plastic sheet used for litho printing

Printing onto plastics is possible in a variety of ways depending on the requirements of the product.

The rise in digital print technology has resulted in falling demand for traditional screen printing; a method which uses blocking stencils on a fine silk mesh through which ink is squeezed.

Lithography, lithographic printing and offset printing, or litho printing for short, is where the image or words to be printed are placed against a plate and the inks absorbed. Using the concept of water and oil repelling each other, this process produces high quality, clear precise print finish.

Litho printing is one of the most common processes of creating printed matter such as newspapers, magazines, books and stationery as it provides an economic way of producing large volumes of high-quality prints in a low maintenance way.

There are many plastics used within the print and litho industry with two of the main ones being;

  • HIPS
  • PETG

newspaper being printed on rollers

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We supply a number of different thermoplastics for a variety of uses. We can provide plastics in many different colours and finishes for your specific requirements. Please see below the plastics that we provide for print & litho print uses:

why use eagle

We literally sleep and breathe thermoplastic sheeting. All of the team do. We share a passion that has developed over our 25 year heritage to ensure we offer the best technical advice, the most professional support and fastest response times.

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