Empowering Screen Printers

Paper Carrier Film Printing

Having trouble getting your printer to print film? Adding a paper carrier to your films may do the trick!

Learn by watching the video, or review the written transcript. If you still have questions submit a tech ticket, or reply back to your technician in an open ticket.

Video Transcript

Some printers have sensors that are not friendly with film media.

An easy way to manage this is to add a paper carrier sheet that matches the size of your film.

Sharply fold over one inch of the leading edge then insert a film sheet with the emulsion side up.

When the printer grabs the paper the rollers will also grab and hold both the film during printing.

A quick tip: To prevent the folded corner of the carrier sheet from touching the print head upon its initial setup pass, tape down the corner closest to the print head.

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