Fountain Solutions

 
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    AQUA SERIES™ 180

    A two step low VOC acidic fountain concentrate designed to eliminate calcium buildup on the rollers and keep calcium from depositing on blankets and plates. AQUA SERIES 180 contains desensitizers and wetting agents that provide excellent ink and water balance on all types of sheetfed presses.

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    AQUA SERIES™ 180 XH

    Acidic 3 oz Fountain Concentrate for Calcium Control

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    AQUA SERIES™ 910 M

    Acidic 1-3 oz Fountain Concentrate

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    AQUA SERIES™ 910 N

    AQUA SERIES 910 N fountain concentrate is designed for use on brush or conventional type dampening systems. This product contains powerful wetting agents for reducing the dynamic surface tension of the working solution. A combination of desensitizers provides for low usage level while maintaining a clean background.

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    AQUA SERIES™ 970 MA-1

    Mild acid fountain concentrate that has been tested and approved by FOGRA for use on MAN Rolands and KBA and press equipment. AQUA SERIES 970 MA-1 was specifically developed for the coldest and newspaper market. This product contains desensitizers, wetting agents, and other additives to keep the non-image area clean. AQUA SERIES 970 MA-1 can be used on spray, brush and conventional dampening systems.

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    CONCEPT 21® 5 STAR MA

    A new super concentrated fountain solution designed for use in newspaper applications. The Concept 21®5 Star chemistry comes in neutral and mild acid formulations. The highly concentrated chemistry requires the use of a precision blending technology to deliver a consistent dosage for optimum performance. Concept 21®5 Star products are compatible with brush, spray, and conventional dampening systems. The chemistry is uniquely formulated to provide excellent wetting and desensitizing for improved print quality. Concept 21®5 Star products are designed to improve ink and water characteristics, provide a clean background, control growth issues and improve overall performance.

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    CONCEPT 21® ADM 1.0

    A unique color management tool designed specifically for managing print characteristics on press. Concept 21 allows press operators to manufacture their own specific fountain solution on-site to meet specific press needs. Precision blending technology adapted from the pharmaceutical industry blends proprietary, ultra-concentrated chemistry for concise color management in the pressroom. Concept 21 allows printers to handle a wide range of conditions: differing presses, papers, inks, plates and water. Solves problems such as: ? Feedback ? Piling (Ink and Paper) ? Plate Sensitivity ? Roller Stripping ? Flashing ? Poor ink & water balance ? Dot gain and more, by the use of a single system which can adjust chemistry to meet multiple conditions. Concept 21 is not a “one size fits all” product, but a system that allows you the versatility to replicate virtually any fountain solution on the market, on press, without bringing in new chemistry.

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    CONCEPT 21® ADM 3.0

    A unique mild acid fountain solution chemistry system designed specifically for managing print characteristics and performance on press. Concept 21 allows press operators to manufacture their own specific fountain solution on-site to meet specific press needs. Precision blending technology mixes proprietary, ultra-concentrated chemistry for concise dosing of the components into the press mix. The ADM is comprised of the gum and desensitizers to maintain a clean non-image area, while the STM is comprised of the wetting agents and solvents to keep water settings low and the water system clean..

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    CONCEPT 21® ADM SF

    A unique system of concentrated chemistries, ADM SF and STM SF delivered by precision blending technology that allows printers to “manufacture” an exact fountain solution to meet their specific press needs. Press operators create a press mix that accounts for ink, plate, paper and other variables, to ensure a consistent color managed pressroom environment.

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    CONCEPT 21® STM 4.0

    Mild Acid Super Concentrate System

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    CONCEPT 21® STM 6.0

    Mild Acid Super Concentrate System

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    CONCEPT 21® STM SF

    Mild Acid Super Concentrate System

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 102

    Liquid Gold 102 is a newly designed, low dosage neutral fountain concentrate, for use on all types of coldest presses with spray, brush, or turbo type dampening systems. This product is formulated with the latest chemical technology for improved desensitizing of the non-image area and superior wetting agents to offer lower water settings and excellent ink and water balance. Liquid Gold 102 also contains an enhanced biocide package for controlling biological growth in the water system and added non-piling agents for cleaner blankets.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 103

    Liquid Gold 103 is a newly designed, low dosage mild acid fountain concentrate, for use on all types of coldest presses with spray, brush, or turbo type dampening systems. This product is formulated with the latest chemical technology for improved desensitizing of the non-image area and superior wetting agents to offer lower water settings and excellent ink and water balance. Liquid Gold 103 also contains an enhanced biocide package for controlling biological growth in the water system and added non-piling agents for cleaner blankets.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 148

    A highly concentrated mild acid fountain solution for use in the coldset and newspaper market. LIQUID GOLD 148 is designed to be used on presses equipped with brush, sock, or spray dampening systems. This product allows for more stable ink and water settings. LIQUID GOLD 148 is specifically designed to produce cleaner, sharper print quality with fewer toning and emulsification issues.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 148 SC

    A super concentrated mild acid fountain solution, LIQUID GOLD 148 SC is designed to
    be reconstituted at the customer’s facility with house water. The instructions below
    describe the preparation of 55 gallons of the fountain concentrate. Press ready
    dilutions are then made from this concentrate.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 158 I-H

    A Fogra approved mild acid fountain concentrate designed for use in coldset and newspaper applications to provide superior print quality. LIQUID GOLD 158 -H has been FOGRA approved for use on ManRolands, KBAs and Heidelburg coldset web applications. This product will work on spray, brush and sock type dampening systems. LIQUID GOLD 158 I-H has a unique blend of desensitizing agents to keep the plates clean and free of sensitivity.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 158-I-J

    Mild Acid 2 oz Fountain Concentrate

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 161-BG

    A mild acid fountain concentrate designed for use on coldest web presses with spray dampening systems. The Liquid Gold 161 BG is formulated with extra desensitizers and non-piling agents to provide clean print and blankets. This product provides low water settings, minimizes tinting and toning issues, and produces clean, sharp print. Liquid Gold 161 BG contains an excellent biocide package to control biological growth in the most difficult circumstances.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 172

    A mild acid fountain concentrate designed for use on high speed newspaper and coldset web presses. LIQUID GOLD 172 is a low dosage mild acid fountain concentrate developed especially for the turbo dampening system, but will work on all types of dampening systems. LIQUID GOLD 172 contains components for effective desensitization of the non-image area and wetting agents that provide superior ink and water control.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 2008

    Neutral 2 oz Fountain Concentrate with Extra Desensitizer

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 2012

    Neutral 2 oz Fountain Concentrate with Extra Wetting

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 224

    A mild acid fountain concentrate designed for use on coldset web presses with spray, brush and conventional type dampening systems. LIQUID GOLD 224 contains extra desensitizing agents to help keep the non-image area of the plate clean. This product contains no VOCs and will help control ink emulsification. LIQUID GOLD 224 will provide quick, clean startups and a stable ink and water balance.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 248

    A mild acid fountain solution for use in the coldset and newspaper market. LIQUID GOLD 248 is designed to be used on presses equipped with brush, sock, or spray dampening systems. This product allows for more stable ink and water settings. LIQUID GOLD 248 is specifically designed to produce cleaner, sharper print quality with fewer toning and emulsification issues.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 262

    A 2 oz neutral fountain concentrate designed for use on coldset and newspaper web press equipment. LIQUID GOLD 262 is designed for use on spray, brush and sock type dampening systems. This product contains ingredients that help control piling and ink emulsification. LIQUID GOLD 262 provides quick clean start-ups and excellent plate protection during the press run.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 262 I-D

    Neutral 2 oz Fountain Concentrate

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 262 SC

    A super concentrated neutral fountain solution, LIQUID GOLD 262 SC is designed to
    be reconstituted at the customer’s facility with house water. It arrives ready-to-use;
    the customer is to simply add water to the provided container, mix the contents well
    and use on press.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 263

    A Fogra approved neutral fountain concentrate LIQUID GOLD 263 contains extra chelating agents to combat calcium and other minerals. The product has a unique wetting system to provide better ink and water balance while providing excellent plate protection. LIQUID GOLD 263 contains corrosion inhibitors and is Fogra certified for KBA and MAN Roland press equipment.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 265 DZ

    Neutral 2 oz Fountain Concentrate

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 270 I-F

    A neutral fountain concentrate designed for use on coldset web presses with conventional or brush type dampening systems. LIQUID GOLD 270 I-F contains a blend of ingredients that help control ink emulsification and provide a stable ink and water balance. This product has low VOCs and is biodegradable. LIQUID GOLD 270 I-F has extra desensitizers for clean startups.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 272

    A mild acid fountain concentrate designed for use on high speed newspaper and coldset web presses. LIQUID GOLD 272 is a mild acid fountain concentrate developed especially for the turbo dampening system, but will work on all types of dampening systems. LIQUID GOLD 272 contains components for effective desensitization of the non-image area and wetting agents that provide superior ink and water control.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 272 DH

    A mild acid fountain concentrate designed for use on high speed newspaper and coldset web presses. LIQUID GOLD 272 DH is a mild acid fountain concentrate developed especially for the turbo and spray type dampening systems using unfiltered or hard water. LIQUID GOLD 272 DH contains components for effective desensitization of the non-image area, sequestering agents for hard water salts, and wetting agents that provide superior ink and water control.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 2800

    An alkaline fountain concentrate designed for use in the coldset web market. LIQUID GOLD 2800 is formulated as a mildly alkaline fountain solution to give quick, clean startups and nice ink lay down. This product was developed to provide good color with a wide ink and water balance. LIQUID GOLD 2800 has zero VOCs and is biodegradable.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 290

    A mildly acidic fountain concentrate specifically developed to produce brighter, more vibrant colors in coldset printing applications. LIQUID GOLD 290 contains additives that provide excellent desensitizing of the non-image area and reduced water settings. This product also contains additives that fight blanket buildup and piling. The LIQUID GOLD 290 will give quick re-starts, control growth and provide increased ink desensities.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 524

    A neutral fountain concentrate for use on all types of coldset presses with spray, brush and conventional sock type dampening systems. LIQUID GOLD 524 is a one ounce per gallon product that contains a combination of desensitizers to provide quick, clean startups and stable ink and water settings for optimum performance. LIQUID GOLD 524 is an excellent choice for low rub, rub free and soy inks.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 524 SC

    A super concentrated neutral fountain solution, LIQUID GOLD 524 SC is designed to be reconstituted at the customer’s facility with house water. The instructions below describe the preparation of 55 gallons of the fountain concentrate. Press ready dilutions are then made from this concentrate.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 790

    Mild Acid 1.5 oz Fountain Concentrate

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 820

    A mildly acidic fountain concentrate specifically developed to produce brighter, more vibrant colors in coldset printing applications. LIQUID GOLD 820 contains additives that provide excellent desensitizing of the non-image area and reduced water settings. This product also contains additives that fight blanket buildup, piling, and glazing. The LIQUID GOLD 820 will provide quick re-starts, control growth, and increase your print latitude.

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 820HW

    Acidic 2 oz Fountain Concentrate for Hard Water and Processless Plates

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 820N

    Neutral 2 oz Fountain Concentrate for Processless Plates

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    LIQUID GOLD™ 960 N

    A 2 oz neutral fountain concentrate specifically designed for newsprint applications. LIQUID GOLD 960 N contains desensitizers that provide excellent startups and restarts resulting in minimum paper waste. This product contains wetting agents for good ink and water balance and also keeps blanket piling to a minimum. LIQUID GOLD 960 N contains a unique blend of biocides which inhibit bacterial growth caused by contaminants which accumulate during the course of normal pressroom operations.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1600

    Acidic 5 oz Phosphate-Free Fountain Concentrate for Press Speeds up to 1200 fpm

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1651

    A one-step acidic fountain concentrate formulated for medium speed web printing with continuous dampening. PLATINUM PLUS 1651 is designed to run with most substrates and plate types to create a stable print platform that provides faster start ups, calcium control, and reduced piling. Formulated to run with UV, EB, coldest, and heatset inks.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1665

    Acidic 5 oz Fountain Concentrate with Non-Glazing Additives

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1678

    Mild Acid 5 oz FOGRA Approved Fountain Concentrate

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1679

    A one-step mild acid fountain concentrate formulated for ultra high speed web printing with continuous, duotrol, and turbo dampening. PLATINUM PLUS 1679 is designed to run with most substrates and plate types to create a stable print platform that provides faster start ups, calcium control, and reduced piling. Formulated to run with UV, EB, metallic, and heatset inks.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1680

    Acidic 5 oz Low VOC, Zero Glycol Ether EB Fountain Concentrate

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1684

    Mild Acid 5 oz Fountain Concentrate for Continuous Dampening

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 1800

    A one-step mild acid fountain concentrate formulated for CTP plate printing with continuous dampening. PLATINUM PLUS 1800 is designed to create a stable print platform that provides faster start ups, calcium control, and reduced piling. Formulated to run with all types of heatset inks.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 600

    A one-step mild acid fountain concentrate formulated for the new digital plates printing with a continuous dampening system. PLATINUM PLUS 600 is designed to create a stable print platform that provides fast start ups, calcium control, and reduced piling. Formulated to run with all types of heatset inks, the PLATINUM PLUS 600 contains additives to help control ink feedback and stable water settings.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 800

    Mild Acid 5 oz Economical Fountain Concentrate

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 9000

    A one-step acidic UV ink fountain concentrate with innovative wetting agents that make it non aggressive to the inks while keeping the non image area free of sensitivity. PLATINUM PLUS 9000 is excellent for fighting piling problems on new paper stocks. It also contains additives to combat calcium glazing and can run on all types of presses.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 9100

    A one-step fountain concentrate with innovative wetting agents that make it non- aggressive to the inks while keeping the non-image area free of sensitivity. PLATINUM PLUS 9100 is excellent for fighting piling problems on newer paper stocks. It also contains additives to combat calcium glazing and runs well on all types of presses.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 924

    An acidic one-step fountain concentrate designed to run on continuous Duotrol and Dahlgren type dampening systems. PLATINUM PLUS 924 contains wetting agents to eliminate ink feedback, chelating agents to control calcium related problems and desensitizers to maintain excellent ink and water balance. This product was specially formulated to run on all types of presses under the most challenging circumstances.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 9500

    A fountain concentrate designed for web presses with duotrol type dampening systems. PLATINUM PLUS 9500 was specially formulated to help control ink feedback and piling caused by newer paper stocks. This product is also compatible with the latest CTP plate technology. PLATINUM PLUS 9500 contains special ingredients to run on all types of presses, but is especially effective on the presses with duotrol type dampening systems.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ 987

    A one-step acidic fountain concentrate designed for use on brush dampening systems. PLATINUM PLUS 987 contains buffers to stabilize pH, desensitizers to keep the non-image area clean and wetting agents to reduce surface tension. It also contains additives to eliminate calcium build-up on rollers, blankets and plates. PLATINUM PLUS 987 maintains good ink and water balance with reduced ink feedback in the dampening system. It is compatible with all types of plates and provides excellent restarts on press.

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    PLATINUM PLUS™ UC

    PLATINUM PLUS UC is a new ultra concentrated fountain solution based on the patented Concept 21 chemistry that has been found to perform extremely well on all types of heatset presses, including the high speed Sunday presses with continuous type dampening. PLATINUM PLUS UC is excellent for fighting piling problems on newer paper stocks and reducing and eliminating ink feedback in the dampening system. It also contains additives to combat calcium glazing and a blend of wetting agents to help with low water settings and good ink and water balance.

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    PLATINUM™ 1067

    A 4 oz acidic fountain concentrate specifically formulated for high speed web printing with brush or spray dampening systems. This one step provides superior ink/water balance and color control with a versatile operating window. PLATINUM 1067 creates a stable print platform that provides faster start-ups and restarts. PLATINUM 1067 is formulated to run with UV, EB, and heatset inks.

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    PLATINUM™ 1175

    Acidic 4 oz Fountain Concentrate for Low VOC Requirements

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    PLATINUM™ 1945

    An mild acid fountain concentrate specifically designed for high speed web printing with brush or spray dampening. This one step soltuion provides superior ink and water balance and color control with a versatile operating window. Designed to run with most substrates and plate types. PLATINUM 1945 is formulated to run with coldset and heatset inks.

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    PLATINUM™ 1960

    Mild Acid 2 oz Fogra Approved Fountain Concentrate

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    PLATINUM™ 8200

    An acidic fountain concentrate designed for web presses equipped with brush or spray dampening systems. PLATINUM 8200 contains a blend of desensitizing and buffering agents to keep the non-image area free of ink. It also contains a mixture of wetting components that provides excellent ink and water balance. PLATINUM 8200 is compatible with all new types of baked or unbaked CTP plates.

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    UNITROL® 1000

    A one-step fountain concentrate requiring no alcohol or alcohol replacers. Produces excellent results on a wide variety of dampening systems. Controls ink feedback and ink bleed and contains desensitizers and wetting agents to help reduce water settings and provide excellent ink and water balance. UNITROL 1000 also combats calcium related problems such as roller stripping and glazing.

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    UNITROL® 1151

    A one-step fountain concentrate for sheetfed and small web presses that contains calcium control agents to aid in hard water situations. UNITROL 1151 also contains additives to help control and maintain water settings for excellent print contrast and ink densities.

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    UNITROL® 120

    A one-step fountain concentrate for sheetfed presses with continuous and/or conventional dampening systems. UNITROL 120 contains film formers, desensitizing agents and solvents for maintaining ink and water balance with excellent print quality.

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    UNITROL® 1500

    A one-step fountain concentrate for sheetfed and small web presses that contains ink drying agents to aid on non-absorbent stocks. UNITROL 1500 also contains additives to help control and maintain water settings for excellent print contrast and ink densities.

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    UNITROL® 1600

    State of the art wetting system controls ink feedback, lowers water settings and provides excellent ink and water balance. Wetting system agents reduce ink feedback in the dampening system for less contamination of the recirculation system and easier cleanups and restarts. UNITROL 1600 runs optimally on a variety of sheetfed equipment, including Heidelberg presses with Alcolor dampening systems, without the addition of alcohol or alcohol replacers. It minimizes the attack on newer paper stocks, reducing calcium buildup on rollers, blankets and plates. UNITROL 1600 also contains compounds that help keep the non-image area clean and desensitized.

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    UNITROL® 2500

    A one-step acidic fountain concentrate for all types of sheetfed presses. UNITROL 2500 contains additives to help control and maintain water settings for excellent print contrast and ink densities. This new one step concentrate was specifically designed to replace alcohol or alcohol replacers. This product also contains wetting components that help control ink build up in the dampening system.

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    UNITROL® 7756

    An one or two step acidic fountain concentrate designed for sheetfed press. This fountain concentrate provides superior ink and water balance and color control with a versatile operating window. UNITROL 7756 is formulated to run with or without an alcohol replacer depending on a customers needs and application.

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    UNITROL® 924

    A one-step buffered acidic fountain concentrate designed to help fight and control ink feedback on continuous type dampening systems. UNITROL 924 contains agents that eliminate calcium related problems and corrosion inhibitors that help plate restarts after prolonged shutdowns. This product has wetting agents that reduce the dynamic surface tension of the fountain solution to give excellent ink and water balance.

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    UNITROL™ 192

    Acidic 8 oz Fountain Concentrate for Metal and Polyester Plates

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    UNITROL™ 2100

    Acidic 6 oz Fountain Concentrate for Optimal Operating Window

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