MC-1 Semi-Automatic Screen Printer

  • Aluminum tooling plate base, ground flat within +/- .001” (0.025 mm).
  • Universal screen frame holder.
  • Screen frame holder can be separated for cleaning and reattached with no loss of registration.
  • Spring loaded, screen up and down counter balance force adjustment.

 

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Description

The Model MC-1 Precision Manual Screen Printer is an excellent machine to begin your move up to versatile high precision screen printing. The MC-1 has been designed to accept a variety of attachments and accessories to suit your particular product.

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The Model MC-1 is a precision manually operated, clamshell style (front loading), screen printing press. The MC-1 is built to the same industrial quality specifications as all of the Systematic Automation presses are. It has a repeatability of registration to +/- .001″ (.025mm) that makes it suitable for the most demanding applications. An adjustable, spring loaded, screen up and down counter balance and pre-loaded screen pivot bearings combine to make a press that is easy to operate and easy to maintain. The alloy tooling plate is ground flat to +/- .001″ (.025mm) and is micro-adjustable along the X, Y and angular axis.

The Model MC-1 also features quick and easy, handwheel adjustment of off-contact up to 12″ (300mm).The X,Y and angular micro-adjust and the easy handwheel adjustment for different height products makes the machine very versatile and easy to set up. Also, the screen can be removed along with the screen holder in case you need to clean a screen before a job is done. The screen is then re-installed within .001″ (.025mm) of where it was originally. These are important labor saving features. An excellent proofing machine, the MC-1 combined with the full range of Systematic Automation screen printing fixtures and accessories, is why this machine has been used in many industries and applications.

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Features

Engineering Features

  • Machine tool quality and durability.
  • 100% made in USA.
  • Movable support frame for centering of long or short screen frames. Adjusts front to back over the X, Y, and angular table.
  • Aluminum tooling plate base, ground flat within +/- .001” (0.025 mm).
  • Universal screen frame holder.
  • Screen frame holder can be separated from the printer with the screen for cleaning and reattached with no loss of registration.
  • Cushioned screen up stop.
  • Spring loaded, screen up and down counter balance force adjustment.
  • Adjustable squeegee rest bar.
  • Clean room compatibility.

Standard Features

  • Positive stop and parallel adjustment.
  • Adjustable off-contact height.
  • Adjustable screen lift height.
  • Adjustable counter balance.
  • X, Y, and angular micro adjust table.
  • Movable screen frame clamps to accommodate standard screen frame sizes.
  • Screen frame clamps are adjustable front to back and in width.

Options

  • Larger versions available to meet your specifications.
  • Squeegee holder.
  • Squeegee material.
  • Product holding nest and fixtures.
  • Heavy duty welded base with locking casters and tote bins.
  • Vacuum table. Anodized top surface available.
  • Cylindrical printing capability.
  • Upgrade to semi-automatic operation with pneumatic controls.
  • Oversize screen frame holders.
  • Three precision dial indicators mounted on X, Y, and angular micro adjust table.
  • UV curing conveyors.

Typical Applications

  • Ad specialties
  • Nameplates
  • Labels
  • Panels
  • Circuit boards
  • Glass and ceramics
  • Liquid crystal displays
  • Molded plastics
  • Decals
  • Textiles
  • Plaques
  • Membrane switches
  • Cosmetic cases
  • Plastic cards
  • Binders
  • Luggage tags
  • Large three-dimensional objects
  • Short sample runs
  • Proofing
  • Color matching