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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
Cobalt® SteelBack (Etched by Inkcups)

Cobalt® SteelBack (Etched by Inkcups)

  • For fiber laser platemakers (Cobalt One & Cobalt 1000)
  • Withstand approximately 10,000 – 25,000 impressions
Cobalt Ultra Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Cobalt Ultra Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with fiber laser technology (Cobalt One or Cobalt 1000)
  • Life of 10,000 – 25,000 impressions.
Laser Red Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Red Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 75,000 impressions
Laser Orange Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Orange Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstands 10,000 – 25,000 impressions
DuraLaze Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

DuraLaze Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a WFC, Co2, or Fiber laser (Cobalt One, Cobalt 300, Cobalt 2000, Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstands 40,000 – 60,000 impressions
Onyx Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Onyx Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a fiber laser plate-maker (Cobalt 1000 or Cobalt One)
  • Lasts up to 30,000 impressions
CrystaLaze® Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

CrystaLaze® Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstand up to 10,000 impressions
Laser Gold Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Gold Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 25,000 impressions
Thick Steel Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Thick Steel Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Withstand up to 1,000,000 impressions
  • Only available etched by Inkcups
Laser Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 25,000 impressions.
Laser engravable
Cobalt Ultra Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Cobalt Ultra Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with fiber laser technology (Cobalt One or Cobalt 1000)
  • Life of 10,000 – 25,000 impressions.
Laser Red Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Red Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 75,000 impressions
Laser Orange Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Orange Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstands 10,000 – 25,000 impressions
DuraLaze Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

DuraLaze Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a WFC, Co2, or Fiber laser (Cobalt One, Cobalt 300, Cobalt 2000, Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstands 40,000 – 60,000 impressions
Onyx Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Onyx Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a fiber laser plate-maker (Cobalt 1000 or Cobalt One)
  • Lasts up to 30,000 impressions
CrystaLaze® Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

CrystaLaze® Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstand up to 10,000 impressions
Laser Gold Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Gold Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

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

Laser Aqua Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions
Laser Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Laser Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with a Co2 Laser platemaker between 10 – 30 Watts (Cobalt 300 or Cobalt 4000)
  • Lasts up to 25,000 impressions.
Cobalt® SteelBack Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

Cobalt® SteelBack Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • For fiber laser platemakers (Cobalt One & Cobalt 1000)
  • Withstand approximately 10,000 – 25,000 impressions
Photosensitive - Alcohol wash
A/W Red Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

A/W Red Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 75,000 impressions
A/W Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

A/W Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to  25,000 impressions
A/W Gray Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

A/W Gray Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • WIthstand up to 25,000 impressions
Photosensitive - Water wash
W/W Dark Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

W/W Dark Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions
W/W Orange Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

W/W Orange Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

  • Etch with an exposure unit
  • Withstand up to 25,000 impressions
W/W Light Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

W/W Light Green Pad Printing Plate (Cliche)

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

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