WHAT DO I NEED TO ORDER A STENCIL?
We need information regardging frame size and foil thickness as well as Gerber data containing Solder paste and Silk Screen files.
HOW FAST CAN I GET A STENCIL?
We can get a stencil anywhere in the U.S. The very next morning after you order it. Local customers can get a stencil in as little as 2 hours.
CAN YOU HELP DETERMINE WHAT THICKNESS I NEED?
We can help you decide what thickness best fits your needs. We also can help you with pad modifications to address any manufacturing issues you may be facing.
HOW MANY PRINTS CAN I GET OUT OF MY STENCIL?
This is a very difficult question to answer as the answer will vary from end user to end user. Many factors affect the total number of cylces a stencil will print before it is damaged to the point it no longer produce good print. Things like prining parameters, metal squeegees, aggressive cleaning, etc. We use only the highest quality raw materials which result in a stencil capable of giving you thousands of impressions.
HOW LONG DO YOU ARCHIVE STENCIL DATA?
We keep all stencil data indefinitely on our secure server, You can reorder a stencil from your past order history just by giving us the old job number or your part number.
WHY DO I NEED A SPECIFIC ANGLE FOR MY SCREEN?
Mesh bias affects the final print definition. Mesh bias is determined based on your image.
WHAT THICKNESS EMULSION IS AVAILABLE?
Emulsion thickness can de deposited in .0001" increments and ranges from 0 emulsion up to .020" thick.
CAN I REUSE SCREEN FRAMES?
Screen frames can be returned for a credit and are reconditioned prior to returning to stock.