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Tension

Posted on Fri, 28 Jan 2005 at 4:50



How much tension does a screen usually loses
after being reclaimed ?
Any big problem in using reclaimed screens ?
Thank you
Pierre

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Anonymous says: It depends on how many impressions you made with the screen and how much printing pressure you were using. After 2or3 prints/reclaim/re-tension you should see very little tension loss and not have to ...

It depends on how many impressions you made with the screen and how much printing pressure you were using. After 2or3 prints/reclaim/re-tension you should see very little tension loss and not have to re-tension again. The reclaim process alone won't cause tension loss.

posted on: Fri, 01/28/2005 - 6:31am
Anonymous says: Depends more on what thread/mesh count you have, how much tension you brought it up to in the beginnng. Example: We use 380/31 68x80 and take them up to 30 newtons. Same size screen on a 330/34 is going ...

Depends more on what thread/mesh count you have, how much tension you brought it up to in the beginnng. Example: We use 380/31 68x80 and take them up to 30 newtons. Same size screen on a 330/34 is going up to 33 or 34 newtons. On the 380/31 we can loose three/four newtons after the first print run, and reclaim. We would loose another couple on the second, and stabilize aroung 22 or 23 newtons. On the 330/34 we would most likely loose about eight overall and stabailize around 24 newtons. We use stretch and glue frames, not retensionables. We stretch using the rapid tensioning method.

posted on: Fri, 01/28/2005 - 6:17pm

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