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Offline BP

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Emulsion Thickness Gauge
« on: February 24, 2021, 07:39:40 AM »
Has anyone tried to use a Digital paint thickness gauge for checking EOM?
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Re: Emulsion Thickness Gauge
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2021, 09:08:19 AM »
I don't see why it would not work. You may need to place a backer sheet of some sort on the squeegee side of the screen but you should certainly get a relative value read.
From there you can simply record the values relative and make a reasonable assessment on the EOM.
Lastly not sure who but one of our board members published an excellent detail on EOM, i don't locate it at the moment ...try searching the forum.
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Re: Emulsion Thickness Gauge
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2021, 12:35:40 PM »
More than one member has mentioned this particular one,  (though many others have gone the $600 route)
There are a few threads on the subject.
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Re: Emulsion Thickness Gauge
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2021, 04:33:30 PM »
I have one of those (or very similar).    Works well.    It has a metal disk that you hold under the screen while you are measuring.
Maybe the very expensive ones are more accurate but I am more interested in consistency and this one does the job.
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