Acid-Based Plate Cleaner for CTP Technology
- Can be used on both metal and polyester plates
- Removes severe scratches, scumming, and oxidation
- Ensures water receptivity of plate background
- Removes gum streaks and metal plate blinding
- Prevents and removes ink buildup on chrome pan rollers
Metal Plates – Plate Fix is a super desensitizer and scratch remover developed to keep ink from returning to unwanted areas of the plate. It
chemical plate blinding and gum streaks caused by improper gumming, and
also removes oxidation and scumming. For best results, test Plate Fix on the plate before use.
Polyester Plates – Use as a plate starter, cleaner, and conditioner to keep the plate background from picking up unwanted ink.
For plate sensitivity and general conditioning: wipe Plate Fix over sensitive area of the plate, water wash off and restart press.
For blinding and deep scratches: rub Plate Fix into the scratch or over the blind area and allow it to sit for a few extra seconds. Wash area with water and restart press.
For sensitive chrome pan rollers prone to ink buildup: wipe roller with a side-to-side motion until ink is removed.
As a plate starter: before starting the press, wipe entire plate with Plate Fix, removing dry spots and unwanted ink.
Plate Fix Data Sheet