January 17, 2022

Measuring Fountain Solution

 Instruments for Fountain Solution 

  • Thermometer
  • pH Meter 
  • Conductivity meter
  • Refractometer  (0-10%)

There is a lot of instruments on the market, the following are some of them.

  Extech EC500 Multitester TDS, Conductivity, pH, Salinity, Temperature Refractometer 0-10% with Automatic Temperature Compensation


It is important to use temperature compensated instruments. 


Heidelberg North America has published a nice video presenting the basics of measuring Fountain Solution
Incorrectly measuring fountain solution can lead to inconsistent results in your printing process. Watch this video to learn the proper way.



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