presensitized plate

presensitized plate

[prē′sen·sə‚tīzd ′plāt]
(graphic arts)
In a photomechanical process, a metal or paper plate that has been precoated with a light-sensitive substance.
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In addition to the new film finishing plant, new graphic arts film facility and new central distribution center, Fujifilm Greenwood's 300 acre manufacturing complex site includes a presensitized plate factory which serves the graphic arts industry, one of the world's largest VHS-format videotape factories, a QuickSnap one-time use recyclable camera production facility, and a color photographic paper plant which will begin shipping products in the first quarter of 1996.
An operations executive from a sizable chain privately remarked that platesetters need to--and most probably cannot--be able to burn presensitized plates that are less expensive than the DuPont or similar plates (many better known in the commercial printing market) used with several exhibitors' systems.
The 1,500 Associates employed at the 500-acre complex currently manufacture 35mm color film and photographic paper, QuickSnap one-time-use recyclable cameras, DLTtape(TM) IV computer data storage media, VHS-format videotape for the consumer and duplication markets, and presensitized plates and film for the graphic arts market.
Presensitized plates that can be processed with water alone are available.
The 1,300 Associates employed at the 500-acre complex currently manufacture 35mm color film and photographic paper, QuickSnap one-time-use recyclable cameras, DLTtape(TM) IV computer data storage media, VHS-format videotape for the consumer and duplication markets, and presensitized plates and film for the graphic arts market.
An early user, the Plano (Texas) Star Courier, had run much color using additive diazo presensitized plates.
The 1,200 Associates employed at the 500-acre complex currently manufacture 35mm color film and photographic paper, QuickSnap one-time use recyclable cameras, VHS-format videotape for the consumer and duplication markets, and presensitized plates and film for the graphic arts market.
Fujifilm's first factory in Greenwood, for the production of presensitized plates for the graphic arts industry, opened in 1989.
In addition to the Distribution Center, Fujifilm currently has manufacturing plants for the production of presensitized plates for offset printing, videotape for the consumer and duplication markets, QuickSnap one-time use recyclable cameras, color photographic paper, and 35mm film finishing and packaging.