PlateRite 8600N-Z/S/E



Thermal Plate Recorder

The versatility and performance you need for your pressroom

The PlateRite 8600N-Z/S/E are standard thermal CtP recorders that output B1-size plates.
The PlateRite 8600N-Z and PlateRite 8600N-S feature a 64-channel light source that makes it possible to output a blistering 23 B1-size plates per hour* on the high-speed rotating drum. The PlateRite 8600N-E features a 32-channel light source; the PlateRite 8600N-E can output up to 14 B1-size plates per hour*.
*1,030 x 800 mm(40.5 x 31.4″) plates at 2,400dpi

PlateRite 8600N-Z/S/E Specifications

PlateRite 8600N-Z PlateRite 8600N-S PlateRite 8600N-E
Recording system External drum
Light source 64-channel laser diodes 32-channel laser diodes
Plate size Maximum: 1,160 x 940 mm (45.6″ x 37″); Minimum: 304 x 370 mm (12.0″ x 14.6″)
Exposure size Maximum: 1,160 x 924 mm (45.6″ x 36.3″)*1
Media Thermal plates
Media thickness 0.15 to 0.3 mm (5.9 to 11.8 mil)[0.4 mm (15.7 mil) available as an option]
Resolutions 1,200*2/2,000*2/2,400/2,438/2,540/4,000 dpi 1,200*2/2,400/2,438/2,540 dpi


Repeatability ± 5 microns*3
Productivity*4 23 plates/hr at 2,400 dpi
(1,030 x 800 mm/40.5″ x 31.4″ plates)
14 plates/hr at 2,400 dpi
(1,030 x 800 mm/40.5″ x 31.4″ plates)
Interface F-PIF
Plate transport Semi-automatic loading (standard), Fully-automatic loading (optional), Plate transport system (optional)
Punch systems Screen, Heidel, Heidelbach W, Protocol, Komori, and others
(W x D x H)
Main unit: 2,446 x 1,295 x 1,390 mm (96.3″ x 51″ x 54.8″);
Blower unit: 693 x 675 x 550 mm (27.3″ x 26.6″ x 21.7″)
Weight Main unit: 1,150 kg (2,530 lb);
Blower unit: 85 kg (187 lb)
Power requirements Main unit: Single phase 200 V to 240 V, 32A, 4 kW (Approved UL, CSA, Declared CE)
(SA-L, MA-L, AT-T, AT-M, and blower unit are supplied by main unit.)
Environment Recommended: 21 to 25°C (69.8 to 77°F);
Required: 18 to 26°C (64.4 to 78.8°F); Relative humidity: 40 to 70% (no condensation)
Options SA-L8800N, MA-L8800N, feed tray, plate transport system (built-in bridge, AT-T8001R, AT-M8001), various printing press punches,
support for 0.4 mm thickness, optional registration punch (600)*5, signal tower unit.