Agfa Azura TU
Plate characteristics
Plate type Negative-working, chemistry free ThermoFuseTM offset plate
Substrate High-quality grained and anodized aluminum
Spectral sensitivity 830 nm (Thermal laser diode)
Practical sensitivity 160 mJ/cm²
Platesetter compatiblity Accredited for most common external drum thermal platesetters
Image contrast Excellent, can be measured with all available densitometers and plate readers
Plate sizes Standard sheet-fed and web sizes
Resolution (depending on platesetter)
  • Sublima: 1-99 % at 240 lpi at 2400 dpi
  • FM 21 µm (Crystal Raster) at 2400 dpi
Gauges 0.15 mm, 0.20 mm, 0.24 mm, 0.30 mm (0.006”, 0.008”, 0.010”, 0.012”)
Run length Up to 150,000 dependent on press conditions, up to 10,000 with UV inks