Gemini PlusTM
Long-run Positive Economy Plate
Product Description & Application
Gemini Plus is a positive-working presensitised offset plate, ideally suited for mid-range, quality web & sheet-fed offset printing.
Features & Benefits
Recommended for run-lenths of approximately 100,000 impressions
Consistent and dependable press performance eliminates downtime due to plate failures on the press
Distinct colour change from green to blue after exposure facilitates multiple image exposures
Strong image contrast ensures ease of inspection & deletion of unwanted image areas
Dot resolution of 2 - 98% using 200 lpi screen prevents highlight loss and plugged shadows
Wide exposure and development latitude to ensure consistent image quality and press runs
Fast clean-up on the press minimises start-up and restart-up paper waste
Good damping latitude allows high ink density at low damp levels
Compatible with Thermotect® baking process enhance robustness and run-length
Litho-grade aluminium base prevents pin-holes and plate cracking
Product Specifications
Plate Type
:
Positive-working
Substrate
:
Litho-grade aluminium, electrochemically grained and anodised
Gauge
:
0.28 mm
Maximum Width
:
1030 mm
Safe Light
:
Yellow
Spectral Sensitivity
:
360 - 420 nm
Recommended Ugra
:
Clear 2
Recommended Stouffer
:
Clear 3
Micro-lines Resolution
:
10 - 12 microns
Colour Changee
:
Green to Blue
Recommended Pressroom 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
:
20-25oC, upto 70% RH.
Shelf-life
:
For optimum results use prior to the "best before date" specified on the pack label