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FUJIFILM launches chemistry-free Brillia PRO-VN newspaper CTP plate

12.09.2008

Stand 11100, Hall 11, IFRA Expo, 27-30th October 2008, Amsterdam RAI: FUJIFILM today announces the launch of the Digital Violet Brillia PRO-VN plate, a chemistry-free violet CTP plate specifically developed for the newspaper market.

The launch of Brillia PRO-VN is part of wider strategy to introduce products that have a lower impact on the environment, and further emphasizes FUJIFILM’s commitment to sustainability. In particular, the launch of Brillia PRO-VN means FUJIFILM now has the widest range of plate production solutions (comprising chemistry-free and processless plates together with intelligent plate finishing units) dedicated to helping printers reduce their impact on the environment.

The Brillia PRO-VN newspaper plate utilises FUJIFILM’s “high sensitivity polymerisation” technology, enabling newspaper printers to achieve the same levels of productivity from PRO-VN as they achieve from conventional processed violet CTP plates. In addition, Brillia PRO-VN benefits from FUJIFILM’s patented MultiGrain technology which ensures optimum ink/water balance and advanced handling performance. Based on the same technologies as FUJIFILM’s forthcoming Brillia HD PRO-V chemistry-free violet plate for general commercial print applications, Brillia PRO-VN enables newspaper printers to drastically reduce their chemistry usage and maintenance work of the finishing unit.

Specifications:
- Sensitivity: 0.025 – 0.075 mJ/cm²
- Resolution: 2-98% at 100lpi
- Run length: 200,000
- Technology: non-ablative, rinse (chemistry-free)
- Developer / replenisher: no need


The Brillia PRO-VN chemistry-free plate will be commercially available in Q1 2009.

About Fujifilm FUJIFILM Corporation’s goal is to create products and services of the very highest quality that contribute to the advancement of culture, health, science and industry. This is achieved through the development of cutting-edge, proprietary technologies and strategic acquisitions, with the results benefiting markets as diverse as healthcare, consumer imaging and displays, litho, digital and inkjet printing, and life sciences. With core values of quality, integrity and trust, a world-class team of people and a commitment to the environment second to none, Fujifilm’s ultimate aim is to enhance the quality of life for people everywhere.

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