Xingraphics Provides to Provide a Real Alternative to the Major Plate Manufacturers at Drupa
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—Xingraphics is powering ahead with the globally launched FIT thermal plate technology. FIT X-tra was launched beginning of 2008 as a faster imaging positive working thermal plate to the highly successful and robust FIT Thermal plate and now Xingraphics will be launching FIT e-CO a true process-less thermal technology that leaps ahead of its competitors equivalent in the market.
FIT X-tra is a positive working thermal plate that has same characteristics as FIT thermal plate in that it provides over 250,000 impressions unbaked and over 1 million impressions baked. Resolution is 1-99% @ 450lpi, spectral sensitivity is 830nm meaning it can be imaged on all thermal CtP plate devices whilst it has an exposure energy requirement of 90-120mj/cm2 making it a very fast plate on all thermal device imaging technology.
FIT e-CO is a first of its kind “true” process-less thermal technology. FIT e-CO is the first printing plate that is in the true sense chemistry free and is process-less meaning NO FURTHER PRODUCTION STEPS REQUIRED after imaging plate including ON PRESS! Xingraphics will provide more detail at Drupa.
“Xingraphics spent a lot of time researching and listening closely to customers input when developing FIT e-CO to ensure we had a solution that was both environmentally friendly and exceeded customer’s requirements in a production environment” stated Safwen Hijazi, Corporate Vice President. Once commercialized, it will be a solution that provides the right balance from an economical, production, performance and environmental point of view which will mean a sustainable technology that is responsive and responsible”
Xingraphics display and demonstration space in Hall 4, stand E40, will display its full range of thermal plate technologies including FIT e–CO. There will be live demonstrations imaging FIT X-tra and FIT e-CO using Dianippon Screen and Kodak CtP imaging devices on the stand.