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A comprehensive line of laser-engravable and traditional photosensitive alcohol/water wash pad printing plate materials are available. Inkcups pioneered computer-to-plate technology. Our engineers have developed the largest selection of laser-engravable plates on the market. Each plate material is unique, specifically designed to accommodate varying applications and machine types. The number of impressions may vary based upon care, storage, and environment. Minimum order quantities are never required.

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Etched by Inkcups
Thick Steel

Thick Steel

  • Withstand up to 1,000,000 impressions
  • Only available etched by Inkcups
Cobalt® SteelBack

Cobalt® SteelBack

  • For fiber laser platemakers (Cobalt One & Cobalt 1000)
  • Withstand approximately 25,000 impressions
Laser engravable
Laser Aqua

Laser Aqua

  • Etch with Co2 laser plate-maker (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions
Laser Green

Laser Green

  • Etch with a Co2 laser plate-maker (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 25,000 impressions.
Laser Gold

Laser Gold

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 25,000 impressions
Laser Red

Laser Red

  • For all Co2 laser plate-makers between 10 – 30 Watt (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 75,000 impressions
Laser Orange

Laser Orange

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser plate-maker (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstands 10,000 – 25,000 impressions
CrystaLaze®

CrystaLaze®

  • Etch with any Co2 Laser Engraver (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstand up to 10,000 impressions
DuraLaze

DuraLaze

  • Etch with a WFC, Co2, or Fiber laser (Cobalt One, Cobalt 300, Cobalt 2000, Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstands 40,000 – 60,000 impressions
Cobalt Ultra

Cobalt Ultra

  • Etch with fiber laser technology (Cobalt One or Cobalt 1000)
  • Life of 25,000-40,000 impressions.
Cobalt® SteelBack

Cobalt® SteelBack

  • For fiber laser platemakers (Cobalt One & Cobalt 1000)
  • Withstand approximately 25,000 impressions
Photosensitive - Alcohol wash
A/W Red

A/W Red

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 75,000 impressions
A/W Green

A/W Green

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to  25,000 impressions
A/W Gray

A/W Gray

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • WIthstand up to 25,000 impressions
Photosensitive - Water wash
W/W Dark Green

W/W Dark Green

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions
W/W Orange

W/W Orange

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions
W/W Light Green

W/W Light Green

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions

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