Troubleshooting Checklist: Blurred Print When Pad Printing?

Unsharp printing means blurred reproduction of lines or lettering.

Pad too softUse a harder pad.
Pad wrong shapeUse a different shape
Cliché etching inaccurateMake a new cliché.
Wrong type of screenTest a new cliché with a different screen.
Wrong type of clichéUse the suitable cliché type (e.g., steel in place of polymer).
Etching too deep.Etch a new cliché with less depth.
Ink too thickAdd more thinner.
Ink too thinReduce the amount of thinner.
Slow dryingUse a faster-drying thinner or cliché pause.

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