Photopolymer printing on a budget
Plastikard is a very hard plastic material sold in different thicknesses, I use the 0.030″ sheets to make my plates and find them very good indeed. The photopolymer film comes on a roll and should be opened in a dim room and under a yellow light, one of those from your localPhotopolymer Platemaking By Hand - Letterpress Commons,Plates can be opened briefly under incandescent and fluorescent lights but only for brief minutes at a time, otherwise the material will expose and they won’t be able to be used for printing purposes. It’s a good idea to have additional black bags on hand to store full plates and cut or scrap plates separately.Letterpress Plates | A photopolymer plating & film output,,Welcome to Letterpress Plates by Elum, a photopolymer plating and film output service for commercial printers, designers, and closet letterpress tinker-ers everywhere. We handle the entire plating process in-house, from the film processing to plate output, all on our top-of-the line pre-press equipment.