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SGIA

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
SGIA Glossary

Definition Glossary

Sixth Edition

Language and our ideas about how it is interpreted change rapidly. The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is aware of this and continues its effort to keep our constituents well informed about changes to the increasingly complex industry terminology. This publication represents the most recent changes.

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ultimate elongation

The maximum distance a material will stretch in a lengthwise direction before breaking, expressed as a percent of the original (unstretched) length.

upper capability performance (CPU)

A measure of the relationship between the performance of a process and the upper specification limit.