ATLANTA, GA—MacDermid Graphics Solutions, a leader of flat-top-dot (FTD) technology and capped digital technology, continues the innovative evolution of FTD with the commercial introduction of LUX In-the-Plate (ITP) EPIC at INFOFLEX 2018. ITP EPIC is the newest addition to the award-winning technology that provides all the benefits of LUX lamination, but with the convenience of flat-top dots right out of the box.
ITP EPIC offers a unique micro-rough surface for excellent ink transfer for challenging flexographic printing applications or unique ink requirements. The innovative cap layer, specifically developed for the ITP chemistry, is meant to ensure the sheet photopolymer renders the best printing outcomes with the most forgiving operation window.
“The flexo market cast their vote with a resounding request for MacDermid to combine its market leading capped plate technology with ITP. LUX ITP EPIC provides our customers the ability to increase productivity while improving consistency. MacDermid is excited and proud to maintain our position as an innovation leader, by presenting to our customers, LUX ITP EPIC!” said Patrick Mullaney, vice president – Americas.
ITP EPIC is a marriage of first-to-market technologies that delivers EPIC performance—meant to enhance print quality and consistency while simplifying workflow. This photopolymer plate has clean print technology, is UV LED compatible and can be processed either in conventional solvents or in MacDermid’s LAVA thermal platemaking system.