News from May to July, 2022

News from May to July, 2022

The system review of the following four standards have been closed and both of them were confirmed:

ISO 12644: 1996 Graphic technology — Determination of rheological properties of paste inks and vehicles by the falling rod viscometer

ISO 15930-1: 2001 Graphic technology — Prepress digital data exchange — Use of PDF — Part 1: Complete exchange using CMYK data (PDF/X-1 and PDF/X-1a)

ISO 19594: 2017 Graphic technology — Test method for the determination of the binding strength for perfect-bound products — Page-pull test working upwards

ISO 2834-3: 2008 Graphic technology — Laboratory preparation of test prints — Part 3: Screen printing inks

The 36th ISO/TC 130 Working Group Meetings (Virtual) have been held in May and June, WG 2, WG3, WG 4, WG 5, JWG 7, WG 11, JWG 14, TF 3 had the WGs’ meetings virtually.

New measures with immediate effect for ISO governance and technical meetings have been released on June 10, 2022. It’s decided that decision-making around the modalities for governance and technical meetings be returned to the relevant group and committee leaders. Therefore ISO/TC 130 initiated a survey to all the members to help the secretariat and the hosts to know the possibility of holding the hybrid meetings in the future.
According to the survey result, in early July, ISO/TC 130 confirmed to postpone Japan meeting and all the meetings of ISO/TC 130 in late 2022 will be virtual meetings. The next working group meetings in the first half of 2023 will be held in April, in the UK.