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Hi all, I have read the questions, buut still some what puzzeled, meatl or wood frames, 110 to 230 mesh. exposed 15 min light table and or 45 sec in the sun. when I rinse, the image comes out great, but then if rinsed a little longer (getting detail out) the image starts to come off (peeling). I have used 2 part emulsion and premixed, 4 hrs after coated , 1 day, 2day up to 6 days after coated and the problem still happens. now, it happens most of the time, but sometimes it does not, say 10 screens burned, all but 2 will be bad. The exposure (or lack of) seem to be the problem. any sugestions???? thanks scott
 

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You can spray too long when clearing your screen and it will eventually wash out.
Be sure to thoroughly dry your screens before exposing. If you live in a humid area, it's gonna take longer.
 

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I am going to get the test strip, thanks. In the mean time i did a couple of othe screens 1, in the sun for 60 seconds, and that the emulsion came off worst than the other 25 min on the lite. I have had bad screens before, but never this. i am using photocure BLU. am I using the wrong stuff?? or is there a better coating?? thanks scott
 

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The sheeting of the emulsion makes me think there may be a humidity issue. make sure you are dying them completely. Get a small dehumidifier so you get all the water out of the emulsion as it dries on the screen leaving just the solids. If you have high humidity a fan does not necessarily help it is just pushing around wet air.
 

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I have used both, pre mixed and one stage. Arizona is pretty dry, this happens @ 60 degree to 115 degree . I have tried rincing both sides, then only one side thanks for all the imput thanks scott
 

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are you using a pressure washer to rinse the image area out?
if so ..try using just a plain garden hose on the spray setting.......wet both sides and let sit for 2 or 3 minutes , wetting every minute or so(both sides).... wash out the stensil from the shirt side......this should take 1 - 2 minutes at the most.

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I will try that, I wash with a garden hose , with a spray nosel on it , me to lite pressure, but I have been washink from the ink side. I used to wash from both sides. But I never waited, I let the water run for a min or so then sprayed. thanks scott
 
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