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Re: How to choose a plate material? (in theory)

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  • bielerpr
    Katey Well, the resources of the group site are open to any member, go for it. All kinds of probabilities. Just go to the home page and look at the panel on
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      Katey

      Well, the resources of the group site are open to any member, go for it. All kinds of probabilities. Just go to the home page and look at the panel on the left.

      Gerald
      PPL

      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Katelynn Corrigan <crazyprettybird@...> wrote:
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      > Hi,
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      > Reading the current conversation on problems with plates separating from their backing has gotten me thinking- WHY do we use the material we use and HOW can we better select a material for our type of work and platemaker?
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      > Are there certain materials that work better with certain platemakers?
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      > I know from experience that different materials hold up differently over time. Some are doomed to bend and crack. Others, like Nyloprint, are stable for years and years. But when the nature of your work is one-off stuff, its probably not worth the extra expense of Nyloprint.
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      > It would be great if there was a resource for the specifications and reviews for various brands and types of plate material. Maybe this exists and someone will point me in that direction. Or perhaps it doesn't, and I'd like to help make it happen.
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      > Be well,
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      > -Katey
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