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mesh count for coro?

Posted on Fri, 11 Aug 2006 at 17:46



what mesh count do you use to screen print coroplast?

i just purchased a m&r renegade 40x56 and we are looking to do some 18x24 coros on it. also, what frame size do i need to buy for this?

i see a lot of 20x24's mentioned, but is that frame size or print size?

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Andymac says: run a screen minimum 26x32 ID, you want lots of extra room around. Depending on what you are printing, anything from 230-305 mesh is ok on coro. If you are running UV you want the mesh in the higher range. If ...

run a screen minimum 26x32 ID, you want lots of extra room around. Depending on what you are printing, anything from 230-305 mesh is ok on coro. If you are running UV you want the mesh in the higher range.

If you are running close to the edge, cut some strips of coro so that the squeegee runs on the strips and doesn't just hit the edge of the coro.

I had the best luck printing across the ribs.

posted on: Wed, 08/16/2006 - 1:34am
expresssigns says: hey, where would i buy these frames with that ID size? anyone know of any good vendors? i had nazdar quote me on some frames, but they quoted a 26x36 OD, less the 1.50" profile, so take away 3", which ...

hey, where would i buy these frames with that ID size? anyone know of any good vendors?

i had nazdar quote me on some frames, but they quoted a 26x36 OD, less the 1.50" profile, so take away 3", which leaves a 23x33 ID and it was a 355 mesh count.

im taking it that this is too small? also, i would be using uv inks.

thanks

william

posted on: Thu, 10/12/2006 - 4:30pm
Andymac says: you could do it on that size, but it is tight and you would have trouble with a full size print. bigger screens will always give you a more trouble free print. smaller screens will rip or delaminate easier ...

you could do it on that size, but it is tight and you would have trouble with a full size print. bigger screens will always give you a more trouble free print. smaller screens will rip or delaminate easier if you are working close to the edges.
the mesh count is right for UV/coro

there's a place called www.victoryfactory.com see what they have. there are other places on line that specialize in frames, or check on the next largest size at Nazdar.

I sent that book today, lets see how the post office does.

posted on: Fri, 10/13/2006 - 3:17am

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