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Why are the UV lamps used for toner transfer?

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UV lamps, why?

i would like to know what's desired from the UV lamps when using for toner transfer, is't only for heating or what ?
could it be replaced with any other heat source?
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Re: UV lamps, why?

It creates ion charges on the cylinder. The image is projected onto the cylinder to neutrailze the charge. The remaining charges attract the toner.
 

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Re: UV lamps, why?

thanx flatulent,
can i use black light lamps or Cloths iron instead instead of UV lamps with photoresist boards ?
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Re: UV lamps, why?

You should consult the data sheet for the material. I have seen some boards made by using the sun as the exposing source.
 

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