Laser Engravable Plates handle full spectrum of graphics.

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Designed to accommodate CO2 or YAG laser etching systems, Laser Engravable Plates come in 3 types. AccuLaze Plates, designed for small graphics, fine lines, and process images, have fixed depth of .00085 in. Cobalt Ultra Plates consist of thick, damage-resistant material suited for large bold images and ink cups with steel rings. Developed for extended production runs, Cobalt Steel Back Plates can be used with magnetic ink cups.

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Inkcups Now Corp. Expands the Line of Laser Engravable Plates for Pad Printing

Pad Printing Plates to Accommodate Any CO2 or YAG Laser Etcher

Danvers, MA, July 2009 - After a year of research and development, Inkcups Now Corp. is proud to release three new types of Laser Engravable Plates (cliches) for pad printing: AccuLaze for CO2 or YAG lasers, Cobalt Ultra and Cobalt Steel Back for YAG lasers. With these new plate materials, ICN offers the most comprehensive line of pad printing plates in the industry. In total, ICN manufactures five different laser plate materials specifically designed to be used with a CO2 or YAG laser etching systems and capable of handling the full spectrum of graphics, from fine to bold images.

The AccuLaze is designed for small graphics, fine lines and process images. It has a fixed depth of .00085", making it very easy to find the correct settings on any capable CO2 or YAG laser system. The Cobalt Ultra is a thick, damage-resistant plate material, ideal for large bold images and ink cups with steel rings. Cobalt Steel Back is the most durable of the laser plate materials, developed for extended production runs and the use with magnetic ink cups. With two patents pending, Inkcups Now manufactures its laser engravable plates with unique features designed for varying applications and machine types. These competitively priced pad printing cliches can run on Inkcups Now lasers as well as many industry standard laser engraving systems.

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About Inkcups Now Corp:

Inkcups Now is a one-stop supplier for the decorators of 3-dimensional products. ICN offers a complete line of pad printing equipment & supplies, screen printing inks and equipment plus computer-to-plate laser etching machines & laser plate makers as well as flatbed inkjet printers. ICN supplies companies in the promotional product, electronics, medical, automotive, tagless garment and other industries. In addition to supplies and machines, ICN provides a range of services: training, plate making, laser engraving, color matching and mixing, ink adhesion testing. Through J3 Global Finance, a closely held subsidiary, Inkcups Now facilitates leasing of the full line of ICN equipment. Corporate offices are located in the US (MA, CA, GA, RI, AZ) and Canada (ON).

Technical contact: Mike Bissel


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