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INDUS (CtP) - Thermal Positive CtP Plates

Positive Working Thermal Computer-to-Plate

Highlights:

  • Thermally exposed positive acting plate for sheet fed offset and web offset.
  • Consistent & dependable press performance; eliminates downtime due to plate failures on the press
  • Dot resolution of 1 - 99% using 200 lpi screen
  • Suitable for high-quality applications and stochastic screening.
  • Easy to image and process under convenient office light conditions
  • Fast clean-up properties on the press; minimises start-up & restart-up paper waste
  • Good dampening latitude; allows high ink density and low damp levels.

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Product Specifications :

  • Plate Type : Thermally exposed, positive acting laser plate for sheet fed & Webfed Presses.
  • Substrate : Electro-chemically grained and anodized Aluminum substrate.
  • Gauge : 6 gauge (0.15mm) , 8 gauge (0.20mm) & 12 Gauge (0.30mm)
  • Spectral Sensitivity : 800 – 850nM (Peaks at 830nM)
  • Exposure Energy : 100 – 120mj/cm2
  • Resolution : 1 – 99% @ 200lpi, 2400dpi
  • Image Color : Blue
  • Run Length : 70,000 impressions (Baked plate can offer 150,000 impressions)

Imaging & Chemistry Requirements:

  • Plate Setters : works with all main brands. Screen, Kodak, etc.
  • Processor : works with all main brands. G&J, Heights etc.
  • Developer : works with Kodak, Agfa & Technova Developers
  • Processing Temp : 23°C (74° F) +/- 2°
  • Dwell Time : 20 – 35 Secs
  • Developer Rate : 80 – 100 ml/m2 whilst processing, 10-60ml/hour whilst standing, ready to use.
  • Plate Finisher : Kodak Multigum Plate Finisher, AGFA RC795 etc.
  • Finisher Rate : 30 ml/m2
  • Safe Light : Daylight Handling
  • Shelf Life : 12 – 14 months under recommended conditions.

 

Product Description & Application:


INDUS (CtP) Thermal is the preferred brand of thermal digital plate especially for the following applications, packaging & commercial medium-run printing; newspaper & magazine printing requiring medium-runs without baking; for prepress service bureaus.

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