WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM COLOR APPLICATION?
The maximum color application specifies the total of the individual color channels which can be applied maximally depending on production time and paper/print substrate.
Too much color application in printing leads to the color smudging the next sheet due to the increased drying time.
Dark green area with the composition 100 % Cyan, 40 % Magenta, 100 % Yellow and 60 % Key
Color application = 100 % C + 40 % M + 100 % Y + 60 % K = 300 %