RE: Polymer Plate 80% screen Weirdness Solved!

From: shannon stoney ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/17/04-09:50:53 AM Z
Message-id: <a05210602bc57e8b046e1@[]>

>Nothing new with these plates. They're made in Japan by Toyobo (sp?),
>stocked in the USA by Anderson-Vreeland and have been the darlings of
>the photopolymer intaglio resurgence. When I lived in Dallas, I used
>to drive over to the warehouse to pick these up.

I looked at this site and couldn't figure out which of the plates is
right for photogravure. Which ones did you use?


>As Jan suggested, I covered the plate reasonably well, then dumped it
>into the sink, tapping the edge a few times to remove most of the
>I then used a wide hake brush to dust it off, front and back until
>before carrying the plate into the studio to expose to the screen,
>then to
>the image.
>Thanks again for all the insight and kind encouragement.
>Incidentally, I'm trying out some relatively new (?) plates from Box
>Press. They are supposed to have no plate tone (that is, residual ink
>left in areas that don't have tone in the original image). The
>at the Denver Art Student's League where I'm taking a class said they
>worth a try, so I'm trying them! Box Car calls them "EcoEtch gravure
>plates for photogravure", Printight model number KM 73. Has anyone
>used these?
Received on Tue Feb 17 09:50:41 2004

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