Press Wash


Press Wash


 

Policrom carries a full line of Press Washes formulated with very high standards of quality. 

 

Policrom MRC Fast Dry

Product Need and Usage:

Continuous dampening systems depend on the smooth surface of the metering roller to ensure uniform dampening of the plate and to prevent streaking in the solids and screens. Policrom MRC Fast Dry is ideal for cleaning all rollers in the dampening system, leaving them clean and free of any ink or resin build-up that can promote ink feedback into the dampening system..

 

Policrom MRC Fast Dry is a fast-drying metering roller cleaner with extra cleaning strength. It is recommended for the printer that requires quick metering roller cleaning and fast restarts.

 

Features

  • Very fast-drying.
  • Leaves no residue.
  • Compatible with dampening roller compounds.

 

 

Technical Specifications
Flash Point (° F TCC) 10
VOC (lb/gal method 24) 5.40
Specific Gravity 0.77
Water-Miscible Yes
Color Clear
Odor/Fragrance Strong / Sweet

 

Policrom MRC (Standard)

Product Need and Usage:

Policrom MRC is the product of choice for a metering roller cleaner for sheetfed or web dampening systems. The fast-drying formula leaves no ink-loving residue and promotes the smooth transfer of fountain solution. For extra fast cleaning on quick turnaround small press operations, Policrom MRC is the product of choice. It is compatible with press elastomers and equipment and also has an advantage of reduced VOC.

 

Policrom MRC is a blend of solvents designed to quickly remove ink piling and ink feed-back on dampening system rollers. It is multi-purpose to serve as an extrafast- drying roller and blanket wash for smaller presses and a type wash for metal type.

 

Features

  • Fast-drying metering roller cleaner.
  • Very fast-drying – for fast manual and automatic
    cleaning of rollers and blankets.
  • Fast-acting formula dissolves ink and other
    contaminates.
  • Contains no surfactants and leaves no oily
    residue.
  • Contains no aromatic hydrocarbons.
  • Excellent for cleaning metal type.

 

 

Technical Specifications
Drying Speed Fast
Water-Miscible No
Flash Point (° F TCC) 10
VOC (lb/gal method 24) 5.25
Vapor Pressure (mm HG) 8.2
Odor/Fragrance Medium / Mint

 

Policrom SPF Wash

Fast Dry Small Press Wash

 

Product Need and Usage:

Policrom SPF Wash is formulated to meet the particular needs of the quick printer. Where fast cleaning and drying is required, coupled with a pleasant odor and safety, Policrom SPF Wash is the premium choice.

 

Policrom SPF Wash​ is formulated for use on small presses. It is fast- drying with a pleasant, minty fragrance, which is especially good in odor sensitive conditions. It is ideal for hand use or automatic wash-up attachments.

 

Features

  • Very fast drying - speeds up wash time.
  • Quick, multi-action formula.
  • Gets rollers and blankets deep-down clean.
  • Leaves no oily residue.
  • Non-photochemically reactive.
  • Will not damage rollers.
  • Pleasant, minty fragrance.

 

 

Technical Specifications
Drying Speed Fast
Water-Miscible No
Flash Point (° F TCC) 78
VOC (lb/gal method 24) 6.40
Vapor Pressure (mm HG) 5
Odor/Fragrance Mild / Mint

 

Policrom UV EPDM Wash

Product Need and Usage:

Many presses that are configured to run UV or EB cure inks are equipped with EPDM rubber compounds that are chemically-resistant to the chemistry in the inks, but are adversely affected by conventional hydrocarbonbased blanket and roller washes. These rollers require special solvents in order to effectively clean the ink, but not damage the rollers. Policrom UV EPDM Wash has the added benefit of being compatible with conventional non-UV rollers as well. This is beneficial for shops that may be running UV on both kinds of rollers.

 

Policrom UV EPDM Wash is a special blend of solvents designed to work on ultraviolet, electron beam and hybrid cure inks. It contains no aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbons and is non- damaging to EPDM rollers. It is also compatible with hybrid composite, and buna-nitrile roller compounds.

 

Features

  • Non-damaging to EPDM rubber.
  • Controlled drying for effective cleaning.
  • Combustible flash point.

 

 

Technical Specifications
Drying Speed Medium
Water-Miscible Yes
Flash Point (° F TCC) 110
VOC (lb/gal method 24) 7.30
Vapor Pressure (mm HG) 9
Odor/Fragrance Strong / Citrus

 

Policrom Water Miscible Wash

(All Purpose)

 

Product Need and Usage:

In a blanket and roller wash, the printer is looking for a wash that will remove ink, paper, coatings and other contaminants quickly and easily. They want a product that is friendly and economical to use, is compatible with press elastomers and equipment, and compliant with environmental regulations.

 

Policrom Water Miscible Wash was formulated to be the primary all-purpose, water-miscible blanket and roller wash product for the majority of sheetfed and web-cleaning applications. It is efficient in both economics and performance and is friendly to use.
The water-miscible characteristics actually improve ink- cutting power and rinsability, aiding in the elimination of harmful residues which can build up, causing stripping and blinding.

 

Features

  • Economical.
  • Non-damaging to rollers or blankets.
  • Efficient cleaning power.
  • Water-miscible – special ink-cutting, rinsable formula.

 

 

Technical Specifications
Drying Speed Medium
Water-Miscible Yes
Flash Point (° F TCC) 105
VOC (lb/gal method 24) 6.50
Vapor Pressure (mm HG) 2.79
Odor/Fragrance Medium / Vanilla