Where to find Solar Plates in Europe?

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Fulvio, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. Fulvio

    Fulvio Member

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    This may be a little off topic... I have used photopolymer gravure plates in the past. I'm not sure but "Solar plates" should be different. I never seen one and I don't know if they are suitable for photography use. However I would like to try one anyway because I think they would be useful also for other things I like to make.

    I'm from Italy and I can't find a source for solar plates in Europe. If you know any online store selling solar plates in Europe please let me know.

    Thank you!
     
  2. Loris Medici

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    Hi Fulvio,

    I think "Solar Plate" is a product made in the USA. There's another product that I know photopolymer artists like and use with success:

    It's Toyobo Printight KM73.

    Even we have a distributor of this product here in Istanbul, Turkey. Therefore, there isn't a reason to think that they don't have a distributor in Italy. Ask them using the "Contact Us" link on the Main Product Page:

    (Main Product Page)
    http://www.toyobo.co.jp/e/seihin/xk/print/index.htm

    (K Series Plate Technical Info)
    http://www.toyobo.co.jp/e/seihin/xk/print/k.htm

    (Process Info)
    http://www.toyobo.co.jp/e/seihin/xk/print/process.htm

    Regards,
    Loris.
     
  3. Fulvio

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    thank you