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Imaging Print Masters with PRINT GOCCO PG-5 model
Firstly, you must have your artwork prepared ready for imaging - see Artwork Types & Preparation if unsure.
For best results your artwork must be carbon based and free of moisture.
How to Image Print Masters
|Open PG-5 lid, and place a piece of card onto the Pad Table [ensure plastic protector is removed from Pad Table].
|Insert B6 HM Print Master into the Stage Glass with the plastic flap of the Master facing the stage glass [smooth side facing you]. Insert the bottom edge first, that with the arrow pointing downwards
Place artwork onto the Pad Table in a position ready for
Remember: Insert Blue Filter if required between the Print Master and Stage Glass at this time.
|Lower the lid of the PG-5 and view that your artwork is within the frame area - It is best to allow 5mm around each edge. If the artwork has moved or is not inside the frame area, lift the lid and re-position.
|Insert Print Lamps into Lamp Housing by twisting into the holes. Note: the Print Lamps will only screw in one direction.
|Insert Lamp Housing into PG-5 lid by sliding the back in first [aligning the arrows] and then lowering the front [The front being the side with the two metal tags]. Push down so as the Lamp Housing locks into position.
|Place the palms of your hand on the two
front corners and push down until the machine flashes - HOLD THE
UNIT DOWN FOR 4-5 SECONDS or until the lamps stop cracking. This
allows the heat to correctly image the design.
Raise the handles back to a resting position and remove the Lamp Housing - CAUTION the Print Lamps will be hot.
Place the Lamp Housing face up so excess heat can freely escape - if you have gloves, or tough skin, you can remove the Print Lamps from the Lamp Housing at this stage.
|Lift the lid of the PG-5 and remove the Print Master - you are now ready to ink your design.
It's that simple and easy to make a Print Master - Just ensure that your artwork is prepared and free of moisture for the best result every time.