It has been used in the corrugated industry since 2001, allowing printers to achieve far better print results whilst also minimising costs.
The unique and innovative design reduces the height of the printing plate and recovers quickly when put under pressure, allowing for faster speeds from press. Probak was redesigned in 2014 to integrate our unique diamond emboss, further enhancing the performance of the product.
Only available from Pro Shim, Probak will give you:
Probak has a protective coating which is water and solvent resistant, prolonging the life of the foam and giving optimum results.
The following thicknesses of Probak are available in a smooth finish: 0.5mm / 0.8mm
The following thicknesses of Probak have a fine embossment: 1.1mm / 1.25mm / 1.5mm.
The following thicknesses of Probak have a deeper embossment: 1.7mm / 2.0mm / 2.5mm / 2.6mm / 3.0mm.
Probak laminate is a combination of our adhesive Probak material (see Probak Adhesive Foam page for more information) laminated to a Polyester or PVC film and can be manufactured to your specific requirements and sizes.
Pro Blankets are a combination of our Adhesive Probak laminated to a magnetic sheet with the option of a polyester top coat.
Pro Shim Supplies UK Ltd manufacture bespoke plate carriers (clichés) for all of the major corrugated machine manufacturers including Gopfert, Bobst, Martin, Emba etc.
Pro Shim's Patented Adhesive Liquid Polymer Base Film's is specially designed with a formulated water and solvent resistant adhesive and air channels to eliminate trapping air and speeds up the plate mounting process.
Pro Shim Supplies UK Ltd offer two exclusive designs of double sided tape:
Pro Shim Supplies UK Ltd offer a large selection of edging strips designed to suit all of the printing machines within the corrugated industry, these can be supplied on pre-made plate carriers or individual packs.
Our on-site slitting and rewinding facilities mean that we offer this material in any width up to 1650mm wide. We can dispatch in any specific roll size required.
Pro Shim Supplies UK Ltd offer a large range of consumables for use within the Flexo / Corrugated industry, including Scalpel blades and handles / Eyelets and Eyelet Tools / Tension Bands, Container Straps, Stretchlok Straps.
Unique to Pro Shim Supplies UK Ltd the new quick drying Plate Sealer provides a protective barrier to prevent moisture and solvents from attacking the tape and provides a flexible sealant with no cracking.
This exclusive revolutionary new product is designed to work with our patent approved "slim universal male and extension"
Designed specifically for laminating double-sided tape to Flexo plates, the laminator has a working width of 1400mm (55”) and a moveable table size of 1400mm x 2100mm (55” x 82.6”).