Running the Print Cycle and Measurement
The equipment to be examined is prepared by the technical support, the appropriate program is loaded.
The sensor board is then mounted on the printing table and connected to a laptop.
The laptop records the force curves during the printing process.
Typical are 15-25 cycles per squeegee direction.
After completion, the force profiles are analyzed.
Analysis of the Results
The force profiles of each individual squeegee cycle are extracted from the signal recorded during printing.
The average force of each cycle is evaluated in relation to the specifications from the print program.
Use of the Results to Optimize the Accuracy
In many cases it is possible to derive corrective measures for optimization directly after the analysis of the results.
After corrections have been carried out, their effectiveness is checked with a further measurement.
Depending on the result, this may result in further measures followed by verification measurements.
The test is carried out several times by varying the nominal forces specified in the program.
These should cover the area used in production.
Typical scope are 3 runs with changing nominal values.
On the basis of the final condition achieved, a test report is drawn up after completion of the work.
This is usually done after the customer has visited our office.
In addition to a detailed description of the final condition, the report contains all steps taken to achieve this condition.