Screen Printing Questions and Answers

Following on from our last blog regarding the best kind of glue to use for screen printing, our CEO Dave answers your  questions about our water based pallet adhesives.

 

Q. How economical are the Tekmar water based pallet adhesives?

A. One gallon of our TB adhesive can replace up to 72 16oz spray cans.

 

Q. Is it messy?

A. No, our water based adhesives are either sprayed on using an applicator such as our TB500, or they can be applied using the applicator bottle and spreader.

 

Q. Do I have to wait for the adhesive to dry?

A. If sprayed through our applicators, it applies a dry mist to the pallet.Direct applied dries while spreading out on the pallet.

 

Q. If I use your spray system, will my equipment get messy and covered in dust and stuff?

No, there are no propellant gasses in the glue, so it goes where you spray and doesn’t float around the shop.

 

Q. Does the equipment need lost of cleaning?

A. No. The glue only dries when it contacts the air, so in the system it stays wet.

 

Q. What kind of maintenance does the equipment need?

A. Once a day, wipe any excess adhesive off the tip of the gun. Anytime you change out the glue container, run some warm water through the system.

 

Q. Is the adhesive flammable or toxic?

A. No, it Is water based and has no hazardous ingredients.

 

Q. Can I flash with these adhesives?

A. All TB adhesives are heat stable up to 700°f.

 

Q. Can I spray/apply on to pallet tape?

A. We recommend pallet tape as it is the quickest way to clean up.

 

Q. How do I clean the adhesive off the pallet?

A. We have a citrus based cleaner TB Orange that will remove it.

 

for more information about water based pallet adhesives, or on any of your screen printing needs contact us on; 01562 829009

or send us an email on; sales@screenprintworld.co.uk 

 

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