nyloflex® printing plates for all flexographic applications

nyloflex® printing plates - to meet every challenge. To further enhance the quality standards achievable in flexography we regularly develop new improved recipes of photopolymer plates to meet the latest market developments, such as new printing substrates and higher printing speeds.

These developments are made in close cooperation with our customers, based on their experience and requirements. With these continuous technological developments we can give you a competitive edge in the market.

nyloflex® printing plates are available for digital processing with laser imagers - marked with D(igital) - and/or for processing with film - marked with A(nalogue).

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Flexible Packaging and Labels

Whether printing on film, foil, coated paper or self adhesive substrates, the nyloflex® printing plates provide the highest, most consistent quality: fine screens and vignettes and smooth solids on all commonly used substrates.

  • Photopolymer flexo plate with inherent flat top dots
  • Easy creation of flat top dots with your standard solvent processing equipment
  • Versatile use: for flexible packaging and tag & label markets, for printing on foil and high quality paper substrates, with solvent based, water based or UV inks
  • Smooth plate surface with a very fine grain is able to hold customized surface screening patterns (e.g. Pixel+ and Nano)
Flexible Packaging
  • Hard photopolymer flexo plate with inherent flat top dots
  • Easy creation of flat top dots with your standard solvent processing equipment
  • Developed especially for the flexible packaging market, for printing on foil substrates with solvent-based inks
  • Smooth plate surface is able to hold customized surface screening patterns (e.g. Pixel+ and Nano)
Flexible Packaging
  • Revolutionary plate technology for flexible packaging & labels
  • Inherently flat top – no additional equipment, processing
    steps or consumables required
  • Texturised surface – high ink density and even ink laydown
    in solids without the need for surface screening
  • Excellent print resolution – reproduction of finest elements,
    subtle highlights and smooth vignettes
Flexible Packaging D
  • Designed for the nyloflex® NExT exposure technology – for flexible packaging and labels
  • Significantly improved ink laydown, high solid ink densities and precise reproduction of the finest highlight details
  • Also suitable for regular tube exposure with improved results
Flexible Packaging Labels Corrugated Preprint D
  • Specialised for printing of fl exible packaging
  • High print quality combined with excellent effi ciency
  • Advanced cleaning behaviour – fewer press stops
  • High solvent resistance – perfect for solvent based inks
  • Extreme durability – for long print runs
  • Suitable for FTD technologies, i.e. nyloflex® NExT
Flexible Packaging Labels Corrugated Preprint A D
  • For printing of corrugated preprint and liquid/aseptic packaging, also for label printing
  • Best print quality and very good ink transfer, especially on paper substrates
  • Reduced surface tack for less attraction of paper dust and dirt and stacking without interleaves
Labels Corrugated Preprint D
  • For high resolution printing of labels, flexible packaging and folding cartons
  • Fine vignettes and optimum ink coverage in solid areas
  • Reverse elements remain open
  • Excellent resistance against UV inks, also for solvent and water based inks
Flexible Packaging Labels A D
  • Optimised for printing designs that combine halftones and solids in one plate
  • For absorbent and non-absorbent substrates
  • High solid density and minimum dot gain in halftones
  • Wide exposure latitude and good relief depths
  • Suitable for water and solvent based inks, conditionally suitable for UV inks*
Flexible Packaging Labels Corrugated Preprint A D
nyloflex FAR

  • For all absorbent and non- absorbent substrates commonly used today
  • For standard applications, printing of basic screens, solids and line work
  • Resistant against solvent based inks, also for water based inks, conditionally suitable for UV inks*
  • Economic due to long lifetime and durability
Flexible Packaging Labels Corrugated Preprint A

* Suitability with UV inks is dependant on the ink type and temperature – these factors could affect the performance of the plate and consistency of the print.

Corrugated Plates

With a range of hardness properties, the nyloflex® printing plates for corrugated postprint meet the specific needs of printing on corrugated board, providing excellent ink transfer on various liners and flutes

  • Inherently flat top dot flexo plate to cope with all challenges in corrugated post-print
  • Suitable for all water based printing inks
  • Very good washboard reduction on various substrates e.g. uncoated liners or kraft liners in combination with a C and B flutes
Corrugated Postprint
  • Inherently flat top flexo plate with excellent print quality on a variety of corrugated substrate types, from high to low quality liners
  • Superior efficiency and productivity through quick press set-up, resulting in shortened start-up times and reduced waste
  • Reduced complexity in an easy way, with increased reproducibility and consistency
Corrugated Postprint D
  • For high quality postprint on corrugated board, especially fine flute folding cartons
  • Preprint on kraft, test and uncoated liners
  • High solid density and defi ned line work on all paper substrates; good reproduction of highlight dots
  • Excellent and consistent ink transfer, especially with water based inks
Flexible Packaging Corrugated Preprint Corrugated Postprint A D
nyloflex FHC

  • Suitable for a broad range of substrates
  • Very good ink transfer and area coverage
  • Good intermediate depths with best contour defi nition
  • Robust and durable material for long run life and high print run stability
  • Convenient plate processing
Corrugated - Postprint A
  • For use on all types of corrugated substrates – from rough and uneven surfaces to smooth, paper substrates
  • Outstanding with challenging and multi-colour designs
  • Very good ink transfer with excellent area coverage and high solid ink density
  • Perfect adaption to corrugated board surfaces
Corrugated Postprint A D

  • Especially for printing on coarse corrugated fluted board, with uncoated and half-coated papers
  • Ideal for retail packages with simple designs
  • Very good ink transfer with good area coverage and solid density
  • Extremely robust and durable material
Corrugated Postprint A
  • High print quality due to low plate hardness and digital processing
  • Designed for transit packaging
  • Very good ink transfer, excellent solids coverage, particularly on low cost liners
  • Cost efficient and reliable, easy handling
  • Long run life and superior durability
Corrugated Postprint D

Coating Plates for Print Finishing

The nyloflex® coating plate range comprising foil based and aluminium based flexo plates have been especially developed for inline and offline print finishing – for eye-catching print results.

  • High resolution printing for solid and spot coating
  • Wide application range: solid, line and screen designs
  • High register accuracy due to high dimensional stability of the aluminium base, even during repeated print runs
  • Wide exposure latitude ensures good inter mediate depths
  • For dispersion and UV varnishes; good results with metal pigment and pearlescent inks
Coating A D
  • For inline finishing in sheetfed offset presses with flexo coating units and for offline finishing in coating presses
  • For spot and full surface coating on coated papers and board
  • High resolution and print contrast
  • High stability even with UV varnishes and inks
  • Excellent dimensional stability due to thick polyester film
Coating A D

Plates for Special Applications

Whether for highly aggressive inks or water washable processing with simple tap water – the nyloflex® range comprises flexo plates for special applications.

  • Water-washable fl exo plate, high resistance against UV inks
  • Washable with tap water – no auxiliaries needed
  • For high quality labels and fl exible packaging printing
  • Fast plate making process, complete within 30 minutes
Water Washable A D
nyloflex FE

  • High resistance against esters, ketones and alcohols, allows the use of solvent based 2-component inks for white preprinting; for solid area printing
  • Long run life with UV inks
  • High print run stability with good area coverage
  • No register problems with rubber plate
White Preprint

Plates for Thermal Processing

Thermal flexo plates for high-quality printing on paper substrate

  • Versatile inherent flat top dot plate to serve the narrow web and wide web market
  • For flexible packaging and labels
  • Suited for UV Inks, solvent based inks and water based inks
Labels and Flexible Packaging
  • Texturized flat top dot plate designed to serve the wide web flexible packaging market
  • Provides flawless solids and high solid ink density on films and other non-absorbent substrates
  • Suited with solvent based inks
  • No need for surface screening
  • Equipped with AIF (Anti-Ink-Fill) technology that keeps plates cleaner on press
  • Faster print runs with fewer press stops
  • For labels and flexible packaging
  • Suitable for all solvent based printing inks and UV inks
Labels, Flexible Packaging
  • Suitable for all UV inks and water based printing inks
  • 60 Shore A* plate for printing the finest highlight quality with minimal dot gain
Labels D
  • 50 Shore A* plate for use on the smallest plate cylinders or when printing on rougher substrates
  • Suitable for all UV inks and water based printing inks
Labels D
Product Literature

Do you want to know more?
Which plate thicknesses are available? How long do I expose the plate? What equipment and solvent can I use? Which notch for my sleeve or adapter shall I choose?

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