LUX® ITP MELO from MacDermid is a super soft, out of the box flat-top dot solution for corrugated - making it ideal for printing on low to medium quality board. LUX ITP MELO’s minimal board crush is critical to maintaining box stability and protecting the integrity of the product in a corrugated box. In addition to its softness, LUX ITP MELO utilizes an optimized dot profile that dramatically reduces fluting without the use of additional platemaking techniques or exposure systems.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Super soft durometer

  • Engineered flat-top dot directly in the plate

  • Minimal board crush

  • Lowest possible fluting with a super soft digital plate

  • Excellent ink transfer

  • Holds the finest detail in all plate thicknesses

  • Extremely dry and low tack

  • No extra steps necessary

  • Reduced dot gain

  • Faster press speeds

  • Quick wash out

  • Extremely durable

MARKETS

  • Corrugated

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APPLICATIONS

LUX ITP MELO is a sheet photopolymer with a dot profile optimized for post print corrugated and other flexo markets that require a soft durometer plate.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

LUX ITP MELO is available in thicknesses of 0.112 in (2.84 mm) - 0.250 in  (6.35 mm) in sizes up to 50 in x 80 in (1,270 mm x 2,032 mm). Please contact your MacDermid representative for details.

PLATE PROCESSING

It is recommended that LUX ITP MELO be processed with SOLVIT® M100, SOLVIT LO, or SOLVIT QD. Most other safe-solvent solutions may be used.