Print with National Geographic Inks

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Mustafa Umut Sarac, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Mustafa Umut Sarac

    Mustafa Umut Sarac Member

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    Here is a easier to find , quality ink to print your alternative or digital prints.
    National Geographic uses 300 tonnes a month and I think it can be reachable.
    I dont like the NGMs past 20 years but they sometimes print excellent tones , 80s tones still , they are rare.

    I sent a email to them to get a list of past 30 years CMYK ink suppliers and I will try to reach to the subject better.

    I dont know nearly anything about inkjet printers but they can adapt to print even human tissue.

    My question , is it possible to inkjet variable ink weight per same size dot ? Years ago , someone told me they can but not sure about it. This is the basis of old kodachrome and technicolor films and tiffdruck rotogravure print.

    By this way , I could find a rotogravure elliptical dot screening software for printer and voila , National Geographic Magazine Printing Press 390 tonnes at home.

    Someone can dye transfer with that ink also.

    I learned they switched to soy based inks and they stink !



    Best ,

    Mustafa Umut Sarac

    Istanbul