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9812Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Material for Platemaker

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  • Lamsland
    May 27, 2008
      typically you cut rubylith upside down so when exposed the ruby
      material is touching the material you exposing and is right
      reading.. this limits any spread from the mylar backer the ruby is
      mounted to.

      Matthew "LAMMY" Lamoureux
      Full Metal Press - Operis servo a specialis nundinae

      On May 24, 2008, at 1:54 PM, Peter Fraterdeus wrote:

      > On 24 May 2008, at 12:15 PM, Gerald Lange wrote:
      > > Casey
      > >
      > > I use Rubylith and Amberlith for masking out elements (for different
      > > exposure times of different elements from the same film negative)
      > so I
      > > assume you could. Don't know how the exposed area of the
      > photopolymer
      > > would react naked to the Kreene but it wouldn't take long to find
      > out.
      > I've been experimenting with cutting Rubylith with an Xacto. It comes
      > as a peel off.
      > I've been assuming that I'd peel away the area to expose and leave the
      > mask on the backing, which would keep the Kreene and pp separate, no?
      > Haven't actually gotten 'round to a test exposure yet, though. Maybe
      > this week.

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