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Epic – Optimizing Parameters

Epic Color Parameters for Over-Printing a White Base Plate 

  • Mesh: 180
  • Squeegee: 70 durometer 
  • Squeegee Pressure: 50 psi
  • Squeegee Angle: 20°
  • Print Speed: Fast
  • Flood Angle:  0°
  • Flood Height: Just above stencil
  • Flood Speed: Medium to medium-slow
  • Quartz Flash: 3.5 seconds
  • Ink Flash Temperature: Approximately 180°- 220°F
  • This is final flash for tack only and may be shortened to 1 second or less.  Over-flash may cause a color shift.

 

Epic Performance Parameters for Printing Under-Base Gray

  • Mesh: 140
  • Squeegee: 80 durometer
  • Squeegee Pressure: 60 psi
  • Squeegee Angle: 20°
  • Print Speed: Medium to medium-fast
  • Flood Angle: 0°
  • Flood Height: Just above stencil
  • Flood Speed: Medium to medium-slow
  • Quartz Flash: Set to 3-4 seconds when printing on cold pallets. Time may be shortened to 2-2.5 seconds once pallets are warmed up in production run or pre-heated. 
  • Ink Flash Temperature: Approximately 180°-220°F.

 

Epic Performance White Parameters

  • Mesh: 125
  • Squeegee: 70 durometer
  • Squeegee Pressure: 60 psi
  • Squeegee Angle: 15° – 20°
  • Print Speed: Medium to medium-fast
  • Flood Angle: Approximately 0°
  • Flood Height: Just above stencil
  • Flood Speed: Medium to medium-slow
  • Quartz Flash: Set to 2-3 Seconds when printing on cold pallets. Time may be shortened to 2 – 2.5 seconds once pallets are warmed up in production run or pre-heated. 
  • Ink Flash Temperature: Approximately 180°-220°F. Over-flash may cause color shift in overprint colors.
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