bfs Product Code: CHUVFFW
A fast evaporating blanket and roller wash formulated free from aromatic hydrocarbons for highly effective cleaning of flexo UV inks and varnishes. Safe for use on EPDM roller compounds and photopolymer printing plates. May also be used for sheetfed offset cleaning of UV inks and varnishes.
- Excellent UV ink solvency
- Water miscible to enable cleaning gums, paper lint and water soluble deposits in one step
- Flashpoint = 32C
- Quick evaporating for quicker restarts
- Suitable for EPDM rubber qualities
- Suitable for use on most photopolymer flexo printing plates. Always test suitability due to the variations in plate sensitivity from one to another
- VOC ~920grams/litre (100%)
Method of Use
For automatic settings consult manufacturers guidelines and set the washing device to optimize the cleaning cycle. For manual use it can be pre-diluted with water at any given ratio depending on customers’ preferences. A higher ratio of solvent which naturally improve cleaning power and vice versa. Apply to a lint free cloth or sponge and wipe over the affected area. Finish by wiping with water using a separate cloth and allow to dry before restarting. Suitable for most flexographic printing presses old and new.
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
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.