Thunderbolt Solutions offers a full range of top quality consumable products for the printing industry. We supply only the most prestigious, highly recognisable brands and are proud to associate ourselves with our international suppliers.

Pressroom Printing Chemicals


DruckChemie is a world leading supplier of Fogra approved specialty pressroom chemicals and washes for heatset, coldset and sheetfed applications. The portfolio of products include fountain solutions, washing agents, plate cleaners, rejuvenators, spray powders, silicones and other print related auxilliaries.

Printing Blankets

Vulcan from Trelleborg

Trelleborg, based in Italy, has more than 50 years experience and is currently the market leader with it’s Vulcan range of blankets.

The Vulcan brand is represented across the board for heatset, coldset, commercial sheetfed, packaging, metal decorating and many other specialty printing applications around the world. Thunderbolt proudly represents the Vulcan brand in Southern Africa and has the perfect blanket for your application.

Water Based & UV Coatings

Weilburger Graphics

Supplying only the highest standard UV Varnishes and environmentally-friendly, food safe, water-based coatings, Weilburger will have exactly the right type of coating you are looking for.

Imported from Gerhardshofen, Germany, Weilburger supply a broad spectrum of UV Varnishes & Water Based coatings ranging from standard Matt and Gloss coatings to the most technically-advanced, food safety, packaging and brand awareness soft touch, texture finish and scratch and sniff coatings.

Rubber Rollers


Böttcher is the world’s leading roller supplier. Our rollers are to be found as original equipment on more new sheetfed, newspaper and heatset press installations than any other brand. Through its roller recovering service, customers can ensure that they continue to use only the highest standards of rollers on their valuable equipment.

Böttcher has developed specialised inking and dampening roller compounds for all types of modern inks. For UV inks and dual purpose printing Böttcher offers specifically formulated rubber compounds, which are OEM standard on most new printing presses due to their excellent all-round performance and long service life. Within the range of dampening roller compounds, Böttcher offers both solutions for standard printing with alcohol and for alcohol-reduced and alcohol-free printing. Beyond that, special dampening rollers for UV applications are also part of the Böttcher portfolio. Böttcher also developed a roller compound specifically for use with vegetable inks.

Ink Pump Systems


Offering industrial Solutions for your ink supply, Betz manufactures pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating ink pumps to save you both time and money! We will custom tailor your ink pump system to suit your individual needs. Components are developed and produced for applications areas such as filling, conveying, dosing, applying and emptying – hassle free! A Betz ink pumping system can save you time and money and dramatically reduce wastage levels.