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3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1920HS

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Air release feature helps eliminate air bubbles under plates

Tape also removes cleanly from the urethane sleeve

Flexographic printing, flexographic printers

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  • Air release feature helps eliminate air bubbles under plates
  • Tape also removes cleanly from the urethane sleeve
  • Flexographic printing, flexographic printers
  • Cushioned flexographic plate mounting sticky back foam tape
  • Plate side adhesive technology is designed to resist edge lifting on flexographic print plates
  • Light medium density foam is ideal for combinations of solids and process with halftone dots
  • Pink foam color indicates the light medium density foam
  • Securely bonds flexographic photopolymer plates to urethane sleeves to prevent plate edge lifting
  • Has higher plate side adhesion for challenging print conditions using thick plates or small print sleeves
  • For use on urethane sleeves
  • Cross-hatch pattern from the release liner creates grooves in the adhesive to release air
  • Plate demounts from the double coated cushioned tape without adhesive residue

3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1920HS with easy mount adhesive is designed for mounting flexographic print plates to urethane sleeves. This pink 0.020 inch (0.51 mm) double coated foam mounting tape provides high quality light medium combination print.

Tape and release liner
Pink foam color indicates light medium density
Bubble Free Flexographic Plate Mounting
3M™ Cushion-Mount™ Plus Plate Mounting Tape E1920HS is a pink foam tape that provides high quality combination print. This is the light medium tape for combination print. It has the air release feature that allows for bubble free mounting. This tape has excellent resistance to lifting on press allowing for clean plate removal.

Recommended Applications
  • Mounting photopolymer plates to flexographic printing urethane sleeves
  • Used in combination, process and solid printing processes
  • 3M sticky back tapes are designed for wide-web presses to print film or paper for flexible packaging industry

Flexographic plate mounting application
Used in flexographic plate mounting
3M flexographic plate mounting tapes (PDF, 582.06 Kb) are highly engineered to provide very tight caliper tolerance to allow printers to use tape from different manufacturing lots and keep tight print registration. The compressible foam will withstand long and high speed print runs.

This cushion tape is manufactured for 20 mil applications. It is constructed with engineered acrylic adhesives. The adhesive on the linered (plate) side of the tape is designed for mounting of photopolymer plates. The adhesive on the non-linered (sleeve) side is designed for mounting to flexographic printing urethane sleeves, providing easy application at mounting and clean removal when demounting.

On Easy with Reduced Air Entrapment
3M air release liners have a crosshatched pattern, unlike other mounting tapes that use a pebbled or flat release liner. The embossed crosshatched pattern imprints unique micro-channels into the easy mount adhesive that allows entrapped air to escape. Air bubbles disappear from between the tape and plate, and between the tape and sleeve or cylinder for virtually bubble-free mounting. Setup is faster with smoother surfaces for cleaner print quality and higher productivity. The adhesive maintains tight contact with reduced edge lifting.

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