don't understand this. If the red is invisible to the sensors,
what difference does it make how thick the ovals are? The
available thickness is one of the selling points.
[Steve Ricke] I was using the Famous
Names ballot as a
You are likely correct. No reference in the ballot
specs rev. D. Specs need
tests with special ballots proving Pantone 130 U Pumpkin Orange is
virtually invisible to Visible Light readers. This was done
on white paper stock. Colored paper stock may well cause problems
with thick ovals.
Use only Pantone 032 U or 130 U. No black
or other pigmentation to darken the oval. Keep the printing plates
clean. Use white paper stock.
If the printer abides by this, I would guess
the thickness of the ovals should not be a significant factor.
A black oval line cannot exceed 0.002 inch according to the
specs. I wrote that they could be up to 0.003 inch. My