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Zahara Elite NWL Plate for Narrow Web Label Printing

The Zahara Elite NWL plate is the first waterless chemistry-free printing plate for waterless narrow web label presses. Designed specifically for label print processes in order to achieve the best quality in all kind of substrates and for the use of UV and LED UV based ink types.

The Zahara Elite NWL plate simplifies your platemaking by replacing processing chemistry with water. In a short period of time, Zahara plates have changed the economics of narrow web label printing:

  • Save time and money and extend the life of your processor

  • More durable plates and a chemistry-free process enable longer runs per plate to lower your operating costs

  • Higher solvent and scratch resistance

  • Chemistry-free plate setup completes the picture of eco-friendly waterless printing (eliminating dye solutions and chemistry processing). Moving to waterless and chemistry-free with Zahara Elite NWL improves your profitability and employee safety during the shifts

  • Improve food packaging applications, such as eliminating chemical interference with low-migration inks

SAVE TIME

ECO FRIENDLY

DURABLE

FOOD PACKAGING APPLICATION

Technical Specifications

Plate Type Non-ablative, thermal, negative working, waterless plate
Substrate Aluminium
Interleaf
Material
Paper
Plate Sizes Common sizes are available
Plate
Thickness
.15mm, .20 mm and .30mm (.006", .008" and .012")
Run
Length
*
Up to 100,000 impressions on plastics and coated/uncoated paper. Up to 50,000 impressions with UV-inks
Spectral
Sensitivity
Thermal lasers, 830 nm
Imaging
Resolution
2400/2540 dpi, AM resolution, 1-99% at 300 Ipi (120 I/cm), FM screening 1-99% Cross modulated screening 1-99%
Light
Sensitivity
Full daylight handling & operation up to 4 hours
Storage Up to 24 months
Processing** Chemistry-free-No processing other than cleaning with water after imaging in Zahara Eco-Kleen rinse unit
Operating Environment Daylight, 40-60% RH, 60-70°F (16-24°C)

* Actual run lengths may vary according to press, ink and paper conditions.

** Requires the use of a qualified washer for cleaning. Your current processor may qualify