nyloprint® ST 52

Alcohol washable pad and gravure plate for highest print quality and very high durability

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Product Overview

  • Alcohol
  • Steel
  • Analogue


Wide range of applications

  • For high quality pad printing, can be also used with closed cup inking systems because of its durability
  • For security printing as intaglio master plate and for sheetfed gravure printing

Highest print quality and long durability

  • High resolution up to 10.160 dpi
  • Screen ruling up to 380 lpi (150 L/cm)
  • Very good durability for long print runs due to optimised relief formulation
  • Excellent solid density due to brilliant ink transfer
  • Reliably and reusable for repeat orders
  • Also suitable for high run length pad printing jobs

Efficient, consistent and fast plate processing

  • Highly productive and cost-effective due to plate processing within 40–50 min
  • Wide exposure latitude

Suitable equipment

nyloprint® ST plate can be processed with nyloprint® processing equipment and all similar devices and can be used with all laser systems suitable for imaging letterpress plates.

Printing inks

Suitable for commonly used pad printing inks (e.g. UV inks, solvent-based inks, 2-K inks).

Washout medium

For the washout the solvent nyloprint® R241 np is needed.

Processing information

A detailed description of the individual platemaking steps, as well as detailed information about processing and storing can be found in the nyloprint® 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
Color of raw plate
Total thickness (mm) (inch)
0.52 (0.020")
Plate hardness (Shore D)
Relief depth (mm) (inch)
0.20 (0.008")
Tonal range (%)
at screen ruling of
150 l/cm (380 lpi)
Main exposure (min)
Washout time
Washout temperature
20°C / 68°F
Drying time at 80°C / 176°F (min)
Post exposure (min)

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