Category Archives: Screen Printing

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.

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Capillex 80 Multilamination Technique

Capillex 80 from MacDermid Autotype can easily be multi-laminated to produce ultra thick stencils for screen printing.

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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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Universal Mesh Prep: An Easy Method for Preparing Screen Printing Mesh

Using Autotype Universal Mesh Prep is the best way to prepare a screen ready for stencil making for screen printing.

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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 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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