Prepare stencil using photographic indirect method

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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Prepare work area

1.1 Work area is made clean and functional prior to commencement of work

1.2 All equipment, tools and materials are inspected to ensure they are functional and, where necessary, appropriate remedial action is taken prior to commencement of work

1.3 Activating chemicals are prepared according to work health and safety (WHS) requirements and manufacturer or supplier specifications

2 Prepare screen

2.1 Screen is selected according to job specifications

2.2 Chemicals are applied and removed according to WHS requirements and manufacturer or supplier specifications

2.3 Tension of screen mesh is checked for suitability according to job specifications

3 Select indirect stencil material

3.1 Stencil material is selected according to requirements for ink type, print resolution, substrate and machine type

3.2 Stencil material is checked for faults and expiry date, and suitable action is taken

4 Process material

4.1 Selected material is cut to size according to job specifications with minimisation of waste

4.2 Material is placed in vacuum frame with positive positioned and intimate vacuum achieved according to manufacturer or supplier and job specifications

4.3 Exposure is calculated and stencil is exposed according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

4.4 Light source is positioned according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

4.5 Exposed stencil is removed from vacuum frame and treated with necessary activator, if required, according to WHS requirements and manufacturer or supplier specifications

4.6 Activated stencil is washed according to WHS requirements and manufacturer or supplier specifications

4.7 Exposed stencil is inspected for processing flaws

5 Apply stencil to screen

5.1 Prepared screen is re-wet and inspected for cleanliness and dust

5.2 Stencil is positioned and adhered accurately according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

6 Dry stencil

6.1 Processed stencil is dried according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

6.2 Backing sheet is carefully removed and stencil is checked for full adhesion

7 Block out screen

7.1 Stencil is inspected for flaws, scum and orientation

7.2 Non-image areas of prepared screen are blocked out with filler suitable for ink type and according to job specifications

7.3 Pinholes are spotted out with suitable filler and faulty or damaged images are retouched and are taped according to ink type and job specifications

8 Store screen

8.1 Prepared screen is labelled according to enterprise procedures

8.2 Prepared screen is stored in clean, dry environment according to manufacturer or supplier specifications