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Plate Processing Chemistry

Offset plate processing chemistry

FUJIFILM produces an extensive range of plate developers, gums, finishing solutions and auxiliaries.

The appropriate developer and replenisher as well as the recommended gum or finishing solution for each plate are shown in the specification sheet of each plate which can be found in a few clicks from the commercial printing or newspaper printing introduction sheet at the www.Fujifilm.eu website.

Product list

The list of currently available film processing chemicals and sizes can be downloaded here.
For availability please check with your local distributor.

Fujifilm  produces an extensive range of plate developers, gums, finishing solutions and auxiliaries. The appropriate developer and replenisher as well as the recommended gum or finishing solution for each plate are shown in the specification sheet of each plate which can be found in a few clicks from the commercial printing or newspaper printing introduction sheet on www.fujifilm.eu. Product list
The list of currently available plate processing chemicals and sizes can be downloaded here . For availability please check with your local distributor.
Plate care products
Plate cleaners and activators

  •    MC-E is a plate cleaner recommended for all types of plates, except PRO-T3 and suited for conventional and UV inks.
  •    MC-PRO is mild plate cleaner dedicated for use with PRO-T3. It is also recommended for PROV; PRO-VN and PRO-VN2 and compatible with all other Fuji CTP plates.
  •    EU-3 is a plate etch and activator used in pressroom to remove slight stains and spots. 


Baking gum

  •   BC-7 is a ready-to-use baking solution for all Fujifilm bakeable plates.

Fujifilm  produces an extensive range of plate developers, gums, finishing solutions and auxiliaries.

The appropriate developer and replenisher as well as the recommended gum or finishing solution for each plate are shown in the specification sheet of each plate which can be found in a few clicks from the commercial printing or newspaper printing introduction sheet on www.fujifilm.eu.

Product list
The list of currently available plate processing chemicals and sizes can be downloaded here .

For availability please check with your local distributor.

Auxiliaries

Baking strips

  • Fujifilm Baking Strips have a temperature range of 210 to 290°C and are used to check the correct and even setting of the temperature in plate baking ovens.For application information check the technical datasheet here .

Pre-heat strips

  • Fujifilm offers a Pre-Heat Strip with a temperature range of 88 to 138°C which is used to check the correct setting of the pre-heat temperature for violet plates. Upon depletion of the stock it will be replaced with a strip ranging 77 to 127°C. For application information check the technical datasheet here .

Image removers

  • RP-1K is a liquid image remover for positive plates and application by pencil.
  • Conventional positive Deletion Pens are suited for conventional and thermal positive plates They are offered in three sizes: medium, fine and ultra fine.
  • CTP-1000 Deletion Pen is recommended for all photopolymer violet plates.
    Download the application sheet here

Processor cleaners

  • FCT-E15 is a pure solvent cleaner intended for removing soft coating residue from tank, rollers, hoses and pumps. It will not remove hard scale anorganic sediments such as calcium and deposits and aluminum-silicate complexes. The application sheet is under preparation and will be available shortly.
  • RKE is an acid processor cleaner suited for removing hard scale anorganic sediments such as calcium and deposits and aluminum-silicate complexes.
    It is suited for the developer bath and rinse section.
    Download the application sheet here .
  • Bio-growth prevention in rinse section of processors
    Algstop LR is a water additive for bio-growth prevention in film and plate processors.
    Download the application sheet here .

Anti-foam

  • S432 is an anti-foam agent for use in XR-1200F developer waste reduction and water re-use unit. Also suited for suppression of foam when dumping or pumping exhausted LC-V/LC-VN or LC-VN2.