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Photopolymer Relief Plate per square inch

Photopolymer Relief Plate per square inch

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C$ 0.25 Excl. tax

Photopolymer is photosensitive material in sheet form that is exposed to UV lights through a negative film.

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Exposed light shines through the clear sections of the film and hardens the polymer. The plate is washed out with water. The exposed areas are left to form the relief and the unexposed is washed away. The plate is dried and exposed to UV one more time to complete the process. The plate image and text will be in reverse so when mounted onto the base system in the press, it will be inked and print right-reading onto the paper. The polymer of a plate is connected either to a steel-backed plate (which then connects to a magnetic base) or to double-stick adhesive (which then connects to a non-magnetic base like the Boxcar Base).