KODAK SONORA NEWS Process Free Plates using Kodak’s press ready technology make process free plate making a reality for newspapers.
Fast imaging speeds, compatibility with highly-automated CTP devices, and faster time to press by skipping the processing or clean-out step, are all features that make SONORA NEWS Plates ideal for a fast-paced newspaper operation.
The cost savings make switching to SONORA NEWS Process Free Plates an easy business decision. Eliminating the processing step lets newspapers save on chemistry, water, processor maintenance and chemistry disposal, as well as reducing the significant cost of processing variability.
With SONORA NEWS Plates, newspapers can realize all the benefits of thermal imaging, including unparalleled stability, repeatability and outstanding print quality.
SONORA NEWS Plates can help newspapers be more sustainable. Even "chemistry free" plates have a gumming or clean-out step and use processing equipment, but SONORA NEWS Plates eliminate all the chemistry, water, and waste associated with processing. Once imaged, the plates are ready to be put on press.