CDI Crystal 5080

The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 lays the groundwork for full integration and automation of plate imaging and UV exposure.

CDI Crystal 5080
A better way to produce flexo plates

The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 is the basis for an impressive reduction of complexity in the plate room.

The new imager works with Crystal Technology, and is designed to connect seamlessly with the XPS Crystal digital UV exposure device.

Combining high resolution fiber laser imaging from the CDI Crystal with the patented back and front UV LED exposure from the XPS Crystal is producing digital flexo plates with unique reproducibility and quality.

The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 produces the perfect plate for all the flexo print applications that require high print output and stability on press.

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CDI Crystal 5080

Automation with CDI Crystal 5080 XPS

Removing complexity through automation

Combining the CDI Crystal 5080 with the new XPS Crystal 5080, flexo platemaking has finally consolidated into a far more efficient workflow. The CDI Crystal 5080 XPS offers distinct benefits:

  • Reduce manual steps by 50%
  • Reduce errors by 50% – less plate waste
  • Reduce operator time with 73%

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What customers say

Less than two years after the launch, almost 100 XPS Crystal users report success worldwide.
The technology has won the prestigious FTA, InterTech and Red Dot Awards.

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Our users share their story of how the XPS Crystal improved their flexo plate operation business.


Leading Chinese flexo platemaker Amjet Shanghai invests in the first CDI Crystal 5080 XPS installation in Greater China.

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