Screen printing UV exposure unit

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darus67
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Re: Screen printing UV exposure unit

Postby darus67 » Mon May 10, 2010 4:22 pm

The bit about Feynman watching the nuke test was from his book, "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman"

Regarding tempered glass, How difficult is it for a mortal to cut tempered glass?
I recall my dad having a sheet of tempered glass which he had scored with a glass cutter but was still
unable break. As far as I know, that sheet of glass is still sitting around, somewhere, with that score line.

uptownmaker
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Re: Screen printing UV exposure unit

Postby uptownmaker » Mon May 10, 2010 6:38 pm

I'm not sure breaking tempered glass is too tough- I think breaking it NICELY is the hard part, since it will tend to shatter into nuggets rather than break along a score line.

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Re: Screen printing UV exposure unit

Postby KarmaBats » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:08 am

Hmmm. I'm working on trying to build a similar UV box for use with alternative process photography.

But I used to get extra think glass to make contact sheets from the hardware store at 26th and Lyndale. It's now closed, but I'd start at a good neighborhood hardware store. If no luck there call Harmon Glass ( http://www.harmoninc.com/ ) or try a stained glass shop. The folks at the Glass Endeavors are pretty cool ( http://www.glassendeavors.com ).

Good luck!

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