TRI-LIGHT CTS™ Computer-to-Screen Exposure System

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  • Advanced design eliminates the need for a vacuum hose connection to the blanket
  • Exceptionally flexible and resilient material ensures intimate contact and blanket longevity
  • Gas shocks simplify blanket frame opening and closing
  • Oil-free pump is fast, quiet, and efficient
  • Unique manifold system ensures intimate contact by drawing vacuum evenly around the perimeter of the blanket frame
  • Vacuum release system instantly releases vacuum
  • CE & UL compliant: Built to specifications established by the European Committee for Standardization® (CE) and Underwriters Laboratories® (UL)
  • Elimination of blanket drawdown produces faster computer-to-screen exposures
  • Exposes screens that have been generated by a computer-to-screen (CTS) system
  • Racks are adjustable to accommodate different size screens
  • Separates the screen frame from the blanket to prevent smearing and distortion
  • Computer controlled and fully programmable
  • Job Recall™ allows storage and recall of numerous vacuum and screen exposure values
  • Light integrator ensures precise screen exposure times
  • Touchscreen panel with alphanumeric display
  • 104 cm (41”) working height for no-step access
  • 9.5 mm (3/8") thick optically-clear plate glass
  • Can be disassembled to fit through a 76 cm (30”) wide opening
  • Frame latches are made with state-of-the-art material for durability, longevity, and operator comfort
  • Fully-enclosed, heavy-duty all steel cabinet
  • Light-Loc™ automatically turns off the screen exposure light source if the blanket frame is opened
  • Removable covers provide easy access to components to clean or replace serviceable items like screen printing lamps
  • Self-contained design speeds production by allowing placement in light-safe screen-coating rooms
  • Ships fully assembled and ready to deploy
  • Square tubular steel welded frame
  • Lamp drawer makes screen exposure lamp easy to access and change
  • Multi-point metal-halide UV screen exposure lamps excel on all emulsions: direct, capillary, and indirect
  • Point-light source provides maximum collimation and optimum coverage to hold fine lines and dots during screen exposure
  • Proportional Temperature Control (PTC) turns cooling fans on and off to keep the screen exposure lamp at optimum operating temperature
  • Screen exposure lamp idles at 1 kW when not exposing screens
  • System 631 shuttered multi-spectrum metal-halide screen exposure lamp produces fast, efficient user-selected exposures of 6 kW, 3 kW or 1 kW
  • 132 x 152 cm (52” x 60”) maximum screen frame size when using the vacuum with conventional screens
  • 142 x 163 cm (56” x 64”) maximum screen frame size for rack-mounted CTS-generated screens (the rack will also accommodate two 64 x 91 cm (25” x 36”) or four 58 x 79 cm (23” x 31”) screen frames simultaneously)
  • Compatible with the Tri-Loc® & Double Tri-Loc® Rapid Registration Systems from M&R
  • 24-hour hotline is staffed 365 days a year
  • Access to M&R’s Training Center
  • M&R OEM parts—including genuine M&R pallets & platens—and screen printing supplies are available online at
  • One-year limited warranty excluding blanket, glass, and screen exposure lamps
  • Allows the operator to check for alignment, dust, and pinholes before exposing screens
  • Yellow safelight turns off automatically when the blanket frame is closed
  • 6 kW multi-spectrum metal-halide UV screen exposure lamp: Part Number MH153

Model Specification

Electrical Requirements 208/230 V, 1 ph, 32/29 A, 50 Hz, 7 kW
208/230 V, 1 ph, 30/28 A, 60 Hz, 6 kW
Maximum Screen Frame Size (CTS Rack) 142 x 163 cm (56” x 64”)
Maximum Screen Frame Size (Vacuum Blanket) 132 x 152 cm (52" x 60")
Overall Size (H x W x D) 117 x 188 x 180 cm (46” x 75" x 71")
Shipping Weight 710 kg (1565 lb)
Vacuum Frame Size 152 x 174 cm (60" x 68.5")
Wattage 6 kW

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