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PROCESS FOR PREPARING PHOTOCtJRABLE WATERLESS LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING MASTERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022821D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

It has recently been discovered that if the non~imaged areas of the printing master are formed of an abhesive ink reV- leasing silicone elastomer, ink will not adhere to said elastomer so that a fountain solution or dampening solution is no longer required. One difficulty encountered with these new silicone masters, however, is that it is