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  • Water-wash letterpress plate Printight® PAD plate

Outline

  • Closed cup is available as well as doctor blade with excellent durability because of highly closs-linked photopolymer.

Feature

Key advantages

  • 1.Easy processing
    Possible to make plates in house due to easy and short processing.
  • 2.Water washable
    No necessity of any toxic solvent. Just water!
  • 3.High reproducibility
    Allow to print very fine dots and lines. Our recommendation is to use 95%/300lpi screen film.
  • 4.High durability
    Closed cup is available as well as doctor blade with excellent durability because of highly closs-linked photopolymer.

Screen film

240 and 300 lines per inch screen films are available to be supplied by our distributor in your country.

Structure of plate

Description

P type (Hardness Shore D 87゜)

Base Item Plate
Thickness
Relief
Depth
Screen
Reproducibility
Characteristic Main
Application
Metal PM43S 0.43 0.21 3-95%
150lpi
Pad Suitable for Pad printing
Excellent durability
PM73R 0.73 0.43

K type (Hardness Shore D 67゜)

Base Item Plate
Thickness
Relief
Depth
Screen
Reproducibility
Characteristic Main
Application
Metal KM43GS 0.43 0.21 3-95%
150lpi
Suitable for Dry offset,
Pad printing
Can, Plastic cup, Pad
KM73GR 0.73 0.43

Plate-making process

Washout by tap water at room temperature.
(no additives required)

  • 1 ポジフィルムの密着

    Remove cover film gently and place positive film on undeveloped plate.
    Use positive film having optical density of no less than 3.0.

  • 2 画像露光

    Expose plate, through positive film, to UV light having 360 nm wave lengths for 1-2 minutes.

  • 3 スクリーンフィルム密着

    Remove positive film and place screen film on undeveloped plate. 240 and 300 lines per inch screen films are available to be supplied by our distributor in your country.

  • 4 スクリーン露光

    Expose plate, through screen film, to UV light having 360 nm wave lengths, for 5-6 minutes. Give longer exposure time, if shallower cell depth is required.

  • 5 洗い出し処理

    Remove screen film.
    Wash-out exposed plate with water, at 15-25℃ for 0.5-2 minutes.
    If wash out unit is not available, you can wash out the plate with tap water by brushing.

  • 6 乾燥

    Dry the plate in hot-air dryer after taking-off the surface water by sponge roll or compressed air at 50-70℃ for 5-10 minutes.

  • 7 後露光

    Expose the developed plate after washing-out again to UV light in order to get stability for 5-10 minutes.

Please follow all the laws and regulations in your district. (Please refer to SDS for details.)

  • All products are produced with a quality control system as certificated by "ISO 9001" for the world.