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Without upheaval, platesetting at Wimbledon-based printer Purbrooks is now faster and more eco-friendly, says its managing director, Jan Prokop.
WHAT IS IT?
A thermal processless plate.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The plate is imaged on a standard thermal platesetter. Once imaged, it can be visually checked prior to being mounted on the press. The plate coating is removed by the ink onto the first few printed sheets during the press' run-up to speed.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE IT?
As a company, we have always been aware of our responsibility to produce in an environmentally conscious way. This was the next logical step to take, as we have …