Ever advancing print technology demands the highest performance from each part of the printing press in order to achieve the expectations of today’s printer.

The DURAWIPE range of Ink Wash Up Blades, manufactured in England, has been developed to give excellent wash up performance in all conditions, together with strong chemical resistance to today's high technology inks and solvents.

• Styles of manufacture
- Rubber or polyurethane vulcanised onto steel
- 100% rubber, polyurethane or plastic
- Composite product assembled from metal/rubber, plastic or fibre laminate

• Wash-up profile of rubber, plastic or fibre laminate designed to meet
each press requirement.

• Rubber or polyurethane profile is vulcanised directly onto steel using a unique chemical “cross-link". No adhesive used = no bond failure.

• No sharp edges or hole burrs on all styles which prevents damage to the machine and aids safe installation.

• “Stainless” metal parts = no corrosion in use.

• Specially formulated rubber, polyurethane, plastic and fibre laminate  materials which have been developed to ensure maximum performance and wear resistance in all conditions including UV inks and solvents.

• All wash-up profiles have a ground/machined finish to ensure maximum performance on the latest autowash systems as well as standard press requirements.

• All DURAWIPE Ink Wash Up Blades are marked with part and PRS reference for easy verification. Branding with make, model, original part number, “Made in England" etc. is available upon request.

• Packaging, including plastic shrink wrapping, can be customised according to customer requirements.


• Traditionally considered a machine part, the
DURAWIPE Ink Wash Up Blade has now developed into another press consumable item requiring regular replacement by the press operator.

• DURAWIPE Ink Wash Up Blades meet today's greater demands for fast colour change, end of shift wash up and ensure a fast wash up with no damage to the roller.

• For the latest autowash systems, DURAWIPE Ink Wash Up Blades are manufactured with a ground, sharp and straight wiping edge which effects 100% wash up performance every time.

• DURAWIPE Ink Wash Up Blades can be manufactured for sheet-fed offset, web offset, continuous form and label printing machines.

• Common stock sizes represent a large volume of sales but a unique system of CAD drawings gives access to over 1000 specifications on file to suit printing presses both old and new.

• Comprehensive size list with technical specifications including DURAWIPE and original part numbers.

• Many of the DURAWIPE products have been developed in co-operation with the original equipment manufacturer resulting in a thoroughly tried and tested product.

• Long length DURAWIPE Wash Up Blades available with cutter and punch kit – this enables the distributor to complete blade production to meet customers special request. Long length blades permit a reduction in the range of the distributor stockholding requirement and at the same time maximise availability to supply to order.

• Advanced and flexible production facilities mean that special sizes and materials can be made to order in low volume at competitive a price.


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