Xtra Long run CtP Thermal Plate. Made in India ...with pride!
Product Description & Application
Athena plate sets a new standard for high-quality thermal imaging and extra long run capability. It seamlessly integrates with the world's leading thermal computer-to-plate systems, and offers the convenience of office light operations. The robust all-purpose plate features consistent print quality even under harsh printing conditions for long-run commercial sheet fed and web applications.
Athena plates are designed to meet the needs of today's printers : performance, ease-of-use, quality and consistency.
Features & Benefits
Thermally exposed positive acting laser plate for sheetfed and web offset applications
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
Product Specifications
Plate Type
:
Thermally exposed laser plate for sheet and web offset
Coating
:
Infrared sensitive, positive acting
Gauge
:
0.28 & 0.30 mm
Spectral Sensitivity
:
830 nm
Exposure Energy
:
120 - 150 mJ / cm2
Resolution
:
1 - 99 % dot resolution at 200 lpi
Image Colour
:
Blue
Processing Steps
:
Conventional wet processing using recommended positive plate developer
Replenishment Rate
:
70 - 100 ml / m2 (depending on usage)
Run-length
:
300,000 impressions without baking, longer run length on baking (under recommended press conditions)
Room Illumination
:
Office light (Avoid daylight & direct sunlight on plate)
Recommended Processing Gum
Machine Processing
:
StarPlus Universal Developer
Processor Replenisher
:
StarPlus Universal Replenisher
Finishing
:
Unifin
Deletion
:
Athena Deletion Fluid
Baking
:
RC 510 or Thermotect
Recommended Pressroom Chemistry
Plate Cleaner
:
InstaKleen CtP
Fountain Solution
:
Akron Range
Deletion
:
Athena Deletion Fluid
Press Wash
:
ArtemasWash 60, ArtemasWash 80, AmberWash WM,NovaWash Premium
PressCare
:
DeepKleen Shampoo, CalKleen, LubriKleen, GlazeKleen, GlazeKleen Aqua, Blanket Vitaliser, Blanket Refresh, CylKleen
Storage & Handling
Storage & Handling
:
10°C - 25°C; 30% to 70% RH. If the storage temperature differs significantly from plateroom temperature, the plates should be acclimatized in their original package for at least 12 hours before opening the package and processing plates. Always open the package under recommended room illumination.
Recommended plateroom
:
Operating temperatures 23°C (±2°C); 40% to 70% RH.conditions
Shelf-life
:
Shelf-life of the plate is 12 months (from date of manufacturing) under recommended storage conditions.