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Verico launches Zahara Elite Printing Plate for waterless presses


April 7, 2020
By PrintAction Staff

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Verico Technology, headquartered in Enfield, Conn., has introduced the latest plate in its Zahara family – the Zahara Elite Waterless Plate, available in most sizes and gauges for waterless newspaper, sheetfed, narrow-web label, security printing and CD/DVD applications.

Elite is a “drop-in” product to the existing Zahara CTP settings, and doesn’t require any adjustments in exposures. Like all Zahara products, the Zahara Elite is a 100% chemical-free process plate using simply water for cleanout. There are no hazardous chemicals or dyes to maintain or dispose of. Users simply expose, rinse and print.

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Benefits of the new Verico Zahara Elite Waterless Plate include:

  • Speed: Increased sensitivity in the CtP system enables higher throughput with wider exposure latitude.
  • Durability: Extremely durable on any substrate with increased scratch resistance.
  • Resolution: Reproduction of even finer screens with consistent durability.
  • Ink transfer: Excellent solids and fast ink roll-up, excellent compatibility with UV Inks and increased solvent resistance.
  • Measurability: Plate is video microscopically measurable.
  • Drop-in: Uses your existing processing equipment.

As the remaining stock of Zahara XP products are depleted, Verico will automatically ship Zahara Elite Plates to fill customers’ orders. Customers will notice the new labeling on the package that will distinguish Zahara Elite plates. Immediate upgrades available on request.

Verico Technology’s Sales and Application experts are available to answer questions and give every necessary support.