OBSIDIAN

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Products
Polywest Sleeves


OBSIDIAN PLUS / PREMIUM

Nanotechnology makes it possible.

  • Brand new innovative surface
  • Outstanding solvent, scratch and cut resistance
  • Lightweight – inexpensive – intelligent
  • Antistatic product characteristics (<1 MΩ electr. resistance; 94/9/EG conformable (previous: ATEX 95)))
  • It is recommended for printing with solvent based inks
  • PREMIUM VERSION: Reinforced front sides, Significant weight savings


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RUBIN

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Polywest Sleeves


RUBIN®+ & RUBIN® PREMIUM

For HD-Flexo Printing.
The POLYWEST-Sleeve-Technology offers longevity and highest levels of performance. In combination with the POLYWEST-RUBIN®- surface it adds up to maximum longevity and repeatable results.

Product features


Print Circumference
  • Plate mounting Sleeves for all repeat ranges
Printing Quality

Barrier Layer – a technically advanced well-tested construction for long-term use:

  • Outstanding form stability
  • Highly accurate parallelism and diameterser
  • Long lasting results with permanent repeatable print parameters
Practical Implementation
  • Solid and lightweight structure of the RUBIN+ Sleeve through firm support construction
  • Ultra-lightweight structure of the RUBIN® PREMIUM Sleeve through robust construction and protected face sides
  • Over many years proven and tested POLYWEST-RUBIN®-surface

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ONYX

Your print – our mission

Product
Polywest Sleeves


ONYX® + & ONYX® PREMIUM

PLATE MOUNTING SLEEVES – Conductive an optimal solution for HD-Flexo printing.
The outstanding conductivity is safety tested and certified. POLYWEST-Sleeve-Technology with the POLYWEST-ONYX®- surface offers conductivity over the whole surface of the sleeve. It is recommended for printing with solvent based inks.

Product features


Print Circumference
  • Plate mounting Sleeves for all repeat ranges
Printing Quality

Barrier Layer – a technically advanced well-tested construction for long-term use:

  • outstanding form stability
  • highly accurate parallelism and diameters
  • long lasting results with permanent repeatable print parameters
  • Full surface of the Sleeve is antistatic and in conformity to 94/9/EG (former ATEX95)
Practical Implementation
  • lightweight structure of the ONYX+ Sleeve through firm support construction
  • ultra-lightweight structure of the ONYX® PREMIUM Sleeve through robust support construction and protected face sides
  • over many years proven and tested POLYWEST-ONYX ®-surface

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SOFTCOAT

Your print – our mission

Products
Polywest Sleeves


SOFTCOAT+ & SOFTCOAT PREMIUM

Polywest Sleeve Technology.
With an endless, seamless compressible surface for use without foam tapes in HD flexographic printing.
Compressibility and hardness of the softcoat surface can be adjusted on customer request.

Product features


Properties
  • High-strength lightweight construction as standard for SOFTCOAT+
  • Additional weight savings of up to 50 % with SOFTCOAT PREMIUM
  • Optionally available with antistatic properties in conformity with 94/9/EG (= Atex 95)
  • Available for all format ranges
Printing Quality

Barrier Layer – a progressive solution for long-term applications:

  • Optimal dimensional stability
  • High accuracy, especially in the area of parallelism and diameter
  • Like every Polywest product, SOFTCOAT is equipped with a barrier layer
  • Specific surface hardness adjustable to +/- 2 Shore A

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Allround

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Polycarbon Allround


Polycarbon Allround

Unique Polywest construction made of high-quality carbon fibers and multiple layer structure for long-term use.

With the POLYCARBON adapters, Polywest offers a three-stage system for flexographic printing. All POLYCARBON
adapters have a wear-resistant and robust carbon surface that, in addition to vibration dampening, also withstands
frequent handling or sleeve changes. Polywest develops and qualifies its adapters in cooperation with well-known
leading machine manufacturers in order to meet the quality standards and expectations of OEMs and packaging
printers.

  • Vibration-dampening structure
  • Suitable for almost all print jobs
  • Improved printing performance at higher speeds
  • Robust lightweight construction for optimized handling
  • Silent flow technology optionally available
  • POLYCARBON ALLROUND – The all-rounder among the adapters

Product features


DIMENSIONS

Adapter length 250 mm – 2500 mm (DIN ISO 2768 T1 m)

Format length Bis 2100 mm

Wall thickness 5,0 mm – 40 mm

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Fast

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Polycarbon Fast


Polycarbon Fast

Unique Polywest construction made of high-quality carbon fibers and multiple layer structure for long-term use.

With the POLYCARBON adapters, Polywest offers a three-stage system for flexographic printing. All POLYCARBON
adapters have a wear-resistant and robust carbon surface that, in addition to vibration dampening, also withstands
frequent handling or sleeve changes. Polywest develops and qualifies its adapters in cooperation with well-known
leading machine manufacturers in order to meet the quality standards and expectations of OEMs and packaging
printers.

  • High quality @ high speed
  • Max. vibration damping due to ultra-highmodular carbon fibers
  • For highest demands with maximum speed
  • Silent flow technology optionally available
  • POLYCARBON FAST – The speed master among the adapters

Product features


DIMENSIONS

Adapter length 250 mm – 2500 mm (DIN ISO 2768 T1 m)

Format length Bis 2100 mm

Wall thickness 15,9 mm – 100 mm

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Hydraulic

Your print – our mission

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Polycarbon Hydraulic


Polycarbon Hydraulic

Unique Polywest construction made of high-quality carbon fibers and multiple layer structure for long-term use.

With the POLYCARBON adapters, Polywest offers a three-stage system for flexographic printing. All POLYCARBON
adapters have a wear-resistant and robust carbon surface that, in addition to vibration dampening, also withstands
frequent handling or sleeve changes. Polywest develops and qualifies its adapters in cooperation with well-known
leading machine manufacturers in order to meet the quality standards and expectations of OEMs and packaging
printers.

  • Extremely smooth printing at maximum machine speed
  • High performance carbon surface made by Polywest
  • Proven hybrid technology in combination with steel discs
  • Excellent printing performance through multi-layer structure
  • Manufactured on original hydraulic shafts from OEMs

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DIMENSIONS

Adapter length 250 mm – 2500 mm (DIN ISO 2768 T1 m)

Format length Bis 2100 mm

Wall thickness 15,9 mm – 150 mm

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Mount

Your print – our mission

Products
Polywest Polybridge


Polybridge Mount

Products for special usage:
Time-tested combination of different composite materials

With the POLYBRIDGE adapters, Polywest offers a product series of high-quality adapters for special areas of application. POLYBRIDGE SOFT the adapter with compressible Softcoat surface especially for thin and classic ITR Sleeves. POLYBRIDGE MOUNT the first-class and durable mounting adapter is the master of your plate mounting department. POLYBRIDGE LASER proven and with a durable Rubin-surface or simply put: the favorite of your prepress department.

  • The first-class, long-lasting mounting adapter for an attractive price
  • Durable and wear-resistant carbon surface
  • Easy and quick sleeve mounting
  • Optional silent flow technology
  • POLYBRIDGE MOUNT – The master of your plate mounting department

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DIMENSIONS

Length 250 mm – 2500 mm (DIN ISO 2768 T1 m)

Format length Bis 2100 mm

Wall thickness 4,7 mm – 50 mm

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Laser

Your print – our mission

Products
Polywest Polybridge


Polybridge Laser

Products for special usage:
Time-tested combination of different composite materials
.

With the POLYBRIDGE adapters, Polywest offers a product series of high-quality adapters for special areas of application. POLYBRIDGE SOFT the adapter with compressible Softcoat surface especially for thin and classic ITR Sleeves. POLYBRIDGE MOUNT the first-class and durable mounting adapter is the master of your plate mounting department. POLYBRIDGE LASER proven and with a durable Rubin-surface or simply put: the favorite of your prepress department.

  • With the construction of the proven POLYWEST adapter technology
  • Optimal runout at high turning speeds
  • Laser-resistant, modified Rubin-surface
  • Optional silent flow technology
  • POLYBRIDGE LASER – The favorite of your prepress department

Product features


DIMENSIONS

Length 250 mm – 2500 mm (DIN ISO 2768 T1 m)

Format length Bis 2100 mm

Wall thickness 5,0 mm – 150 mm

Special sizes on request

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