Avatar T-ZP (North America only)

Zero-process offset printing plate

Are you looking for a printing plate that makes a difference? Having trouble finding a way to reduce paper and ink waste? Want a printing plate that is truly ecological, economical and easy to use, and will stand up to some of the most demanding print conditions? Then look no further.

Avatar T-ZP is a thermal, zero-process plate designed for newspapers and coldset web applications. By eliminating processing from plate making, printers can save time and money without compromising on-press performance. Enjoy the benefits of a robust, long-run plate with both conventional and UV inks, which offers fast clean up and restarts. Avatar T-ZP is the fastest no-process plate on today’s market offering real productivity and ecology benefits without giving up durability. Meet the new standard for thermal newspapers – Avatar T-ZP.

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Easy on the environment

As a no-process plate, Avatar T-ZP does not require the use of any development chemicals.

Great productivity

Unlike other no-process plates in today’s market, Avatar T-ZP lets you run your thermal CtP system at full speed for optimal productivity.

Extreme durability

With run lengths up to 100,000 impressions Avatar T-ZP guarantees more uptime and greater economy without compromising quality

Stable image contract

Image contrast remains stable in both light (12 h) and dark conditions (5 days)

Reduced on-press water usage

Avatar T-ZP users enjoy up to 20% lower dampening settings, reduced web breaks and they are printing cleaner and sharper.

Interleaf-free version available

The interleaf-free version eliminates the need for interleaf paper during the plate loading process in the CtP system, making loading more efficient and streamlined. Removing the need for de-leafing slip sheets prevents production stops that require manual intervention. This solution saves cost and maintenance by eliminating the need for offline de-leafer systems. Eliminating interleaf paper is also more eco-friendly.

Easy quality control

Compatible with vision bender IR cameras & barcode readers

Consistent quality

Avatar T-ZP delivers stable and consistent image quality supporting up to 150 lpi, 1-99%, depending on platesetter capability. The print quality of Avatar T-ZP establishes a new standard for zero-process plates in today’s newspaper market.

Easy to use

Our patented zero-process technology eliminates chemical processing variability for greater convenience. No processor to maintain, no chemistry to warehouse or waste to dispose of, simplifying your day-to-day operation. And you can handle it in standard office light too.

Impressive restart performance

You can stop and restart your press with minimum waste in no time.

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