PLUS 7000 screen printing emulsion. This very high quality, medium/high solids emulsion is resistant to both water and solvent based inks so it can be used for a wide range of screen printing applications.

Features & Benefits

  • Very high print quality, 34% solids. Deep blue/green color provides excellent contrast without compromising see-through.
  • The diazo dual-cure photochemistry used provides exceptional resistance to solvent based, water based and UV curable inks.
  • The good water resistance also means that PLUS 7000 can be used in areas of high humidity with no softening.
  • Although universally resistant PLUS 7000 can also be decoated using Autostrip.
  • Easy and forgiving to use, very good print definition, very tough, can be used with virtually any ink and can be decoated after printing.

Applications

  • Resistance to a wide range of water, solvent and co-solvent inks makes PLUS 7000 a suitable direct photostencil for most screen printing applications.
  • PLUS 7000 is particularly recommended for applications where good print durability, print quality and easy removal after printing is required, such as: containers, glass, posters, printed circuit boards, and self-adhesive decals.

Exposure Time (minutes)*

CORRECT EXPOSURE IS ESSENTIAL FOR OPTIMUM STENCIL PERFORMANCE. UNDEREXPOSURE WILL GIVE A WEAK STENCIL AND REDUCE RESISTANCE.

Remove dust from the surface of the stencil and tape positive in position. Place entire screen in a suitable vacuum frame and expose. Use the Autotype Exposure Calculator to determine the optimum exposure for each mesh count used. The following is a rough guide to exposure time:

Lamp Distance 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
2kw metal halide 120 cm                      
3kw metal halide 120 cm                      
5kw metal halide 120 cm                      
125w mercury vapor 50 cm                      
UV fluorescent tubes 10 cm                      
Thorn Graph X 120 cm                      

*Based on 2+2 coating on 43/cm (110/inch) white monofilament polyester mesh.
For more information on exposure, see our How to Guide – Exposing PLUS emulsions

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