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SPECIAL OFFER on Böttcher fountain solutions for sheet-fed offset printing

Monday, 20 August 2007
By Print 21 Online Article






Optimum fountain solutions for a reliable printing process

Outstanding features of Böttcher fountain solutions for sheet-fed offset printing:

  • low alcohol consumption,
  • high ink density and thus
  • lower ink consumption.


In keeping with Böttcher’s guiding principle of “Balanced Performance,” these fountain solutions have been adapted to meet the requirements of the various materials in the press. The corrosion-inhibited products are approved by press manufacturers.

Fountain solution concentrate for a broad range of applications, particularly CTP, in sheet-fed offset printing. Ideally suited for reduction of alcohol to 6 – 8 % (vol.). In solutions with a concentration of 2 – 3 %, it can be used for water hardnesses of 0 – 8° dH. The pH lies within a range of 4.5 to 4.9 (depending upon water hardness).

A 50% reduction of IPA concentration of 10 – 15 % in dampening water still in common use today to 6 – 8 % makes a major contribution to the reduction of IPA emissions into the air, stronger colours and less consumption of IPA.

The impact on emissions achieved by further reduction of the alcohol concentration to < 5 % is significantly lower.

Check out this month’s Print21 Online specials!

BöttcherFount S-3021 – 20 kg. – Code: 0803038 $198.00* (incl. GST)

*Plus packaging and shipping cost within Australia $14.95 per order, orders over $120.00 are delivered free.

Böttcher manufactures and supplies a full range of press chemistry perfectly adapted to the requirements of users, presses and the environment.

To find out more information or to order some products, contact Mitchell Mulligan on +61 2 9659 2722 or e-mail

Visit Böttcher on the web


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