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Flint Group launches digital photopolymer foil based coating plate

Press release from the issuing company

(December 16, 2008) Flint Group Flexographic Products launches the first digital photopolymer foil based coating plate for inline and offline print finishing, meeting the increasing demand for digital printing plates.

One of the key advantages of the digital coating plate nyloflex® Seal F Digital  is the improved quality of the finishing, due to sharper reverses and more open intermediate depths, which particularly benefits spot coating applications with negative elements. All in all the nyloflex® Seal F Digital plate allows very good results in spot and full surface coating, in commercial and packaging printing on coated papers and board. The digital workflow is cost effective and environmentally friendly as no film negative is required. The digital data transfer reduces the failure rate and allows plate making without loss of quality. A reproducible and consistent quality is guaranteed due to repeatable plate processing.

Both the digital and analogue version of nyloflex® Seal F offer remarkable performance in processing as well as on the print result. The high-contrast colour change after main exposure and wide exposure latitude help to make plate making easy. Due to the thick polyester base foil the coating plate has very high dimensional stability. Additionally the good transfer properties with both water based / dispersion-varnish and UV-varnish ensures excellent finishing results.

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