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Offline IntegrityShirts

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Re: No Tape Screens
« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2017, 08:54:14 AM »
I cant handle the spray back from the pressure washer when the glue overlaps the frame.  Everything gets caught in there as well, ink, emulsion, chemicals.  Rinsing the screens is a bitch.  Tape is simple, quick, and have no reclaim related issues (unless you use crap tape).

I bought one of these shorty pressure washer wands specifically to solve the spray back problem. With this short wand you can hold it up high and spray DOWN at an angle on the frames to lessen the backspray. Now, I use a small pressure washer, nothing too crazy powerful, so your results may vary. The only drawback I have found with this wand is you, in general, get a little wetter reclaiming screens because you're closer to the action lol.

https://www.amazon.com/DUSICHIN-DUS-220-Pressure-Washer-Nozzles/dp/B0157U65MO/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1507812640&sr=8-14&keywords=pressure+washer+wand


Offline Prince Art

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Re: No Tape Screens
« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2017, 10:02:59 AM »
I cant handle the spray back from the pressure washer when the glue overlaps the frame.  Everything gets caught in there as well, ink, emulsion, chemicals.  Rinsing the screens is a bitch.  Tape is simple, quick, and have no reclaim related issues (unless you use crap tape).

I bought one of these shorty pressure washer wands specifically to solve the spray back problem. With this short wand you can hold it up high and spray DOWN at an angle on the frames to lessen the backspray. Now, I use a small pressure washer, nothing too crazy powerful, so your results may vary. The only drawback I have found with this wand is you, in general, get a little wetter reclaiming screens because you're closer to the action lol.

https://www.amazon.com/DUSICHIN-DUS-220-Pressure-Washer-Nozzles/dp/B0157U65MO/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1507812640&sr=8-14&keywords=pressure+washer+wand

I've wondered if there's a wand out there with an angled end that could be used to accomplish the same thing, but from farther away. I haven't used tapeless screens, but minimizing backspray would be good during reclaim regardless. I confess I haven't shopped around much to find such a wand, though.
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Re: No Tape Screens
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2017, 01:20:40 PM »
what's this pin hole business you speak of?.....very rare to have those, i think they tag it with a piece of masking tape. but with dts and no glass, that's really a nonissue...and really clean screens...

I am also getting them extremely rare.  But with starting some discharge testing, the thought had come to me about the suspected non-value using water based fillers.  And my DTS is Armstrong  ;)
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Re: No Tape Screens
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2017, 02:34:16 PM »
We like the no tape screens but still tape some. Yes they do leak after a while. Richard THANKS for the great job on the last 80 you did besides the huge savings.
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