BIRKAN Dot-Master

High end quality for a variety of offset applications

BIRKAN Dot-Master is a genuine all-round blanket: it excels in sheetfed and carton printing as well as in metal decorating with first-class printing results. A special micro ground surface compound gives outstanding print quality with precise dot reproduction and mimimum dot gain across a variety of papers, boards, metals and printing pressures.

A special micro ground surface compound ensures precise dot reproduction with minimal dot gain on a wide variety of substrates. Due to exceptional ink transfer properties, optimum print densities and excellent solids can be achieved.

The micro sphere compressible layer gives excellent smash resistance, thus ensuring an increased durability of the blanket‘s life. Outstanding edge cut resistance enables the use with a variety of sheet sizes without the need for a blanket change.

The smooth microground surface is easy to clean and resists staining. Its special finish provides excellent sheet release, including on high speed presses.

Blanket BIRKAN Dot-Master

At a glance

Application Range:
Sheetfed • packaging printing (cardboard) • metal printing
Compatibility with:
Conventional inks • hybrid applications conventional/UV (to a limited extent) • broad variety of papers and boards
Main features:
Precise dot reproduction • exceptional ink transfer • excellent solids • outstanding edge cut resistance • excellent smash resistance • perfect sheet release • high durability
Notice for packaging printers
ISEGA certified blanket
Technical Data:
Ref. No. 010800
Thickness 1.96 mm
Colour emerald green
Construction 3-ply, compressible
Surface micro-ground, 0.7 µm (Ra)
Total Hardness 75° Shore A
Micro Hardness 64° Shore A
Compressibility 0.17 mm @ 1060 kPa
0.26 mm @ 2060 kPa
Elongation <0.7% @ 10 N/mm
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Printing blankets, underpacking material, measurement instruments and press room accessories: Download here the brochure in English language (1,0 MB).

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