Glunz & Jensen is proud to introduce their latest generation of iCtP systems, the PlateWriter™ 3000. Available with Graphics Equipment Supply now.
By utilising recent advances in imaging technology the PlateWriter™ 3000 series builds on our critically acclaimed 2000/2400 series. The new PlateWriter™ carries forward our environmentally friendly approach to plate making, by delivering press ready aluminium plates without any use of chemical processing.
The PlateWriter™ 3000´s semi-automated plate registration system also provides a versatile plate handling approach which means multiple plate sizes and gauges can be used with no changes.
In addition the sophisticated design of the PlateWriter™ 3000 delivers the highest productivity of all the PlateWriter series, making it suitable for higher volume users in comparison to the PlateWriter 2000/2400 series.
Press-ready aluminium plates - no chemical processing
The PlateWriter™ jets a patented Liquid Dot™ chemical solution on to nonphotosensitive aluminum printing plates. The imaged plates are manually fed through a plate-finishing unit that dries the plates and bonds the liquid dots to the plate surface. The platefinishing unit has a built-in gumming station to the plates and protect them from damage before going to press. Key Benefits
Affordability – Significantly lower investment than the cost of current, laser-based plate imaging systems
Ease-of-use – Operates in daylight conditions; no pressroom changes are required to plate clamping or press chemistries
Reduces plate production costs – The cost per plate is less than the cost of conventional metal platemaking methods
Environmentally friendly – No disposal of processing chemicals into the waste stream eliminating disposal costs
High quality output – FM or stochastic screening capable of emulating 175 conventional line screening
Flexibility – Any plate size in 2- or 4-up formats, wide range of thicknesses from .005” to .12”