Hydrolith BS

Fountain Solution Concentrate for Sheetfed Presses

Product Usage

Universal Fountain Solution Concentrate for Sheetfed Offset Presses

Features and Benefits

  • Universal use for broad application spectrum:
    big to small sized presses, for all dampening systems
  • Very stable ink and water balance:
    safe working
  • Fast start up of the plate:
    minimizes waste
  • Effective Calcium Blocker prevents calcium deposits on ink rollers:
    no rollers glazing and ink stripping
  • Addition of Isopropylalkohol (IPA) can be reduced down to ca. 6-9%
  • Effective biocides prevent bacteria and fungus growth


10/20 liter cans, 200 liter drums


Add 2 - 3% depending on the water hardness for to reach a pH level of 4,8 - 5,3

Hydrolith BS
For water hardness from 7°dH/125 ppm 15° dH / 270 ppm

Hydrolith BS-H
For water hardness above 15° dH / 270 ppm

Hydrolith BS-S
For water hardness below 7°dH/125 ppm

Technical Specifications

  • form: liquid
  • Density: 1,090 g/cm3
  • Color: transparant -slightly yellowish/brown
  • Odour: mild - characterisitc
  • Water miscible: yes
  • pH value: 4,5
  • labelling: Xi Irritating

Storage and Shelf Life

Storage: not under 6°C, not above 40°C
Shelf Life: 12 months
Keep container tightly closed
Keep away from direct sun light

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