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FLEXO Magazine : December 2012
AVantageTM liquid photopolymer resins are designed to meet the increasing demands of the packaging industry for improved print quality and consistency while controlling costs and reducing environmental impact. AVCorrugated (AVC) is specifically formulated for corru- gated applications and is a highly resistant, durable plate that provides excellent ink transfer. AVC is a 25 or 34 Shore A durometer plate with a wide imaging latitude and delivers exceptional results from the most demanding artwork. AVC is compatible with most water-based and glycol-based inks. The Perfect Solution for Corrugated Printing benefits • U V, heat and humidity stable • Excellent press printability / plate run durability • Highly resilient plate with excellent ink transfer • Press ready plate in less than one (1) hour - no germicidal - requires significantly less time than sheet plates • Material costs are much less than sheet plates and more than competitive with other liquid products • Easy mounting on printing presses. “IPLATES” or Modified IPLATES are easy to handle / store • Good dimensional stability, polyester backed - very tack free plate • Wide imaging latitude - delivers exceptional results from the most demanding artwork • Environmentally friendly, a truly sustainable product for our time AV Corrugated AVBag (AVB) is specifically formulated for multi-wall bag and poly bag applications and is a highly resistant, durable plate that provides excel- lent ink transfer. AVB is a 55 Shore A durometer plate with a wide imaging latitude and delivers exceptional results from the most demanding artwork. AVB is compatible with most water- based and glycol-based inks. Enhanced Print Quality for Multi-Wall and Poly Bag Printers AV Bag benefits • Excellent press printability / plate run durability • Low tack plate throughout, clean running on press • U V, heat, and humidity stable • Highly resilient plate with excellent ink transfer • Wide exposure latitude, deep reverses • Optional GPX finishing Integrated, user-friendly system for digital imaging negative and positive film. An Analog Film Replacement avstarTM The avSTAR system combines a powerful RIP and top of the line inkjet printer to provide an analog film replacement for the corrugated and screen printing industries, as well as other, low line screen & line work applications. Create plate ready, disposable negatives quickly and easily using our streamlined and versatile system. With our multiple RIP options, you are sure to find a setup that will complement your workflow. Whether you need a simple configuration or automated, feature- rich application driving multiple devices, we have the solution. avSTAR uses no harsh chemicals and is as easy to use as any inkjet printer. Toll-Free: 866.282.7697 • Toll-Free Fax: 800.223.6869 • www.AndVre.com • info@AndVre.com flexo Approximately 30% faster processing Ideal with UV, solvent and water-based inks Excellent ink transfer Prints up to 200 lpi when processed with Stork engravers letterpress Approximately 30% faster processing Ideal with UV and oil-based inks Excellent ink transfer Prints up to 250 lpi when processed with Stork engravers Toll-Free: 866.282.7697 • Toll-Free Fax: 800.223.6869 • www.AndVre.com • info@AndVre.com AVCE direct engraving material is specifically designed for state-of-the-art laser engraving systems, like those manufactured by Stork Prints. Processing plates and sleeves digitally eliminate the need for film processing, exposing, traditional solvent wash and long drying times. Added benefits include better quality reproduction over longer runs, simple changeover, reduced errors, fast turnaround, more economical and more environmentally- friendly plate production. AVCE is a true polymer material so pre- exposure (required with photopolymer) is not required. This amazing new material is immediately ready for engraving. AVCE lets you control the engraving parameters that affect dot shape and support, producing precise results which can be changed to match print- ing requirements. The Benefits of Direct Laser Engraving are Extraordinary Direct Engraving Material Stork DLE 6510 Direct Laser Engraving System Stork direct laser engrav- ing systems offer label printers an extraordinary array of benefits. Digitally engrave flexo, dry offset and letterpress plates and sleeves in a single system. Stork direct laser engraving systems provide the finest plate quality imaginable. Added benefits include simple changeover, reduced errors, fast turnaround, more economical and more environmentally- friendly plate production. The Finest Plate Quality Imaginable ® Direct Engraving