Product Departments: Graphic Arts

Magnesium

Luxfer Graphic Arts has produced the industry standard in photoengraving plates for nearly four decades. The quality starts in Madison, Illinois with photoengraving grade magnesium alloy cast into 3,500 pound (1,600 kilogram) high purity slabs. Each slab is processed using a series of large rolling mills and then thermally flattened for dimensional stability. The magnesium …

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Brass

BRASS ENGRAVING PLATES Luxfer Graphic Arts Precision Brass plates produce sophisticated three-dimensional dies for sculptured embossing and combination embossing/foil-stamping dies. Brass is popular worldwide for CNC engraving. Luxfer also offers brass with photoresist coating for chemical etching. Luxfer Graphic Arts Precision Brass is a special alloy produced specifically for machine and hand engraving. Hot-rolled, milled …

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Zinc

With excellent oxidation resistance, zinc is commonly used for cost-effective production of plaques, awards, signage, nameplates, foil stamping, intaglio and letterpress. Luxfer Graphic Arts Premium Triplemetal® Zinc starts with the highest-grade zinc spelter and combines precision traces of aluminum and magnesium to produce a smoother etch. Thermal flattening and annealing ensure a uniform, flat character …

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Chemicals

CHEMICAL SUNDRIES Luxfer Graphic Arts also offers products to help engravers produce quality results. Plate protectors help promote true-image lines and a smooth etch, while specially formulated top removers strip off any remaining photoresist coating after etching. Among our products are Express Guard® plate protector/wetting agent, Hydro-Coat® top remover and Hydro-Solve® coating remover. DEVELOPER CHEMICALS …

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Copper

Luxfer Graphic Arts Premium Copper brand has set the industry standard in copper engraving technology for nearly two centuries, offering high-end engravers the premium-grade copper necessary for the most sophisticated requirements. Cross-rolled and thermally flattened, our uniformly stress-relieved copper yields a harder, flatter engraving plate. Gauge and finish tolerances are strictly monitored to provide the …

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Equipment

Mega Etch™ 120, 45 and 60 magnesium etching machines are specifically designed and built to ensure the stability and performance of a traditional etching machine. We also offer many modern innovations, including start-up timers and a touch-screen control panel for initial set up. The bath, outer casing and framework are all constructed of stainless steel, …

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