MacDermid LTS liquid photopolymer is a 25 durometer (Shore A) resin designed to provide thick photopolymer printing plates for the corrugated environment. LTS resin has tack-free properties for excellent solids coverage, high resilience for lint-free printing and easy clean-up on press. LTS is dyed red improving contrast for easy mounting and cleanup on press…saving you precious time and money.


  • Extremely low tack

  • Excellent durability with UV, heat, and humidity stability

  • Wide imaging latitude and fine detail

  • Highly resilient plate

  • Exceptional ink transfer

  • Option to cap for reduced fluting

  • Well suited for in-position platemaking

  • Ability to reclaim resin and use soap and water washout results in a high quality, sustainable plate.

  • Optimized durometer for use for printing on recycled board, or board with thinner liner


  • Corrugated





LTS is used to manufacture liquid photopolymer plates for the corrugated market.


LTS is packaged in 5-gallon (40 lbs., 18 kg., net wt.) plastic containers. It is also available in totes.


Performance Specifications

Plate thickness: 0.125 - 0.280 in

Background thickness: 0.080 - 0.160 in.

Relief Height: 0.040 - 0.125 in

Tone range reproduction: 2 - 95%*

Line screen max: 100 lpi*

*when used as a capped plate


Plate Processing

Hardness (Shore A): 25

Appearance: Red

Cloud point: < 32o F (0o C)

Freezing Point: < 32o F (0o C)

Temp to Thaw: 68o F (20o C)

Substrate Type: M Strate, M Strate AB

Washout Chemistry: M Clean Detergent


  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia Pacific
For M-System products available in your region please contact your Macdermid representative.