Washing photopolymer printing plates

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  • Assignees: Hamcam Ltd
  • Publication Date: October 27, 1982
  • Publication Number: GB-2096924-A


Washing apparatus comprises two washing brushes 18, 20 mounted horizontally-opposed within an open- topped box 12, the box being resiliently mounted by means of springs 14 within a washing compartment 10. A plate-like carrier 22 has a shallow recess 24 in one surface to receive and retain a plate P to be washed. The carrier is arranged to be introduced from above to hold the plate between the two brushes, with either one of the brushes engaging the working surface of the plate and the other brush supporting the back of the carrier. Operating means (e.g. comprising a cam and follower arrangement) is arranged to cause looping brushing movements of the box 12 on its mountings. <IMAGE>




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