Best-in-Class, Direct-on-Press, Process-free Thermal Plate Expose-Print
Product Description & Application
Azura TE is manufactured with Agfa Graphics patented ThermoFuse TM technology. It sets a new standard for high-quality thermal imaging with eco-friendly features. Azura TE is imaged in a standard thermal plate setter and taken directly on the press for printing.
Azura TE plates are designed to meet the needs of today's printers: performance, ease-of-use, quality and consistency.
Features & Benefits
Eco-friendly thermal plate; Expose & Print.
Dot resolution of 1- 99% using 200 lpi screen (AM); 20 μm (FM).
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, negative working, ThermoFuse TM
Gauge
:
0.28
Spectral Sensitivity
:
830 nm
Exposure Energy
:
160 mJ / cm2
Resolution
:
1 - 99 % dot resolution at 200 lpi (AM); 20 μm (FM)
Image Colour
:
Blue
Run-length
:
Up to 75,000 impressions
Room Illumination
:
Office light (Avoid daylight & direct sunlight on plate)
Recommended Pressroom Chemistry
Plate Cleaner
:
InstaKleen CtP
Fountain Solution
:
Compatible with all standard TechNova fount solutions
Deletion Pen
:
KP012
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 & Packaging
Storage & Handling
:
10°C - 25°C; 30% to 60% 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 conditions
:
Operating temperatures 23°C (±2°C); 40% to 60% RH.
Shelf-life
:
Shelf-life of the plate is 18 months (from date of manufacturing) under recommended storage conditions.