Roller and Blanket Washes

Keep your rollers and blankets clean by using Agfa Graphics’ wash products, for optimal daily performance.

Roller and Blanket Washes

Overview

Your rollers and blankets have to perform smoothly under heavy circumstances. That’s why Agfa Graphics developed a variety of washes, useful for the exact type of roller or blanket you use. From low flashpoint products (for purely manual applications) to high flashpoint products (for heatset presses). All Agfa Graphics’ products are designed with the environment in mind. They comply with the requirements outlined by the major press manufacturers and by Fogra and/or are in line with the requirements for indirect food contact applications.

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Key Benefits

  • Excellent ink removal properties
  • Suitable for manual and/or automatic use
  • Compatible with most offset plates
  • Quick and thorough cleaning quickly and thoroughly
  • Keeps rollers and blankets ink-receptive
  • Food grade compliant

Products

Flashpoint < 100°C

Agfa Xtrawash Plus 60: FOGRA, ISEGA & BG ETEM listed water miscible blanket and roller wash (flash point <100 °C). Suitable for automatic washing systems and manual application. Does not contain aromatic or chlorinated solvents, is less harmful to both human health and the environment. Available in 20 l, 200 l and 1,000 l.

Agfa Xtrawash Plus 60E: FOGRA & ISEGA listed water miscible blanket and roller wash (flash point <100 °C). Suitable for automatic washing systems and manual application. Does not contain aromatic or chlorinated solvents, is less harmful to both human health and the environment. Available in 20 l and 200 l.

Agfa ANTURA wash UV74A: water miscible, medium drying wash, specially designed for the removal of UV and EB curable ink from blankets and ink rollers. The UV and EB curable ink is quickly and easily removed whilst maintaining the condition of the rubber surfaces. Suited both for manual and automati

Performa Auto Wash 100A: A versatile low odor water miscible wash that can be used in all automatic wash units, and also has an effective hand wash. It is citrus scented, has a moderate drying speed and terrific cutting power. May be used full strength or mixed with up to 30% water to quickly remove ink and varnish.c application. Safe for EPDM rubber. Available in 20 l, 200 l and 1,000 l.

Performa WM Wash 101A: A citrus scented, water miscible wash that will quickly remove ink, glaze, gum, and varnish in one wash-up. It may be used straight or mixed with water up to 30%. This strong, low odor product can be used in automatic wash units but is used primarily as a hand wash. The product features a moderate drying speed and deep cleaning and cutting power.

Performa WM Wash 102A: An outstanding, low odor water miscible wash that fully complies with nonphoto chemical reactivity regulations. The product features a controlled drying speed and good cutting power. This product has a high flashpoint and is safe on all roller and blanket compounds.

Performa UV Wash 103A: A premium wash designed to quickly clean UV/EB ink. The product is unique in that it cleans without the toxic ethylene glycol ethers and flammable ingredients usually found in other UV/EB ink cleaners. UV Wash 103A has a controlled evaporation rate and a mild odor for maximum performance in a UV/EB application.

Tower Wash 4550: Economy Grade Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild solvent scent.

Tower WOW-Exempt Wash: Premium Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild solvent scent.

TOWER TECHWASH-IF: Economy Grade Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild solvent scent.

TOWER IP WASH: Premium Grade Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild citrus scent.

TOWER ECONOMY IP WASH RECHARGE: Premium Grade Wash Recharge Concentrate with a mild citrus scent.

TOWER SHORTSTOP WASH: Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, strong cleaning power, mild sweet scent.

TOWER SUPERWASH STEP ONE: Manual deep cleaning roller wash for sheet fed presses. A non-separating viscous water/solvent/detergent blend suitable for use with conventional inks. Rated as low VOC and performs with slow dry time, strong cleaning power, mild solvent scent.

TOWER WASH 1420: Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, strong cleaning power, mild vanilla scent.

TOWER WASH 6800: Premium Grade Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, strong cleaning power, mild solvent scent.

TOWER STAR WASH: Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with medium dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild solvent scent.

TOWER INFINITY HMK-1WM WASH: Premium Grade (FOGRA approved) water miscible blanket & roller auto wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with slow dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild solvent scent.

TOWER LO-VO WASH CA-100: Premium Grade FOGRA approved, Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Rated as low VOC and SCAQMD 1171 approved. Performs with slow dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild sweet scent.

TOWER PRESSTO 123 WASH: Manual blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with fast dry time, strong cleaning power, mild sweet scent.

TOWER CALIFORNIA UV WASH: Premium Grade Manual & Auto (water miscible) blanket & roller wash for sheet fed / heat set web / cold set web presses. Suitable for use with UV, hybrid & flexo inks, and safe for use with EDPM compounds. Performs with medium dry time, medium cleaning strength, medium solvent scent.

Flashpoint < 50°C

Agfa Xtrawash Plus 40: ISEGA listed water miscible blanket and roller wash with a low flash point (<26 °C). Suitable for automatic washing systems and manual application. Does not contain any aromatics or chlorinated solvents. Available in 20 l and 200 l.

Agfa Autowash Plus: water miscible blanket and roller wash with a low flash point (<26 °C). Suitable for automatic washing systems and manual application. Available in 20 l and 200 l.

Agfa QD Wash Plus: fast drying non-water miscible blanket and roller wash with a low flash point (<26 °C), designed for use on small to medium size printing presses. Suitable for manual application. Available in 4x5 l, 20 l and 200 l.

Agfa Omniwash Plus: non-water miscible blanket and roller wash with a low flash point (<26 °C). Suitable for automatic washing systems and manual application. Available in 20 l and 200 l.

Flashpoint > 100°C

Agfa Hydrowash ROTO is a FOGRA 1 BG ETEM listed highly effective, water miscible blanket & roller wash to be used on heatset web presses. Due to its high flashpoint it is suitable for heatset dryers.  It is water miscible and when used in conjunction with water it will quickly remove ink & lint, leaving blankets & rollers with an ink perceptive surface. Suited for automatic washing systems. Available in 20 l and 200 l.

TOWER SPEEDY WASH: Manual small press wash for sheet fed presses. Suitable for use with conventional inks. Performs with fast dry time, medium cleaning strength, mild vanilla scent.

TOWER FAST DRY EXEMPT WASH:  A quick drying low VOC press wash that does not contain acetone, which can be harsh on rollers and blankets. This unique formula will clean both conventional and UV ink and has a VOC content of under 100 grams per liter.

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