Roughener Gel

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Roughener gel and wetting agent for improving adhesion of stencils. CPS Roughener Gel is a water based preparation for removal of grease and used to roughen the surface of polyester mesh while also providing a wetting agent for the application of Capillary film stencils onto screen printing mesh. Roughening the surface of the mesh improves the bonding properties of Capillary films and makes them more durable when printing.

CPS Roughener Gel is used to lightly abrade new meshes particularly if the customer is using capillary or indirect films.
Apply with a yellow CPS Brush using a circular motion to both sides of the mesh.

Rinse off fully with water.


* Gel based product
* Dark Grey colour
* Very good wetting action together with anti-static properties
* All types of mesh


* Easy to apply
* Easy to see on the screen
* Produces an even film of water for easy application of capillary films
* One product fits all

Mainly customers using film stencils.
Available as a ready to use gel in 1 Kg and 5 Kg pack sizes.
Flashpoint: Non-flammable
VOC/Litre: o grams/litre (EU)**
Evaporation Rate: Not relevant
Hazard Label: None

**Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC):

EU VOC is calculated from vapour pressure and physical properties of the raw materials.
US standard ASTM D2368 relates to the test method used to calculate the VOC under the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) regulations for cleanup solvents used in screen printing.

Read safety data sheet for full physical properties.
All sectors of the industry.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

CPS endorses best industry practice that operators should wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling all chemical products, even those classified as 'non-hazardous'. Recommended PPE for CPS Products includes gloves and safety glasses (or goggles when handling larger quantities).

Read Safety Data Sheet for full protection information.

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