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> I have come across the term "gicle" for an iris-produced art print. How do > the inks used to make iris prints stand up to the test of time? Do they fade > rapidly or are they (very) stable. Depends on the ink. There are very fugitive inks such as the GA, ID and SA sets from Iris. There is a fairly sturdy set called Equipoise which is made by Lyson for Iris. And Lyson makes some extremely durable inksets for Iris that have greater longevity than any chemical color photographic process including the new Fuji archiva.. The greater the longevity, the lower the color gamut though. We make and sell an ink for Iris printers called WGFA (wide gamut fine art) that has the longevity of Equipoise, but with a better color space. As far as I know, we are the only independent producer of inks for Iris printers. -_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- Jon Cone http://www.inkjetmall.com http://www.cone-editions.com/workshops -_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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