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Stencil Washing

Grant

#32615

Stencil Washing | 12 February, 2005

Hi,

Can anyone recommend a good low cost stencil washer. I checked the archives, but only found info on cleaning fluids.

Should we use ultrasonic?

Regards,

Grant

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Mike Konrad

#32620

Stencil Washing | 12 February, 2005

As for specific recommendations, I�ll defer to �real users�. But here are the usual suspects:

Aqueous Technologies http://www.aqueoustech.com (909) 944-7771 Ultrasonic

Smart Sonic http://www.smartsonic.com (818) 610-7900 Ultrasonic

PMR http://www.pmrsystems.com (480) 829-8170 Ultrasonic

UnitDesign http://www.unitdesign.com (714) 672-9944 Spray-In-Air

Austin American Technology (512)335-6400 http://www.aat-corp.com Spray-In-Air

EMC Global Technology http://www.emcgti.com 215.340.0650 Spray-In-Air

Speedline http://www.speedlinetech.com 508-520-0083 Spray-In-Air

As for which technology is better (ultrasonic or spray), I would recommend that you visit the web sites of the above companies. Both Aqueous Technologies (my company) and Smart Sonic have published data discussing benefits of their technologies. I�m confident that other the other companies listed also have compelling data to support their technology.

Here are some articles that promote ultrasonic technologies:

http://www.aqueoustech.com/images/KB/KB-Cleaning%20at%20the%20Speed%20of%20Sound.pdf

http://www.aqueoustech.com/images/KB/Ultrasonic_advantage.PDF

http://www.aqueoustech.com/images/KB/UltrasonicPrimer.PDF

http://www.smartsonic.com/article1.html

http://www.smartsonic.com/article2.html

I hope you find this helpful.

Mike Konrad Aqueous Technologies (909) 944-7771 ext 29 konrad@aqueoustech.com www.aqueoustech.com

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Grant

#32629

Stencil Washing | 13 February, 2005

Hi,

Cool, and thanks for the info. Can you email us with the costs? I checked out your web site and the lowest cost unit should do the trick for the next year or so. Please email grantpetty@blackmagic-design.com

Regards,

Grant

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#32635

Stencil Washing | 14 February, 2005

here's another ultrasonic machine:

http://www.pressureproducts.com/SPPC_Hm.htm

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