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Offline 3Deep

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Scrub Brushes
« on: August 31, 2022, 10:21:56 AM »
First I would like to know if there is a better scrub brush to use, my problem is the brushes I've used so far leaves those little hairs in the screen ( hard to wash out out) so most times I pick them out, yellow mesh I can see them pretty good, but on the white mesh I have missed some and don't find them until I've but emulsion on the screen.  I know a lot of it comes from degreasing and removing ghosting, If you got something better I'm all ears.
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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2022, 10:55:45 AM »
we stopped using those damn things years ago, they're terrible. use a regular kitchen sponge. color coded per chemical, ink & haze. they're cheap and can bend around corners and frames easily... they last a few weeks too.
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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2022, 12:35:56 PM »
I got a sample of some chemical resistant styrofoam a few years back. I still us the sample. It is awesome and never breaks down...
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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2022, 02:23:07 PM »
we stopped using those damn things years ago, they're terrible. use a regular kitchen sponge. color coded per chemical, ink & haze. they're cheap and can bend around corners and frames easily... they last a few weeks too.

This. Color coated sponges all the way.

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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2022, 02:39:45 PM »
we like the kiwo scrub brushes. they last forever.
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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2022, 07:06:50 AM »
Sponges are good but I missed having the handle so I tried out the white color scrub pads which are apparently less harsh on the mesh. I use strictly thin threads and since using the white pads, I've avoided popping any holes so I have to believe there is a corralation. I've also noticed that Hydro mesh is more durable than Smart mesh so I'm slowly replacing all of the murakami mesh with the Saati Hydro.

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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2022, 09:02:32 AM »
best we have used are the " Quikie brand job site Gong brush"  from Home Depot , same or better than the ones the chemical guys sell and cheap at around $5.00

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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2022, 01:40:26 PM »
Gonna try a sponge, but I also like having a handle, maybe I can fit the sponge to a handle?, @ Nation I like Murakami's S mesh I think they make really nice prints with less squeegee pressure on the auto but, they pop to much for me, so I also switched to a different mesh that is a thin thread which I also found is more durable as well.
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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2022, 03:04:23 PM »
I got a sample of some chemical resistant styrofoam a few years back. I still us the sample. It is awesome and never breaks down...

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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2022, 10:10:06 PM »
I also forgot to add magic erasers are amazing if you don't already use them.

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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2022, 02:44:40 PM »
Saati sell great scrub pads for cleaning screens.     That's all we use.
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Re: Scrub Brushes
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2022, 01:51:40 AM »
We liked the way a typical auto was brush worked, neve lost a bristle relatively cheap from wallyworld.

Same, we always used gong brushes like that.  Just shopped around for softer bristles.
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