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3728Re: vacuum exposure unit

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  • Sue Ereio
    Jan 30, 2005
      There are plans available on the site www.polymerplates.com


      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "D. McNaughton" <dmac@d...>
      wrote:
      > I am just exploring the possibilities of of PP again. In the early
      80's I
      > had a processing unit but after the last 18 years or so in offset
      I am
      > coming back to letterpress with the intention of having a small
      hobby
      > business. For this reason I cannot justify the cost of a
      commercial unit so
      > was wondering if any one could help with plans of a vacuum frame
      or any
      > suggestions on how to make one.
      >
      > David McNaughton
      >
      > Toora Australia
      >
      > > From: "Harold \"Jay\" Kyle" <harold@b...>
      > > Reply-To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      > > Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 13:30:43 -0400
      > > to say that if you care about the quality of your (expensive)
      > > photopolymer plates, you should not use an exposure unit for alt-
      process.
      > > You need a vacuum and you should try to use kreene, which will
      minimize
      > > light distortion. I sell the kreene at $1 per square foot.
      Kreene needs to
      > > be replaced periodically because it loses its plasticity and can
      soil up.
      > > Oh, and I also have a few extra vacuum pumps laying around--make
      an offer.
      > >
      > > Harold Kyle
      > >
      > >
      > >
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