Toyobo Cosmolight® CTP Plate
Cosmolight® CTP Plate
Toyobo has commercialized the world's first water wash flexo plate, Cosmolight®. Our superior photopolymer technology produces a water-wash plate which is also durable to water-based ink. The CTP (computer-to-plate) technology is to be able to create higher and clearer reproduction of screen dots and letters.
Coming soon... Next Generation!
Cosmolight® Water Wash Flexo Plate
Digital Cosmolight® will now be available in an expanded line-up that includes thicker, larger plates delivering superior performance in a range of flexo applications. Cosmolight® water-washable digital plates offer excellent reproduction with a wide tonal range, low dot gain, and excellent ink transfer for bettercoverage of solids. Create flat top dots without special equipment or processes.
- High image reproduction and wide tonal range.
- Low dot-gain and clear image.
- Flat top dots created by no use of any special equipment or process.
- Excellent ink transfer for better ink coverage of solids.
- Variety line-up.
Lowest dot-gain and higher reproduction capability
Higher and clearer and reproduction of screen dots and letters.
Solven-free in the plate making process, toxic-free for the operator
This revolutionary plate eliminates the need to use toxic, environmentally
damaging washout solvents, and allows processing by "Water".
Reduction in the total cost
Consistent plate quality due to unnecessary to make a film-negative.
Reduction in the personnel cost.
Improvement of productivity
Shorter plate-making time due to the simplification.
Structure of Plate
Plate Making Process
Washout in plain tap water with small amount of mild detergent. (Water temperature should be 40℃(104℉))
Eliminates the use of dangerous hydrocarbon and hazardous washout solvents.