Manually prepare direct emulsion stencil

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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Prepare the work area and equipment

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

1.2. All equipment is inspected to ensure it is functional and where necessary, appropriate remedial action is taken prior to the commencement of work

1.3. Appropriate coating trough is selected ensuring it is free of nicks and burrs

2. Prepare the screen

2.1. Screen is selected according to job specifications

2.2. Chemicals are applied and removed according to OHS requirements and manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

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

3. Select emulsion

3.1. Emulsion is selected according to requirements for ink type, print resolution, substrate, mesh type and machine type

3.2. Emulsion is checked for expiry date and appropriate action taken

3.3. Emulsion is prepared according to OHS requirements and manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

3.4. Emulsion is applied and dried according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

4. Process coated screen

4.1. Image films are appropriately positioned onto prepared screen and positioned in cleaned/prepared/ appropriate exposure device

4.2. Light source is positioned according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

4.3. Exposure is calculated and stencil exposed according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

4.4. Exposed screen is removed from vacuum frame exposure device

4.5. Exposed screen is washed out after positive removal according to OHS requirements and manufacturer's/ supplier's specifications

4.6. Processed stencil/screen is inspected for flaws and scum

5. Dry stencil

5.1. Processed stencil is dried according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

5.2. Backing sheet is carefully removed and stencil checked for full adhesion

6. Block out screen

6.1. Backing sheet is carefully removed and stencil checked for full adhesion

6.2. Stencil is inspected for flaws, scum and/orientation

6.3. Pinholes are spotted out with suitable filler and taped according to ink type and job specifications

7. Store screen

7.1. Prepared screen is labelled according to enterprise specifications

7.2. Prepared screen is stored in a clean, dry environment according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications


Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPSP233C appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP20110 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)
  • ICP30610 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing)