Troubleshooting Checklist: Blurred Print When Pad Printing?

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Unsharp printing means blurred reproduction of lines or lettering.

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The Pad

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Too soft

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Use a harder pad.

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Wrong Shape

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Use a different shape.

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The Cliché

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Inaccurate etch

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Make a new cliché.

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Wrong type of screen

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Test a new cliché with a different screen.

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Wrong type of cliché

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Use the suitable cliché type (e.g. steel in place of polymer).

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Etching is too deep

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Etch a new cliché’ with less depth.

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Ink

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Ink is too thick

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Add more thinner.

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Ink is too thin

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Reduce the amount of thinner.

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Slow drying

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Use a faster drying thinner or cliché pause.

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