When buying an exposure unit, there’s a lot to consider. One big question many printers have to answer is which type of exposure unit to purchase: vacuum or compression units. What are the differences between them? Which shops benefit from each type? This blog will outline the differences between vacuum and exposure units, and which unit belongs in different shops.
Screen printing exposure units have used a variety of light sources — UV, halogen, metal halides, etc. LED bulbs have now become the standard light source for exposure units. Why the shift? LED bulbs have many advantages due to their wavelength and energy usage.
Baselayr makes emulsion simple. Instead of looking at 10 or 20 different emulsions, Baselayr offers three to select from. It’s much easier for a printer to decide which emulsion would work best for their print shop. This article will outline the various factors that determine which emulsion will best fit a shop’s needs and environment.