Prepress & Gums

 

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    APEX® GOLD

    A plate finisher designed for use in all types of processors. APEX® GOLD is compatible with all types of metal plates, including digital. It contains a special blend of desensitizers, film formers and wetting agents that provide excellent protection from handling scratches and fingerprints. APEX GOLD ensures a plate that starts up quickly and without sensitivity, for reduced paper waste.

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    APEX® PLATINUM

    A superior finishing gum designed to be used in all processors on all types of metal plates and for the toughest scratches. APEX® PLATINUM contains unique ingredients to help protect the non-image area from severe scratches due to mishandling, finger prints and general sensitivity. It provides excellent start-ups and maximum protection of the non-image area.

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    AQUA SEAL™

    AQUA SEAL is a revolutionary new storage gum that is low in VOCs and contains no aromatic hydrocarbon solutions. It is a non-hazardous product, as defined by OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

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    ASPHALTUM GUM

    A multi-purpose gum emulsion for use in the plateroom and pressroom. ASPHALTUM GUM provides superb non-image desensitizing while enhancing ink receptivity of the image area, allowing for quick, clean start-ups. ASPHALTUM GUM also acts as a short term storage gum and is very effective at removing ink and pin dot oxidation.

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    GUM ARABIC 14°Bé

    This gum arabic solution contains no substitutes, fillers or extenders. It contains pure gum arabic for superior desensitizing and biocides to stabilize and control biological growth. RBP’s GUM ARABIC 14 Bé is excellent for various applications such as Press Additives and plate desensitizers.

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    HEADLINE GUM FINISHER™

    A no VOC press wash to be used on all types of web press equipment. HC 0 contains a mixture of solvents and surfactants that provide excellent cleaning of blankets and rollers. HC 0 can be used on automatic blanket wash systems. This wash is designed to provide a VOC free alternative to conventional press washes. HC 0 is emulsifiable with water to help with the removal of paper fiber and coating from blankets.

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    PETRO GUM®

    A unique premium gum asphaltum emulsion that protects and desensitizes non-image areas while ensuring ink receptivity of image areas on lithographic plates. PETRO GUM® is an all-purpose gum for short or long term plate storage.

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    SPECIAL FILM CLEANER

    SPECIAL FILM CLEANER is a high-performance, hexane-free, anti-static cleaner for removing oil, grease, fingerprints and soil from positive and negative films.