TORELIEF®

Basic Structure of TORELIEF®

Plate Type

One of the biggest advantages of our product is the variety of plates' types.
This variety enables you to apply appropriate plate according to the job or the machine specification.

The table below shows comparison of each plate types' characteristics.

  Water-washable Alcohol-washable
W-type Y-type N-type
Polymer Nylon PVA/Water-soluble Nylon
Image Reproducibility Good Excellent Ok
Durability Excellent Good Excellent
Ink Transfer Excellent Excellent Excellent
Product Variety Excellent Ok Ok

TORELIEF® Plate Line-up

Regarding detailed specifications of each plates, you can download brochures of our products or ask our local distributor.

W-type Water-washable Line-up

W-type

W-type polymer is water dispersed. The unexposed polymer is swollen and softened by absorbing water. W-type offers wide variety of plate specification, thus you can select appropriate plate according to the jobs.

TYPE Base material Thickness Hardness
Shore D
Relief Reproduction Typical
Application
Total Relief Half Tone Minimum isolated dot Narrowest Line
mm in mm in
WF95CHII Polyester film 0.95 .037 0.55 .022 70° 175L
(1-95%)
150μm 40μm Crush
Printing
WF80DHII 0.80 .031 0.50 .020 65° 175L
(1-95%)
150μm 40μm Label
Printing
WF95DHII 0.95 .037 0.65 .026
WF50II 0.50 .020 0.35 .014 55° 175L
(3-95%)
200μm 40μm Label
Printing
WF70II 0.70 .028 0.45 .018
WF80II 0.80 .031 0.55 .022
WF95DII 0.95 .037 0.65 .026
WF95II 0.95 .037 0.70 .028
WF95BII Polyester film 0.95 .037 0.73 .029 40° 150L
(5-95%)
200μm 50μm Label
Printing &
Business
Forms
WF70BSIIN Polyester film 0.70 .028 0.55 .022 30° 150L
(5-95%)
200μm 50μm Business
Forms
WF95BSIIN 0.95 .037 0.73 .029
WF95SS3 Polyester film 0.95 .037 0.73 .029 22° 150L
(5-95%)
200μm 50μm Business
Forms &
Varnishing
WF95ESS3 0.95 .037 0.80 .031
WF152U Polyester film 1.52 .060 1.30 .051 20° 150L
(5-95%)
150μm 40μm Spot
carbon,
Varnishing
& Packaging
WF170U 1.70 .067 1.48 .058
WF200U 2.00 .079 1.78 .070
WS30HII Steel 0.30 .012 0.20 .008 65° 175L
(1-95%)
150μm 40μm Dry offset
WS43HII 0.43 .017 0.21 .008
WS58HII 0.56 .023 0.31 .012
WS73HII 0.73 .029 0.46 .018
WS83HII 0.83 .033 0.56 .022 175L
(1-95%)
200μm 40μm
WS95HII 0.95 .037 0.68 .027
WS100SS3 1.00 .039 0.80 .031 22° 150L
(1-95%)
200μm 50μm Business
Forms & Varnishing

Y-type Water-washable Line-up

Y-type

Y-type polymer is water soluble. The unexposed polymer is dissolved into water. You can expect finer image reproduction with Y-type plate.

TYPE Base material Thickness Hardness
Shore D
Relief Reproduction Typical
Application
Total Relief Half Tone Minimum
isolated
dot
Narrowest
Line
mm in mm in
WF80Y3 Polyester film 0.80 .031 0.55 .022 55° 200L
(1-95%)
120μm 40μm Label
Printing
WF80DY3 0.80 .031 0.50 .020
WF95DY3 0.95 .037 0.65 .026
WF175MY3 1.75 .070 1.25 .049 175L
(3-95%)
200μm 50μm
WS73HY3 Steel 0.73 .029 0.46 .018 65° 200L
(1-95%)
120μm 40μm Dry offset
WS83HY3 0.83 .033 0.56 .022
WS95HY3 0.95 .037 0.68 .027
WS73FHY3 0.73 .028 0.56 .022
WS43HY3 0.43 .017 0.21 .008
WS58HY3 0.58 .023 0.31 .012
WS152HY3 1.52 .060 1.25 .049 175L
(3-95%)
200μm 50μm

N-type Water-washable Line-up

N-type

The plate made of N-type polymer should be washed in the solution which contains 80% of denatured ethyl alcohol and 20% of water. Its tough and abrasion resistant polymer assures an longer printing life.

TYPE Base material Thickness Hardness
Shore D
Relief Reproduction Typical
Application
Total Relief Half Tone Minimum isolated dot Narrowest Line
mm in mm in
CS43NT Steel 0.43 .017 0.21 .008 65° 150L
(3-95%)
200μm 40μm Dry offset
CS73NKX 0.73 .029 0.46 .018
CS83NKX 0.83 .033 0.56 .022
CS95NKX 0.95 .037 0.68 .027

Please note that the plate-making conditions above are for reference only.