Caplicator as a Dispenser

The Caplicator can also be used as a simple film dispenser for measuring and cutting large sheets. Simply load the roll of film into the Caplicator, mark a position on the core supplied and then the film can be wound directly onto the core and cut using a safety knife. The length of film can easily be measured by counting off the number of windings required from the table below. This table lists the film lengths achieved from both the black and white core used. Not only does this method reduce the potential for kinking the film, it also cuts down on dust contamination as the film surface does not come into contact with the table top.

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MacDermid Autotype Capillex CP for CD printing

The Capillex Mounting Board is simple tool to make applying small (CD size) sheets of Capillex CP or Capillex 18 very quick and easy. This pre-formed Perspex board has printed alignment marks for accurate film placement and the curved edge helps maintain even pressure when applying the film to the mesh.

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Guide to Second Surface Graphics Printing

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This month we have produced the seventh guide in our series for Membrane Touch Switch printing. The aim is to help you select the right stencil-making products for screen printing second surface graphics. Download your copy here.

If you’ve missed one in this series so far, then simply click on the links below –

Printing better windows with Windotex
Fototex texturing lacquers printing guidelines
Processing tips for Print and Peel
Choose the right products for 1st Surface Printing
A guide to printing UV Curable Screen Inks for the Graphics Layer
A guide to printing with Solvent Based Inks for the Graphics Layer

 

Knowledge at your fingertips

Did you know we have over forty other ‘How to Guides’ on our website with useful tips and advice? We are here to support you every step of the way and if you can’t find an answer online then do not hesitate to contact one of our technologists.

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MacDermid Autotype Capillex for High Quality Screen Printing

The Caplicator from MacDermid Autotype is a an excellent tool for applying Capillex to the mesh.

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Avoid downtime on the press – the latest guide

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Do you ever overlook mesh preparation? It’s one of the easiest, quickest and cheapest steps to improve your screen life. 

The newly produced guide to Mesh Preparation provides easy steps to get the best print life possible from your stencil through maximised adhesion to the mesh.

Download a copy today. 

Knowledge at your fingertips

Did you know we have over forty other ‘How to Guides’ on our website with useful tips and advice? We are here to support you every step of the way and if you can’t find an answer online then do not hesitate to contact one of our technologists.

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MacDermid Autotype Caplicator Used as a Film Dispenser for Capillex

The Capillex Caplicator can be used as a simple tool to dispenser lengths of Capillex film without the need to roll out the film onto a flat, clean surface. This minimises possible dust contamination, reduces the chances of the film being kinked and takes up very little space.

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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.

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