It is 50 years since ISO/TC 130 was setup and held its first meeting on 2nd June 1971. On 2nd June 2021, Mr. Pengfei Zhao, the current Chairman of ISO/TC130, has sent a message to the ISO/TC 130 Members to remind us to celebrate this.
Four ISO/TC 130 standards have been published in June 2021:
ISO 2836:2021 Graphic technology — Prints and printing inks — Assessment of resistance of prints to various agents
ISO 12647-8:2021 Graphic technology — Process control for the production of half-tone colour separations, proof and production prints — Part 8: Validation print processes working directly from digital data
ISO 22934:2021 Graphic technology — Communication of offset ink properties
ISO 12635:2021 Graphic technology — Plates for offset printing — Dimensions
CIB ballots (Committee Internal Ballot) has been launched for the revision the following five standards:
ISO/TS 18621-21:2020 Graphic technology — Image quality evaluation methods for printed matter — Part 21: Measurement of 1D distortions of macroscopic uniformity utilizing scanning spectrophotometers
ISO/PAS 15339-1:2015 Graphic technology — Printing from digital data across multiple technologies — Part 1: Principles
ISO/PAS 15339-2:2015 Graphic technology — Printing from digital data across multiple technologies — Part 2: Characterized reference printing conditions, CRPC1-CRPC7
ISO/TS 10128:2009 Graphic technology — Methods of adjustment of the colour reproduction of a printing system to match a set of characterization data
ISO 23498:2020 Graphic technology — Visual opacity of printed white ink
The following working groups of ISO/TC 130 held the WGs meeting in June; TF3 Workflow standards roadmap – Website Editorial Group, WG 3 Process control and related metrology and WG4 Media and materials.