:Thermostar P970

Thermostar plates are designed for fast, high-resolution, imaging without pre-heating or special handling.

Key benefits

  • No pre-heating saves prepress time.
  • Daylight handling offers convenience in your busy workflow.
  • Uses standard processing chemistry, so it can be used interchangeably with your other standard plates–a cost-effective, time-saving solution.
  • Plates can be processed hours after exposure with no adverse effects, providing added workflow flexibility.
  • Expands your job compatibility by supporting run lengths of 100,000 impressions without baking and more than one million when baked.

Maximum press performance for long-run, thermal imaging

Engineered for medium to long run lengths, Thermostar plates deliver consistent, precision imaging for commercial and packaging applications.

Thermostar P970

  • Compatible with infra-red laser diode systems operating at 830nm.

User Profile

Thermostar plates can be used in all leading thermal computer-to-plate systems 830 nm and 1064 nm with excellent results.

Thermostar plates are designed for fast, high-resolution, imaging without pre-heating or special handling.

Convenient and easy-to-use

Thermostar provides simplicity and convenience to your busy workflow. It operates in daylight, so it's perfect for compact pre-press areas, and it requires no pre-heating or baking, which saves prepress time. It also uses standard processing chemistry, so it can be used interchangeably with other plates.


Flexibility for changing job requirements

Thermostar plates support medium runs, of up to 100,000 impressions, without baking, and can deliver more than one million impressions when baked - giving you greater job capacity.


High-quality results on press

Thermostar plates are appropriate for a wide range of applications. The high quality graining and anodising allows fast start-up and stable ink/water balance on the longest runs. Thermostar's high resolution imaging capability ensures faithful reproduction - even on the most demanding jobs.

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