VioStar Plus
Violet Photopolymer CtPlate. Made in India... with pride & precision!
Product Description & Application
VioStar Plus is a second generation Violet Photopolymer digital plate especially designed for higher sensitivity and improved run length performance. It is manufactured by TechNova in technical collaboration with Agfa-Gevaert N.V. VioStar Plus renders print quality equalling that of a thermal plate combined with high speed, long run-length and ease-of-use of violet technology.
Features & Benefits
Excellent dot reproduction and low dot-gain
Wide exposure and development latitude
Advanced electro-chemical graining and anodising for consistent press performance
Strong image contrast
Extremely robust plate; ideally suited for long-run newspapers, commercial and packaging printing
Compatible with all leading plate setters and processors
Available in all popular sheet-fed & web, commercial & newspaper sizes
Compatible with UV inks
Product Specifications
Plate Type
:
Negative-working high speed violet laser plate
Coating
:
Photopolymer
Substrate
:
Electro-chemically grained and anodised
Gauge
:
0.15 mm, 0.20 mm, 0.28 mm, other thicknesses on request
Spectral sensitivity
:
405 nm violet diode
Safe Light
:
Yellow
Exposure
:
On Stouffer 21 step wedge, 3 solid and 6 clear, On UGRA wedge, 2 solid and 5 clear
Resolution
:
1% to 99%, 200 lpi AM, 240 lpi Hybrid
Image colour
:
Blue
Processing steps
:
Pre-heat, pre-wash & wet processing with recommended developer
Run-length
:
Upto 400,000 impressions unbaked; can be baked for increased runlength
Upto 150,000 impressions unbaked with UV inks
(Under optimum printing conditions)
Recommended Processing Chemistry
Machine Processing
:
VioStar Universal Developer, VioStar UD Developer, VioStar Gold Developer
Processor Replenisher
:
VioStar Universal Replenisher, VioStar UR Replenisher, VioStar Gold Replenisher
Finishing
:
Unifin / RC795
Deletion
:
VioStar Delete
Baking
:
RC 510 & Thermotect
Storage after Processing
:
Unifin (for storage up to 24 hours); NovaKeepGum (for storage upto 3 months)
Recommended Processing Chemistry
Plate Cleaner
:
InstaKleen UV (for UV inks); InstaKleen CtP (for conventional inks)
Fountain Solution
:
Compatible with all Fountain solutions from TechNova
Press Wash
:
Compatible with all conventional press washes from TechNova
PressCare
:
DeepKleen Shampoo, CalKleen, LubriKleen, GlazeKleen, GlazeKleen Aqua, Blanket Vitaliser, Blanket Refresh, CylKleen
Storage & Handling
Storage & Handling
:
5°C to 30°C; 40% to 60% RH. If the storage temperature differs significantly from plate room temperature, the plates should be acclimatised in their original package for at least 12 hours before opening the package and processing plates. Always open the package under recommended safe light
Shelf-life
:
Shelf life of the plate is 18 months (from the date of manufacturing) under recommended storage conditions