Paper that lasts over 100 yearsPress release:
Photographers can now produce high quality inkjet prints that deliver
exceptional image stability and last more than 100 years in typical
home display conditions, even when displayed without glass, according
to Kodakís Image Stability Behaviour report at www.kodak.com/go/proinkjet
Offering durability that rivals traditional silver halide printing,
Kodak Professional Inkjet Photo Paper, when used with quality
state-of-the-art pigmented inks, provides an extended life for inkjet
prints due to its exceptional resistance to major environmental factors
such as ozone, high humidity, light intensity and excessive heat.
By devising test methods based on current ANSI/ISO standards, Kodak
illustrates that even with thermal fade and light fade Kodak
Professional Inkjet Photo Paper print, when used with quality pigmented
inks, will have a lifespan in excess of 100 years. Kodakís
accelerated Ozone fade test, similar to ANSI/ISO standards also shows
that the Professional Inkjet Photo Paper is capable of withstanding
over 100 years of Ozone exposure, even when displayed in unprotected
conditions. Humidity testing, carried out at Kodakís Image
Stability Technical Centre was found to have even less of a significant
affect on the paper.
As well as offering long-lasting photo print properties, Kodak
Professional Inkjet Photo Paper is universally compatible with dye and
pigment based inkjet printers.
Photographers using Kodak Professional Inkjet Paper will benefit from a
high quality product that boasts fantastic colour saturation and
accuracy. Available in glossy or lustre finish, the product
looks and feels like true photo paper thanks to the high-quality pulp
and state-of-the-art paper chemistry.
The papersí bright white base results in clean highlights and
delicate flesh tones, improves the overall print quality, while its
excellent gloss uniformity prevents undesirable surface artifacts for a
natural photo look.
Kodak Professional Inkjet Paper benefits from microporous coating
technology that allows the ink to dry instantly so that prints can be
touched immediately after printing. The quick drying time also reduces
the risk of smudging and prevents the prints from sticking together in
the printerís output tray.
Photographers can also download Kodak custom colour ICC profiles, which
have been developed to work with popular inkjet printers to achieve
optimal results every time. The ICC profiles enable colour
management and can be used as the starting point to adjust the colour
on a printer to achieve a unique output preference. By using
ICC profiles, photographers can ensure that each print delivers optimal
colour and flesh tone reproduction. The overall result is
outstanding image quality.
In addition to the wide range of cut-sheet sizes, from A4, A3 to A3+,
Kodak Professional Inkjet Paper is also available in roll sizes
including 10-, 16- and 24-inch-wide by 100-foot rolls (25.4-, 40.6- and
61cm-wide by 30m rolls) for increased productivity and efficiency in
printing workflows. Long rolls facilitate rapid delivery of
enlargements, quick reprints and proofs. The addition of the Kodak
Professional backprint ensures a complete, high-quality end