Reclamation of Screens

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The Reclamation Department is responsible for the following workflow steps…

  • Removing screens from the press after printing has occurred
  • Removing excess ink from the screens
  • If the is not contaminated or contains additives, returning the ink to the original container
  • If the ink is contaminated it is discarded
  • If the ink contains additives it is placed in another container and labeled with proper identification
  • Removing all tape from the screen
  • Removing the emulsion with a sodium-metaperiodate emulsion remover
  • Dehazing the mesh is needed
  • Returning the screens to the screenmaking department

The next step in the process is the Screenmaking Department