Re: Pigmented inks and poly plates

From: [email protected]
Date: 05/07/04-09:52:21 PM Z
Message-id: <3b.4718c4a2.2dcdb375@aol.com>

Jon,

Which polymer plates are you using?

Mark Nelson

In a message dated 5/7/04 3:21:12 PM, jon@terabear.com writes:

> hi Marek,
>
> My apologies for misunderstanding.  I have no doubt one can use color inkjet
> effectively...all one has to do is look at the faux pyro school of inkjet
> neg
> printing.  I prefer believing my eyes and brain (wetware) over my software
> and
> hardware, however, at least at this stage in my work.
>
> My sense is that palladium is going to produce different results than
> polymer
> plates, in any case.  For one thing, I'm using a continuous tone screen to
> presensitize the plate so it holds ink better.  For another, poly plates
> respond
> to a slightly different part of the UV spectrum than palladium.  The results
> I
> got from trying color vs. black only pigments were disparate enough for me.
>
> Film seems different enough from inkjet to try (at least for $36), but maybe
> it's folly as far as the poly plates go.
>
> Anyone out there print polymer plates using color transparencies?
>
> Jon
>
Received on Fri May 7 21:52:42 2004

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