Consumables for prepress

Saphira products enable you to deliver reliable results while also benefiting from cost-effective production:

  • Plates & related chemistry: we offers both metal and polyester Saphira plates that will work with thermal or visible light imaging heads.
  • Films & related chemistry: With Saphira, Heidelberg offers a family of rapid access films and chemistry that has been certified for a wide range of imagesetters - including all Heidelberg machines, of course.
  • Proofing: The Saphira portfolio counts a comprehensive range of consumables for contract proofing.
  • Flexo: With our Saphira offering, benefit from a wide choice of digital and analog engraving consumables, as well as other flexo supplies.

Consumables for presses

For offset presses:

  • We supply inks for both conventional and UV applications as well as special colors. These range from CMYK process sets to customized color matches.
  • In addition to their protective function, the wide range of Saphira coatings gives products additional refinement and a more aesthetic appeal. You are sure to find the right product for optimal and consistent varnish transfer.
  • Saphira blankets ensure precise pressure transmission and trouble-free ink transfer. We offer a very wide range of top-quality blankets for all requirements.
  • Because only factory-approved rubber compounds are used to produce Saphira rollers, Saphira ink and dampening rollers deliver high quality printed results over a long lifespan.
  • Saphira pressroom chemicals help achieve high quality printing results. They include washes, fountain solutions, alcohol substitutes, and other press chemicals.
  • You should also aim for perfection when selecting ink duct foils, wash-up cloths and spray powders.

Consumables for postpress

  • Cutting supplies: Our cutting knives are precision-made in Germany, - they stay sharper for longer.
  • Folding supplies: We offer all kinds of folding supplies, including banderoles, dispersion glues, and our Saphira Special Cleaner developed to clean folding rollers thoroughly and revitalize them in one go.
  • Binding supplies: For binding purposes, our Saphira portfolio includes not only binding glues, but also stitching wires and sealing threads.
  • Folding carton gluing supplies: For folding carton gluers, we offer dispersion glues especially developed to enable your equipment to run at speeds of up to 650 m/min.

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