment evaluation program. Ray is project manager for both the PDAA Certification program and SGIA’s Digital Color Professional certification program and is an instructor for the Color Management Boot Camps. Ray is a regular contributor to the association’s Journal and won the 2016 Swormstedt Award for Best in Class writing in the Digital Printing category. His 25+ year career in the graphics industry has spanned owning his own prepress and offset business to digital wide format sales, training, support, and service. Ray has extensive experience in color management and worked closely with the Smithsonian Institution to implement a color managed workflow in their Exhibits department.
Sunday, 11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Bring Your Inkjet Output: Process Control and Benchmarking (Part 1)
How well does your wide-format inkjet device print? Is what you’re producing correct and consistent? Regardless of whether the inkjet output is used for off-press proofing or producing the final sellable product, process control, setting, and achieving your target aim points is key. Ray Weiss will teach you what tools your need to accomplish consistent inkjet output, how to do it, and most importantly, how to maintain it.
Sunday, 1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Bring Your Inkjet Output: Verification and Troubleshooting (Part 2)
In this combo hands-on/demonstration session, you’ll import the data from your printed test form and assess device consistency and accuracy. Get practical instruction on troubleshooting output that is not in compliance, and find out how best to resolve issues. Attend this session and obtain a practical view and understanding of how your devices manufacture color to your expectations.
Download this test form with instructions, print it on the output device you’d like to verify, and bring it to this session for measurement and validation.