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Printing Blanket Application Guide.

Blanket Material / Description

LID

CUP

PAILS

SPEEDS

SPECIAL NOTES

BUTYL-3HH
3 ply Black high heat/speed butyl  material

.067" / 1.7mm
Hardness ± 78°

NO

YES

NO

HIGH

- Excellent high speed blanket.
- Can be left on press for multiple low volume prints.
- May leave black mark on flame treated PP.

BUTYL-4
4 ply Black standard butyl material
.077" / 1.9mm
Hardness ± 78°

NO

YES

NO

MEDIUM

- Standard style print blanket.

ORANGE UV-3
3 ply Orange material with a buffed surface

.067" / 1.7mm   
Hardness ± 78°

YES

YES*

NO

ANY

- Buffed surface for excellent print reproduction on lids.
- * Suitable as strippable blanket for embossed printing on foamed PS cups

PLASTOPRINT
White Polyurethane face material with a foam backing
Hardness ± 63°
PLAST055 - .055" / 1.4mm
PLAST075 - .077" / 1.9mm
PLAST125 - .125" / 3.2mm
PLAST140 - .140" / 3.5mm
PLAST153 - .153" / 3.9mm   

YES

YES

YES

MEDIUM*

- Highly recommended for pail printing.
- Excellent product for irregular surfaces especially thermoformed.
- * Can be used on high speed when a cloth type adhesive is used.

ULTRA-3
3 ply Blue conventional material with a cast surface
.067" / 1.7mm   
Hardness ± 77°

YES

NO*

NO

ANY

- Value priced lid printing blanket.
- * Can be used for low-medium speed cup printing.

C-Blue3
3 ply Blue compressible blanket for lid printing as well as underlay
.067" / 1.7mm   
Hardness ± 77°

YES

NO*

NO

ANY

- Value priced compressible blanket.
- * Can be used as an underlay to prolong the life of the face blanket.


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