Star Plate – Digital Films
Star Plate is a digital film solution designed to generate high quality positive and negative films, for use in a wide range of print-related applications.
It has the ability to produce high quality screening and is capable of producing halftone rulings up to 175lpi, with fine lines & text faithfully reproduced to 1pt.
When combined with Star Plate Computer to Film devices (CTF) and award winning Smart Screen technology, Star Plate delivers an inkjet to film solution which is unrivalled in terms of speed, quality and ROI.
It provides a long term replacement for ageing imagesetting devices whilst providing Eco friendly savings by eliminating the need for chemicals, water and associated disposal costs.
Direct Imagesetter replacementRead More...
Direct Imagesetter replacementStar Plate is a digital imaging solution designed for direct inkjet to film with the ability to produce high quality halftone screening.
Star Plate preserves dot patterns, screening, text and fine lines, right down to 1pt type.
Linear & Dot gain calibrationRead More...
Linear & Dot gain calibrationA user-friendly interface allows for multiple calibration curves to be generated to suit various press conditions.
Star Plate also has a Press dot gain function which allows current and target data to be entered to build press dot gain curves.
High Density filmsRead More...
High Density filmsThe Star Plate solution has been created to produce Imagesetter quality positive and negatives.
The resultant high density films are perfect for Flexo or Letterpress platemaking or for Silk Screen exposure.
A high gauge nano-porous film specially developed for easy handling and storage achieves a D.Max of between 4.5 and 5.5.
Smart ScreenRead More...
Smart ScreenSmart Screen is an award winning Flexo and Letterpress screening technology.
Incorporating Smart Screen into Star Plate allows users to produce high quality screened negatives, perfect for Flexo or Letterpress plate making with the resultant plates displaying visually superior tonal ranges on press, particularly in highlight areas.
Chemistry freeRead More...
Chemistry freeStar Plate Inkjet production allows films to be produced under daylight conditions without the need for post processing.
As a result, users not only save production steps but also negate the need for purchase, storage or disposal of chemistry.