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  1. #1
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    DI new VIM plates

    Hi, has anybody had registration problems with the new Hedielberg "VIM" plates. I have been using them now for approx 2 weeks and have had a couple of registration problems. Comments??
    Quinton - South Africa

  2. #2
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    I suppose the bigest problems are on yellow..... Don't worry. The plates are a little peculliar to mount. U have to tension them very good and carefully. And the yellow is the hardest of all...After a few imagings the registration problem eliminates itself.

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quinton South Africa View Post
    Hi, has anybody had registration problems with the new Hedielberg "VIM" plates. I have been using them now for approx 2 weeks and have had a couple of registration problems. Comments??
    Quinton - South Africa
    I have used vim plates and although ive had no register problems,i have had problems with scratches on plates before ive even put new roll in machine. I didnt find reps very helpul and got better results with pearl dry plates from press tek

  4. #4
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    I have PRESSTEK Di plates for sale for the QMDI ,Kodak ,and Ryobie I have very good pricing. CALL OR EMAIL.....
    Anthony Tatulli, QMDI Prress Services
    www.QMDIPRESS.COM 201-264-1553

  5. #5
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    I use them on my 5034, with no registration problems. I do have scratches on the first couple burns that were not there with Presstek.

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    Whatnoziti Can I contact via email?

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  8. #7
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    I have switched back to Presstek plates. There were scratches on the first couple plates of each roll because it was a little bigger around than Presstek rolls and rubbed on something on it's way around. I didn't mind that too much, the price difference was such that I could eat those plates and still make out. But after a few boxes I have seen a lot of scratches that happen when the cloth is cleaning the plate off. The coating does not seem to be very tough and scratches easy. Between the cost of lost plate material and time to reburn the savings were gone. Also the coating is black, instead of silver like Presstek, making it hard to see image on the plates. I'll go back to them if they fix those issues, but for now i have to switch back.

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