Are you looking to upgrade your exposure unit or buying for the first time? It’s important to know the differences between a conventional halogen bulb and LED as its a vital part of your shop!
No doubt you will want to produce high-quality artwork and therefore want to ensure that your screens are looking the best before putting on your press. LED Exposure units are designed for exposing screens at a high quality and fast. The bulbs produce an optimal UV wavelength which means you can exposure faster and at a higher quality over the conventional method. When looking at traditional exposure units, you will need to factor in a replacement bulb around every 12 months, and it is recommended to replace all of them at the same time to ensure a consistent exposure across the screen. A LED’s have an expected life of over 50,000 hours of use, this equates to roughly 3 million screens!
Another key factor is a halogen exposure unit uses a considerable amount of power to heat up appose to a LED unit meaning a reduced printshop running cost and better for the environment.
We have several options depending on your set up from just getting started up to high volume screen rooms. Our VLUX LED exposure unit partners great with the Spyder for a quick direct to screen system.
It is vital to figure out the best exposing time for your emulsions, we can help you with this!