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Subject: Printer inks

Printer inks

From: Martin Juergens <9mcj>
Date: Sunday, December 12, 1999
Sally Woodcock <sally [at] sawoodcock__freeserve__co__uk> writes

>... Has anyone any
>sources of information on the longevity of modern laser or ink-jet
>printing inks?  It would be interesting to find out how they compare
>to photographic colour prints or other methods of reproduction.  Are
>some colours more or less fugitive than others?

Regarding the preservation of ink jet prints, may I direct you to a 
research paper that is just being put up on the web as I write this. 
It is called "The Preservation of Ink Jet Hardcopies", and it was a 
paper I wrote for a masters degree at Rochester Institute of 
Technology. It can be found at the web site of the European 
Commission for Preservation and Access at 

Martin Juergens
329 Earl St., #315
Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 2J4
+1 613 533 7009

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