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Re: [BKARTS] searching for equipment



Emily,

If your goal is to make transparencies for silkscreening, I found that
running a mylar sheet through a Lazer Printer works.  Not an ink jet
printer, as the ink coating has minute holes in it that will reproduce on
the screen.

Charlene Matthews

----- Original Message -----
From: "Emily Reiser" <emily@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 12:14 PM
Subject: searching for equipment

> Hi everyone-
> I am looking for a therma-fax machine for use in a silk screen process.
They
> were commonly used in schools and some are still sitting around (if they
> haven't been thrown out). There were used to make the masters for the old
> ditto machines, and they also make transparencies. If anyone has a
> connection to a school (or college/university) it would be great if you
> could see if they have an old one. I have exhausted my resources!!
>
> Thank you!!
>
> Fondly-
> Emily
> --
> Emily Reiser
>
> 912 hinman ave. #3w
> evanston, il  60202
> tel/fax: 847.492.9886
>
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