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ICON GP Standard Plate Cleaner

Designed to quickly clean and desensitize the plate, enabling quicker restarts with improved image quality.


bfs Product Code: CHSPL

A must have plate cleaner, designed to quickly clean and desensitize the plate, enabling quicker restarts with improved image quality.


  • A powerful and effective acidic plate cleaner
  • Free from abrasives
  • Will also remove stubborn oxidation found from stored plates
  • Keeps the plate ink receptive
  • Non flammable formulation (Flashpoint >61°C)
  • VOC ~450grams/litre (48%)
  • Recommended for the majority of baked positive plates. Not recommended for unbaked plates but can be suitable for most CTP (always test initially)
  • Supplied in 1litre bottles with squirty lid for easy application

Method of Use

Always test suitability of plate cleaning materials on a small discrete area of the plate to be used and repeat for any new plate types as sensitivity of plates often vary.

Shake well before use and squeeze onto a damp sponge before wiping across the plate area to be cleaned wiping away any ink residues.

Finish by washing plate cleaner off with water and allowing the plate to dry.

Suitable for most modern day machines including manufacturers such as Heidelberg, KBA, Man Roland, Ryobi, Komori and Mitsubishi presses.

Storage and Shelf Life

Store solvents safely within the printing environment to allow them to acclimatize to pressroom conditions – working temperatures will affect evaporation speed of solvents and hence can influence their effectiveness. Consult own company risk assessment and fire risk assessment for guidance on suitable storage containers depending on properties of the chemical.

If left unopened and kept in the correct conditions this product has a recommended shelf life of 12 months.

Health and Safety

This product is categorized with the following hazardous associations:

GHS07: Exclamation Mark

GHS08: Health hazard

GHS09: Environmental

Always wear suitable safety equipment when handling pressroom chemicals. Will not give rise to significant hazard provided good standards of industrial practice are maintained. Consult MSDS for further information.

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