nyloflex® FAR 170

Great versatility with this analogue all round plate

Plate thickness:
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Product Overview

  • Solvent Plate
  • Film
  • Solvent Based Ink
  • Analogue
A monolayer plate that consists of a light sensitive photopolymer layer bonded to a polyester film.


  • Established all around plate for standard applications in flexible packaging
  • Also suitable for label printing and corrugated pre print
  • Suitable for all absorbent and non-absorbent substrates commonly used today
  • For printing of basic screens, solids and line work
  • Easy handling and robust in processing
  • Process reliability due to colour change during main exposure
  • Wide exposure latitude combined with short main exposure times
  • Economic due to long lifetime and durability
  • Resistant to ozone
  • High resistance to solvent based inks
  • Also suitable for use with water based inks, conditionally suitable with UV inks

Suitable equipment

The nyloflex® FAR can be processed with nyloflex® processing equipment and all similar devices.

Printing inks

Suitable for all solvent based and water based printing inks and conditionally suitable for UV inks (ethyl acetate content preferably below 15%, ketone content preferably below 5%).

Washout solvents

Especially good results are achieved with nylosolv® washout solvents. nylosolv® can be distilled and reused.

Processing information

A detailed description of the individual platemaking steps, as well as detailed information about processing and storing can be found in the nyloflex® User Guide.

High quality standard

XSYS printing plates are produced at Willstätt production site, which is certified according to international standards for quality management (DIN EN ISO 9001:2015), environmental management (DIN EN ISO14001:2015) and energy management (DIN EN ISO 50001:2018).


Base material
polyester film
Color of raw plate
Total thickness (mm) (inch)
1.70 (0.067")
Hardness acc. to DIN 53505
Plate hardness (Shore A)
Recommended relief depth (mm)
Tonal range (%)
At screen ruling (l/cm)
Fine line width (down to μm)
Isolated dot diameter (down to μm)
Back exposure (s)
Main exposure (min)
Washout speed (mm/min)
Drying time at 60°C / 140°F (h)
Post exposure UV-A (min)
Light finishing UV-C (min)

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