Plate characteristics
Plate type Negative-working, chemistry-free violet-laser offset plate
Substrate High-quality grained and anodized aluminum
Spectral sensitivity 405 nm (violet-laser diode)
Practical sensitivity 35 µJ/cm²
Platesetter compatiblity Most violet platesetters with laser power of 30 mW and higher
Image contrast Good. Can be measured with all available densitometers and plate readers.
Plate sizes All newspaper sizes, single and broadsheets
Resolution (depending on platesetter)
  • ABS: 2-96 % at 110 lpi at 1270 dpi
  • Sublima: 1-99 % at 180 lpi at 1270 dpi
Gauges 0.15 mm, 0.20 mm, 0.30 mm, (0.006″, 0.008″,  0.012″)
Run length Up to 200,000 (dependent on press conditions, not suited for UV inks