Ask the Expert: How Do I Keep Film from Lifting During Application in Deep Channels?

Applying film to substrates with challenging curves and channels can be tricky, and we often hear from graphics installers that they’ve experienced film lifting in deep recesses, on compound curves and corrugations, or around rivets. This lifting can lead to premature graphic failure, visual defects, rework and unhappy customers. Luckily, this problematic lifting can be…

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Using a diazo-sensitized emulsion

Q: When using a diazo-sensitized emulsion, how do I know if I have it mixed properly? Answer Use warm distilled water. Warm water dissolves diazo—especially powdered diazo—more effectively than cold water and distilled water eliminates the possibility of impurities that can react emulsion pre-maturely. Stir the emulsion slowly but thoroughly and double check the mixed emulsion…

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RSS Fluorescent Ballasts

RSS Series Wired Electronic Ballasts For use with 800mA T12 HO, T8 HO ANSI Standard, and Slim-Line Lamps 120 Volts, 50/60Hz.  Direct Replacement Solution for Magnetic Ballasts! Specifications Guide: please download Specifications Guide (PDF) Solutions Package here: please download Solutions Package (PDF) Cross Reference Chart here: please download Cross Reference Chart (PDF) Features & Benefits:…

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Question & Answer

I just had a new automatic press installed and the technician ensured it was level and in registration. Is this good for the lifetime of the press or will it need to be redone? Answer Depending on use, you’ll occasionally need to level the machine’s platens and check its registration. It’s difficult to say just…

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