How to Effectively Dry Photoresist Film

Michael Sullivan is the marketing manager for IKONICS Corporation. He currently manages the Marketing Department for IKONICS Corporation divisions, including IKONICS Imaging, Chromaline Screen Print Products, IKONICS Advanced Materials Solutions, and IKONICS Industrial Inkjet Solutions.

The most effective way to dry photoresist film after washout is in a photoresist film dryer, which typically takes under 10 minutes to dry the film. At room temperature, allow the stencil to dry for 20-30 minutes. When completely dry, the photoresist film returns to its uniform color. Self-adhesive photoresist regains tack once dry. 

—Michael Sullivan, IKONICS Imaging