nyloprint® WA 116 SD

Coating plate for security printing of inhouse plate processing

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Product Overview

  • Water
  • Aluminium
  • Digital


Advantages of nyloprint® Digital

  • Reproduction of finer details and less dot gain due to digital imaging
  • High dimensional stability
  • No defects caused by dust and damaged films
  • No data loss during transfer
  • Smoother plate surface to achieve higher ink density
  • Highly consistent especially when repeating plate processing
  • Cost effective and environmentally friendly as no film needed and no chemicals needed for film development

Highest print quality

  • Excellent solid density due to brilliant ink transfer of the soft relief layer
  • High register accuracy due to the dimensional stability of the aluminium base
  • Very good durability for long print runs
  • Reliably reusable for repeat orders

Efficient, consistent and fast plate processing

  • Highly productive and cost-effective due to plate processing within 25-35 min
  • Reduced downtimes on press due to fast replacement of plates
  • Wide exposure latitude combined with open reverses


  • Water-washable – ideal for inhouse plate processing, e.g. on nyloprint® Flowline Washer
  • Designed for high quality demands in coating with UV-varnish
  • Inline and offline print finishing
  • For solid and spot coating

Suitable equipment

nyloprint® WA 116 S Digital plates 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 and varnishes

Suitable for UV and oil based inks and varnishes. Not suitable for water based inks and varnishes.

Washout medium

For washout only tap water 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)
1.16 (0.046")
Plate hardness (Shore D)
Relief depth (mm)(inch)
0.85 (0.033")
Tonal range (%)
at screen ruling of
60 l/cm (150 lpi)
Fine line width (down to μm)
Isolated dot diameter (down to μm)
Distortion factor (mm) (inch)
5.4 (0.212")
Main exposure (min)
Washout speed Flowline Washer (mm/min)
160–180 (post exposure switched off)
Drying time at 80°C / 176°F (min)
Post exposure (min)

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