nyloprint® WSA 52

Water washable gravure plate for highest print quality and best durability, for gravure and pad printing, also suitable as intaglio master plate for security printing

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Product Overview

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Efficient, consistent and fast plate processing

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

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
  • Excellent solid density due to brilliant ink transfer
  • Also suitable for pad printing jobs with > 20.000 impressions

Suitable equipment

nyloprint® WSA plates can be processed with nyloprint® processing equipment and all similar devices.

Printing inks

Suitable for all commonly used pad printing inks, UV and oil based inks.

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

nyloprint® printing plates are manufactured according to DIN ISO 9001, DIN ISO 14001 and DIN ISO 50001 standards and requirements. This process guarantees our customers consistent high quality products and services


Base Material
Colour 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)
Distortion factor (mm) (inch)
1.88 (4.78")
Main exposure (min) to be tested
Washout time
Washout temperature
18°C / 64°F (Intaglio master plate)
Washout temperature
30°C / 86°F (Pad and gravure printing)
Drying time at 80°C / 176°F (min)
Post exposure (min)

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