Pad Printing

Course

In Barnsley

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Methodology

    Inhouse

  • Location

    Barnsley

  • Duration

    Flexible

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Theoratical Pad Printing Topics. Advantages and Disadvantages of Pad Printing. Artwork & Photopositive Specification. Alternative Processes - Advantages & Disadvantages over Pad Printing. (Screen, Hot Foil, Ink Jet, Laser, etc). Colour Perception & Colour Matching - Intermediate/Advanced. Consumable - Care, Purchasing & Inspection. Controlling and maintaining production. (Process control documentation). Doctor Blades - Types, selection (where applicable). Ink Cups. General discussion on production and problem areas. Health and Safety, COSHH & Environmental Legislation.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Barnsley (South Yorkshire)
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Innovation Way, S75 1JL

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Course programme

Example of the topics for a pad print department printing a range of injection moulded products, varying print runs, with multi colours. This would consist of a two day seminar for up to 6 delegates. Some topics will be covered in various depths depending on the delegates' requirements.

Throughout the training the learners will take short tests to ensure that they have fully understood the topic.

Theoretical and Printing Topics
Advantages and Disadvantages of Pad Printing.
Artwork & Photopositive Specification.
Alternative Processes - Advantages & Disadvantages over Pad Printing. (Screen, Hot Foil, Ink Jet, Laser, etc)
Colour Perception & Colour Matching - Intermediate/Advanced.
Consumable - Care, Purchasing & Inspection.
Controlling and maintaining production. (Process control documentation).
Doctor Blades - Types, selection (where applicable).
Ink Cups.
General discussion on production and problem areas.
Health and Safety, COSHH & Environmental Legislation.
History & Principles of Pad Printing.
Inks - Ink selection, constituents, systems and use. Intermediate/Advanced.
Machine Set Up Procedures - A Systematic Approach, maintaining production.
Operation and Care of Closed Cups.
Pads (Tampons) - Selection, shape, hardness and care.
Photopolymer Plates (Nylo) - Types, applications, plate making.
Print hints - A systematic approach.
Quality - Perception, Setting Standards, Adhesion Testing.
Static Electricity.
Advanced Steel Plates - Thick and thin steel. Manufacture, screened & unscreened, effects of etch depth, specification for purchasing.
UV Inks/Lacquers and UV Curing.

Practical Pad Printing Topics
Addition of solvents.
Basic set up procedures.
Clean down procedures.
Health & Safety and Environmental.
Ink cups - mounting & setting or blade setting.
Ink mixing.
Machine function & controls of machine(s) (where applicable).
Maintain quality of print.
Pad selection & setting.
Photopolymer plate making.
Plate & pad cleaning.
Plate selection & checks.
Problem solving.
Set up and run pad printer

Pad Printing

Price on request