Colour profiles and paper types

Paper type 1 and 2: Gloss or matt coated paper


The ECI offset preferred profile ISO_coated_v2_eci.icc (total dot area 330%) (or ISO_coated_v2_300_eci.icc – total dot area 300%) is based on the characterization dataset “FOGRA39L” according to the international standard ISO 12647-2:2004/Amd 1.

To see possible colour change by surface finishing the ECI publishes PSO_Coated_v2_300_Matte_laminate_eci for matte lamination and PSO_Coated_v2_300_Glossy_laminate_eci for glossy lamination. download here >


Paper type 3: Gloss low weight coated (LWC)


Total dot area 300%.

The ECI offset profile PSO_LWC_improved_eci.icc is based on the offset characterization table “FOGRA45L” according to the international standard ISO12647-2:2004.


Paper type 4: Uncoated white offset


Total dot area 300%.

The ECI offset profile PSO_Uncoated_ISO12647_eci.icc is based on the offset characterization table “FOGRA47L” according to the international standard ISO 12647-2:2004 and ISO 12647-2:2004/Amd 1:2007.


Paper type 5: Uncoated yellowish offset


Total dot area 300%.

The ECI offset profile ISO_uncoated yellowish.icc is based on the offset characterization table “FOGRA30L” according to the international standard ISO 12647-2:2004.

All these colour profiles can be found at http://www.eci.org/en/downloads