Dantex is Europe's largest distributor of letterpress and flexo plates. We are a specialist supplier of water-wash photopolymer plates and processing equipment, and have been serving the needs of the packaging industry for nearly 50 years.
PicoColour® UV inkjet digital press (CMYK+W) is a versatile, small footprint label printing system offering superb printed results at a competitive price. It offers a printing width of 210mm and runs up to 35m per minute on substrate thicknesses of 30 microns to 320 microns. It is a high quality, highly productive printing system; job setup requires minimal time, giving ultra-fast turnaround. PicoColour is built to last and simple to operate and maintain. It is designed and manufactured by Dantex in the UK, with an emphasis on operational precision and long-term use.
We offer environmentally friendly, solvent-free solutions for a variety of flexographic applications. Our water-wash photopolymer plates give consistent results, finer resolution, deep reverses and excellent ink transfer. Our plates are quick and clean to produce and are compatible with water, UV and solvent-based inks. They are available in digital and analogue formats.
Our flexographic photopolymer plates include:
Dantex analogue letterpress printing plates and Dantex digital letterpress printing plates can be used for all letterpress, semi-rotary and dry offset applications. Available plate types include:
Dantex is a specialist manufacturer of water-wash plate processing equipment. Our Aquaflex range is designed for use with Torelief and Aquaflex plates and uses only water-wash technology and waste water filtration. Dedicated photopolymer plate exposure and fully automated inline plate processing systems are available, as well as combination units.
Our Aquaflex water-wash plate processing equipment ensures that our plates provide the fastest wash times in the world, superior ink transfer, long life on press and excellent quality results. Models include:
Esko digital flexo and letterpress plate imaging systems (Spark CTP) with fully integrated Esko workflow can make your production faster and more effective. We offer:
Esko – Flexo CTP
Esko software: software for the design, production, communication and management phases of the complete packaging and printing supply chain.
Proofing: our proofing solutions range from soft proofing technology to screened contract proofs that employ the latest inkjet technology.
Quality control tools: Our solutions allow you to maintain a consistent level of quality and performance, and identify plate and print issues before they affect production.
Wide format inkjet: Epson Stylus inkjet wide format printers are perfect for proofing and inkjet film production; we supply a range of sizes to suit the label and packaging markets.
Anilox rolls, plate mounting tapes and quality control tools.
Dantex manufactures a range of sleeves: