Deep-etch platemaking at India Printing Works, Mumbai

PrintWeek India captures the diminishing platemaking process which once was the most used before PS plates came into existence.

22 Sep 2012 | By PrintWeek India

Sachin Shardul, technical editor of PrintWeek India explains the step-by-step process of deep-etch platemaking

Today CTP plates are commonly used, but before their existence, PS plates were more popular in the printing industry. 

But even before PS plates came into existence, there were platemaking processes like wipe-on and deep-etch which were economical and used widely.