"Plus you can sit back and watch the knuckleheads pound their chest about which screen is the best...and laugh at them "
We should probably just close the doors! And the millions spent on automated coating coating equipment, developing advanced substrates with tightly controlled gloss, neutral tinting formulations, characteristics which preserve uniform white field performance, Air and fluid filtration and control, to make every square millimeter uniform? Wasted effort! Heck, use a tarp, paper or masonite, your sedentary neighbors big white arss, anything! Make your own superior screen! Grab a can of Rustoleum silver, or Tremclad, and lap us all, in a couple weeks! Just joking buddy, in keeping with the times. Hardy Har Har! There are plenty of jokers already on this page.
But seriously if you want to use metallic pigments, you won't make anything of any uniformity, worth a monkey's butt, unless it's sprayed, by a robot, with a generously sized conventional spray gun, with a lot of control. And yes it will hotspot, and yes it will color shift, and you'll see stripes at every leading and trailing edge you coated, cause you can't keep it uniformly wet. But you could overcome that if you spent a few hundred grand on pigments, polymers and automated equipment. Of course this depends on your standards and the standards of your customers. And if your planning on staying in business, your customers are who you really listen to, (not self proclaimed internet divas). I suppose I will come in to work tomorrow after all. I've got a couple (thousand) orders to fill. But hey I'm just another knucklehead on the super information hershey highway. Where's my porn links anyway. Oh there they are, See ya!
Mark "Knucklehead" Robinson
Director of Manufacturing
Stewart Filmscreen Corp