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Screen USA to Introduce High-Speed, High-Quality 36-Up Thermal CTP

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - September 12, 2007 - Screen maintains its high level of innovation with a new generation of very large format thermal computer-to-plate (CTP) devices. At Graph Expo 2007, Screen (USA) will introduce the PlateRite Ultima 36000ZX, Screen's most productive platesetter to date.
The PlateRite Ultima 36000ZX is the first model to utilize Screen's new-generation imaging technology based on Grating Light Valve (GLV) technology. With the unique and powerful GLV-X technology, each exposure head features 1,024 imaging channels. The PlateRite Ultima 36000ZX can achieve record speeds of 33 full-size plates per hour at 2,400 dpi. Using eight-up plates, it can output 68 plates per hour and deliver very high quality at full speed.
The PlateRite Ultima 36000ZX is the ideal platesetter for supplying high-quality thermal plates to jumbo-size sheetfed presses and high-output web presses. It accommodates plates from 25.6 x 21.7 inches to 82.6 x 62.9 inches.
Because a high level of automation is also a key factor in maximizing CTP production and users' profitability, the PlateRite Ultima 36000ZX offers a range of scalable automated options. It is equipped with inline registration punching and optional punching for printing presses, as well as auto-focus to ensure the optimum dot across the largest format plates. Semiautomatic and fully automated plate loading are available.
Screen (USA) will introduce the PlateRite Ultima 36000ZX in Booth #3801 at Graph Expo 2007, September 9-12 at Chicago's McCormick Place.




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