I received a call from State of Virginia
with the following questions regarding red ovals and I need assistance in
1.) Can we use red ovals? Yes the color of
red ink must be Pantone 032
Pantone 032 U red or Pantone 130 U pumpkin
orange can be used
2. ) Are there issues with the blind
population in regards to seeing the red
3.) What is the acceptable width of the line that
makes up the red oval?
[Steve Ricke] 16 thousands of an
4.) Can I print all ovals in black and then make a
second pass at the ballot covering the black ovals with red ink?
Ricke] As long as the black ovals are 2 to 3 thousands and the ink does
not bleed into the red. It is the total thickness of the black (diffused
black counts) which matters.
have two concerns. 1) Allowing enough time for the black ink to dry
before making the second pass. 2) Will rewetting the black ink with the
red ink cause the black to diffuse into the red?
5.) Does anyone have the printer specs for red
[Steve Ricke] No more than
They would like a response by September
1, 2001 so that they can discuss at a state wide
Thanks in advance for your
President of Operations