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Printight® CTP plate

Plate–making manual

Printight® CTP plate

Toyobo has been leading the letterpress printing as the Pioneer of water washable photo-sensitive nylon printing plate Printight®. Wide range of applications and characteristics of Toyobo Printight® are shown in the site. The CTP (computer-to-plate) technology is to be able to create higher and clear reproduction of screen dots an letters.

Key advantages

1 Lowest dot-gain and higher reproduction capability.

Higher and clearer and reproduction of screen dots and letters.

2 Solvent-free in the plate making process, toxic-free for the operator.

This revolutionary plate eliminates the need to use toxic, environmentally damaging washout solvents, and allows processing by "Water".

3 Reduction in the total cost

Consistent plate quality due to unnecessary to make a film-negative. Reduction in the personnel cost.

4 Improvement of productivity

Shorter plate-making time due to the simplification. Laser ablation layer is able to washout with water.

Structure of plate

Structure of plate

Description

Base Item Hardness
(Shore D)
Plate thickness
(mm)
Relief depth
(mm)
Reproduction Key advantages Main application
Film QF95KC 67 0.95 0.68 1–95%
175lpi
Sharp and fine line
Suitable to flat bed printing
Tag
Label
QF95JC 55 0.95 0.68 1–95%
200lpi
Best reproduction
Outstanding ink transfer
Tag
Label
QF80JB 55 0.8 0.59 1–95%
200lpi
QF95SB 40 0.95 0.74 1–95%
150lpi
Outstanding ink transfer
Suitable to rotary press
Business form
QF70SA 40 0.7 0.55 1–95%
150lpi
QF152BB 25 1.52 1.31 2–95%
150lpi
Suitable to business form and varnish coating Business form
QF95BB 25 0.95 0.74 2–95%
150lpi
Metal QM95KT 67 0.95 0.69 1–95%
175lpi
Sharp and fine line
Suitable to flat bed printing
Tag
Label
QM83KR 67 0.83 0.53 1–95%
175lpi
QM95AR 67 0.95 0.65 1–95%
175lpi
Suitable to dry offset printing Can
Plastic cup
QM83AR 67 0.83 0.53 1–95%
175lpi
QM73AR 67 0.73 0.43 1–95%
175lpi
QM120JR 55 1.20 0.90 1–95%
200lpi
Best reproduction
Outstanding ink transfer
Tag
Label
QM95JR 55 0.95 0.65 1–95%
200lpi
QM73JL 55 0.73 0.54 1–95%
200lpi

Plate–making process

Wash with water

Plate–making process

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