ILFORD Imaging Switzerland GmbH (www.ilford.com
) is pleased to announce its line of GALERIE inkjet photo media has received high print permanence ratings from Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc., the world's leading independent permanence testing laboratory.
Results show that ILFORD GALERIE Gold Fibre Silk, Smooth Pearl and Smooth Gloss media achieved a very high level of overall Print Permanence and Dark Storage Stability Ratings. When printed with HP Vivera pigment inks, the papers were found to withstand fading and yellowing for more than 250 years in archival album or dark storage conditions, and are stable for more than 200 years when displayed under glass. The Smooth papers also demonstrated a “very high” resistance to high humidity.