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Home / FAQs / Artwork FAQs / Rich Black CMYK Values – How to get the darkest black possible with 4color Process Printing!

Rich Black CMYK Values – How to get the darkest black possible with 4color Process Printing!

Rich black is an ink mixture of solid black, 100% K, with added CMY ink values. This CAUSES a darker tone than black ink alone. When you print black alone as 100% K, the resultant black might not be as dark as you may like.

100% K ON SCREEN

On Screen

100% K AFTER PRINT

After Print

We recommend

C 60 M 40 Y 40 K 100

This will provide a dark, deep, rich black.

*Products which are printed using dye-sublimation (9oz Premium Polyester Table Covers, Banner, Flags, Fabric Tube Displays, etc.)

call for the following color values:

C 100 M 100 Y 100 K 100