Hydrolith BS-LA

Fountain Solution Concentrate for Sheetfed Presses

Product Usage

Fountain Solution Concentrate - alcohol reducing - for Sheetfed Offset Presses

Features and Benefits

  • Special alcohol reduction additives:
    allow to reduce the IPA down to 3 - 6%
  • Very effective Calcium Blocker prevents calcium deposits on ink rollers:
    no glazing and ink stripping
  • Contains NBA additive that prevents ink bleeding and feed back into the dampening system:
    clean background
  • Water reduction is possible:
    faster drying and higher density of the ink
  • Very stable ink and water balance:
    safe printing process
  • Fast start up of the plate:
    minimizes waste
  • Reduces piling on blankets:
    less wash down time


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-LA
For water hardness from 7-14° dH / 125-250 ppm
Hydrolith BS-LA-H
For water hardness above 14° dH / 250 ppm
Hydrolith BS-LA-S
For water hardness below 7°dH/125ppm

Technical Specifications

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

Storage and Shelf Life

Storage: not under 6°C, not above 30°C
Shelf Life: 12 months
Keep container tightly closed
Keep away from direct sun light

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