The Bull-headed Plate!
Product Description & Application
Taurus is a presensitised positive-working long-run plate for universal applications. The unique surface treatment and robust coating make it the right choice for tough terrains.
Features & Benefits
Computerised Laser Inspection System ensures supply of only zero-defect plates
Each plate carries a printed identification number for quality assurance
Recommended for run-lengths of up to 150,000 impressions
Economic value-added product, to help you get the most from your press investment
Wide exposure and processing latitude to ensure consistent image quality and press runs
Faster vacuum draw-down and short exposure time provides productivity improvements in prepress
High-resolution holds even the sharpest line or the smallest dots
Highly visible image after exposure and excellent contrast - inspection and correction are facilitated
Fast clean-up and excellent damping latitude translates into minimised paper wastage, high ink density and low damp levels
Long-run capability, compatible with Thermotect® baking process to increase run-length
Product Specification
Plate Type
:
Positive-working
Substrate
:
Litho-grade aluminium, electrochemically grained and anodised
Gauge
:
0.20, 0.25, 0.28 & 0.30 nm
Maximum Width
:
1500 mm
Safe Light
:
Yellow
Spectral Sensitivity
:
360 - 420 nm
Recommended Ugra
:
Clear 2
Recommended Stouffer
:
Clear 3
Micro-lines Resolution
:
10 microns
Colour Change
:
Green to Blue
Recommended Processing Chemistry
Manual Processing
:
Posidev Powder Developer (300 gm pack diluted in 5 ltrs water)
Machine Processing
:
Posidev Powder Developer (300 gm pack diluted in 5 ltrs water)
Processor Replenishment
:
Posidev Powder Developer (diluted suitably)
Finishing
:
Unifin / NovaUniGum Finishing Solution
Deletion
:
Jiffy Deletion Fluid
Baking
:
Thermotect® Baking Solution
Storage after Processing
:
Unifin Finishing Solution for storage up to 24 hours;NovaAraGum Solution for storage up to 3 months.
Storage & Handling
Storage & Handling
:
Unexposed plates must be stored in the original pack in a cool & dry environment.
Recommended conditions
:
20oC-25oC, upto 70% RH.
Shelf-life
:
For optimum results use prior to the "best before date" specified on the pack label.