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

nyloflex® printing plates are manufactured according to DIN ISO 9001, DIN ISO 14001 and DIN ISO 5001 standards and requirements. This process guarantees our customers consistent high quality products and services.


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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