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Top quality flexographic photopolymer plates for quality results
Asahi Photoproducts is a leading pioneer in the development of flexographic photopolymer plates, noted for its water-washable CleanPrint technology, bringing flexography in harmony with the environment. CleanPrint improves process efficiency and cost, and offers a sustainable environmental business solution in flexo platemaking without VOC-based washout solvents. Asahi’s broad range of flexographic plate solutions offer winning solutions for all types of substrates and label/packaging applications.
CleanPrint is a flexographic plate technology specifically engineered by Asahi. It features low plate surface energy that transfers all remaining ink to the printed substrate, reducing press cleaning stops and creating a significant efficiency in productivity and profitability. These plates deliver very high resolution with fine screen rulings and minimum dots fading out to zero, enabling a broader color gamut and seamless implementation of fixed colour palette printing. CleanPrint plates are a key element of the world-first automated platemaking solution with never-before-seen levels of automation, delivering plates from digital imaging to press-ready plates.
Our CleanPrint plates result in a higher printing press efficiency (OEE).
Fixed Colour Palette
Enable higher printing press up-time and vibrant colours when printing with expanded gamut
Asahi Photoproducts manufactures both flexographic plates and the required processing equipment. If you do know what you are looking for please select from the below product categories. Otherwise please follow the easy-to-use Plate Selection Guide.
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Unique Selling Points
Created through a partnership between Esko, Kongsberg and Asahi Photoproducts, this revolutionary advance in flexographic platemaking reduces production steps from 12 to 1 and operator handling time by 90%.
Unique to Asahi Photoproducts flexographic plates, CleanPrint plates deliver high quality print performance as a result of engineered photopolymer chemistry with a low surface energy resulting outstanding ink transfer and fewer press stops for plate cleaning.
Whether you are printing labels, flexible packaging, corrugated or paper, we have a plate solution for you, ranging from our AWP™ water-washable plates to our more traditional AFP™ and APR™ flexo plates. Use our industry-leading plate processors or simply drop plates into your existing platemaking process.
Our Asahi AWP™-DEW water-washable plates are carbon neutral certified, offering the industry’s smallest carbon footprint from cradle to grave when compared to alternative products.
Asahi experts are located around the globe to provide the best possible local service. Our experts will assess your current process and your business goals to make specific recommendations about improving productivity and profitability for your flexographic printing business.