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Hygrometer & Thermometer

Hygrometer & Thermometer

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We use Tools in Screen Printing to control our variables, This is additional information to our guide How to Screen Print like a Professional

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Hygrometer

Is an instrument used for measuring the water vapor (humidity) content of the atmosphere.
They are essential tools used to monitor relative humidity levels throughout our screen department.

Analog Hydrometer to check humidity in the screen print & dark-room department

When printing Water Based Ink, you will need to know the humidity you have. For your Darkroom, it’s a must-have Tool, to control the humidity of your dry emulsion on the frame. Only a humidity level under 40% will give you a durable stencil, what will last in production.

A Thermometer

Is a device that measures temperature.
It’s an essential tool used for visual confirmation of the temperature in our workshop.

The Thermometer

When printing Water Based Ink, you will need to know the temperature around. But even in your ink store room, you like to be sure, that the temperature is never too high or to low. Further information on storage conditions about your Ink you will find in the MSDS (MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET).

A must-have Tool!

Thermometer & Hygrometer

For low as 15USD, you will find a digital unit, who have both units together and most of them show Max High and Max Low, this can help you to monitor your workplace, as at night the Temperature and Humidity will change, it’s perfect to control your Screen Printing Workshop.

Thermometer & Hygrometer combined

Summary:

A Thermometer & Hygrometer are low Budget and an essential Tool, for any Screen Print Department, who is serious about Quality and Control.


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