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How to Abrade Screen Printing Screens

Effective mesh preparation is critical for maximising the print life of any screen printing stencil. Abrading the mesh is a crucial step for all screen films such as Capillex or Five Star. Advertisements

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How to Process Five Star Indirect Film

Five Star indirect film is still the quickest way to make a high quality stencil for screen printing. Five Star is used for many short run high quality screen printing applications such as PCB prototyping, nameplates and short run graphics.

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How to Make Ultra Thick Screen Printing Stencils with PLUS 9000

Coating Ultra Thick stencils for screen printing 3D or high build inks onto textiles is made easier and quicker using PLUS 9000. This step by step guide shows how to make a high build stencil.

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How to Use the Capillex Caplicator

The Capillex Caplicator is a simple, but ingenious tool that makes applying Capillex capillary film to the mesh very simple. This film cassette holds pre-cut lengths of film in a light safe, dust safe environment ready for application. The anti … Continue reading

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How to Use a Coating Machine to Apply Capillex

This video shows a simple way that a conventional coating machine can be used to help apply Capillex capillary film without any form of modification. Capillex film is used in conjunction with the Capillex Caplicator and Capillex Laminating Fluid to … Continue reading

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How to Multilaminate Capillex Film

Ultra thick screen printing stencils can be made very quickly by multilaminating several sheets of Capillex capillary film together. 160 or 240 micron thick stencils can be made in just a few minutes by following this simple technique. Ideal for … Continue reading

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How to degrease screen printing screens with Universal Mesh Prep

Effective mesh preparation is critical for maximising the print life of any screen printing stencil. Degreasing the mesh is a crucial step for all screen stencils such as PLUS emulsions, Capillex capillary films or Five Star indirect film.

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