PrintPack 2022 Product Watch: Kratos TZP

During the PrintPack show, TechNova Imaging Systems showcased a range of the company’s latest offerings. One of the highlights was the company’s pre-print offering, the Kratos TZP, one of the world’s most robust thermal zero-process, direct-on-press digital plates.

29 May 2022 | By Rahul Kumar

The place is ideal for long-run printing applications and requires low exposure compared to conventional thermal plates and is fully compatible with UV ink printing.

The key features are:

  • Eliminates the use of processors and developing chemistry, making it an eco-friendly system
  • Ideally suited for long-run UV ink printing without post-baking
  • Perfectly compatible with alcohol-free founts; helps the user to go green without the fear of plate failures
  • Fast clean-up properties on the press; minimises start-up waste and machine downtime
  • Excellent image contrast compatible with vision punch and bend devices 
  • Excellent dampening latitude; allows high ink density and low damp levels 
  • Accredited for use with all the leading brands of thermal plate-setters
  • Easy-to-image under convenient office lighting conditions
  • Eliminates pre-heat and post-bake requirements thereby reducing costs and energy consumption.