Miraclon
MIRACLON
Letterpress & Dry OffsetPrinting  Plates
MIRACLON is a water  soluble photopolymer printing plate ideal for letterpress and dry offset  printing. MIRACLON washes out in plain tap water, offers easy plate handling and  registration, excellent reproduction, high ink acceptance and transfer  capability, plus extremely long press life.
MIRACLON is available in four types: soft, clear,  standard, and standard matte with steel, film, and aluminum substrates. MIRACLON  is available in standard sizes with special sizes available upon request.
MIRACLON
Steel  Substrate
Technical  Specifications
TYPE:
DS
MS
Surface:
Non  Matte Matte
Color:
Gold Gold
Resistance:
Standard Non-Cracking
Hardness Shore D:
70-75 70-75
720 mj/cm
2 min.
720 mj/cm
2.5 min.
Photosensitivity:
Shoulder Angle (0):
25-30
25-30
Resolution:
40 um
40 um
Minimum Isolated Line:
200 um
200 um
Minimum Isolated Dot:
150
150
Line Screen Capability:
3% - 95%
3% - 95%
Tonal Range:
16-17 15-16
Exposure Step 21 Stouffer Scale:
29 C
84.2 F
2-3 min.
29 C
84.2 F
3-4 min.
Washout:
80 C
176 F
7-10 min.
80 C
176 F
7-10  min.
DRY :
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
Post Expose:
.017"-.078" .017"-.039"     
Available Thicknesses:
.43 -      2.00 .43 -      1.00
(mm) :
120 C
248 F
120 C
248 F
Heat Resistance:
Exposures Are Based on Using        TL 40W/10R Bulbs
MIRACLON
Film  Substrate
Technical  Specifications
TYPE:
MF               GF                 CF                  DF                  BF
Surface:
Non Matte Matte Matte Matte Matte
Color :
Gold Clear Blue Gold Gold
Resistance :
Standard Non-Cracking Non-Cracking Non-Cracking Standard
Hardness Shore D :
65-70 65-70 60-65 65-70 25-30
720 mj/cm
2 min.
Photosensitivity : 720 mj/cm
2 min.
720 mj/cm
2 min.
900 mj/cm
2.5 min.
720 mj/cm
2 min.
Sholder Angle (0) :
25-30 25-30 25-30 25-30 25-30
Resolution:
50 um
40 um
50 um
40 um
40 um
Minimum Isolated Line:
200um
200 um
200 um
200 um
200 um
Minimum Isolated Dot:
150
150
150
150
150
Line Screen Capability:
3% - 95%
3% - 95%
3% - 95%
3% - 95%
Tonal Range: 3% - 95%
Exposure Step 21
Stoufer Scale :
15-16 14-15 16-17 14-15 15-16
35 C
95 F
2 - 3 min.
20 - 25 C
68 - 77 F
3 min.
35 C
95 F
3 - 4 min.
30 C
85 F
2.5 - 3.5 min.
35 C
95 F
1.5 - 2 min
Washout :
80 - 90 C
176 - 194 F
5 - 10 min.
50 - 60 C
122 - 140 F
5 - 10 min.
80 - 90 C
176 - 194F
10 - 15 min.
70 - 80 C
158 - 176 F
10 - 15 min.
80 - 90 C
176 - 194 F
10 - 15 min.
Dry :
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
1000 mj/cm
5 min.
Post Expose :
Available Thicknesses: .031"-.033", .037" .017"-.039"
.017"-.039" .017"-.039" .022"-.118"
.43- 1.00 .43 - 1.00 .55- 3.00
(mm) : .43 - 1.00
.80,.83, .94
120 C
248 F
120 C
248 F
120 C
248 F
120 C
248 F
120 C
248 F
Heat Resistance :
*Time Will Vary With        ReliefExposures Are Based on        Using TL 40W/10R Bulbs
MIRACLON
Steel & Film  Substrate
Solvent Compatability
O = No Reaction or Swelling
O* = No Swelling, But May Damage Adhesive Layer X = Swelling > 5% or More
Clasification                  Solvent                 Resistance
Hydrocarbon: N-HEXANE O
N-PENTHANE O
KEROSENE O
GASOLINE O
O
LIGHT OIL
Aromatic Hydrocarbons: TOLUENE O*
O*
XYLENE
ACETONE O*
Ketones:
MEK O*
O*
CYCLOHEXANONE
O*
Chlorinated  Hydrocarbons:
PERCHLORETHYLENE
Glycols: ETHYLENE GLYCOL O
PROPYLENE GLYCOL O
O
DIETHYLENE
METHYLCELLOSOLVE O
Glycol Esters:
O
ETHYLCELLOSOLVE
METHYL ACETATE O*
Esters:
ETHYL ACETATE O*
O*
BUTYL        ACETATE
METHYL ALCOHOL X
Alcohols:
ETHYL ALCOHOL X
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL O
O = No Reaction or              Swelling X = Swelling > 5% or              More
O* = No Swelling, But May Damage          Adhesive Layer
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