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Offline Holsinger60

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Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates
« on: February 17, 2021, 03:54:38 PM »
Anyone have any experience with these? Head guy is wanting to discuss switching from our Fuji plates. Personally, we don't have many problems with the Fuji plates we're using and not really interested in opening up a whole new set of issues by switching. Curious as to others who have experience with Kodak Process Free ones though.TYI.

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Re: Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2021, 04:16:29 PM »
We been wanting to switch too, but the Kodak plates have too light of an image for our auto loaders on our KBA presses for them to work. That's the only issue that I know of here. We have tried the first and second gen of the Sonora plates.
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Re: Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2021, 01:45:13 AM »
Miserable experience with the image not staying fixed, and woefully inconsistent screening
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Re: Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2021, 10:20:00 AM »
We used them without problems for 5 years. They will fade if left exposed to light for too long. Only reason we stopped using them was we got a better deal on Heidelberg plates.
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Re: Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2021, 12:26:15 PM »
Our Fuji processless plates do not tolerate light either.
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