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squeegee

(less commonly), squilgee
1. an implement with a rubber blade used for wiping away surplus water from a surface, such as a windowpane
2. any of various similar devices used in photography for pressing the water out of wet prints or negatives or for squeezing prints onto a glazing surface

squeegee

[′skwē‚jē]
(design engineering)
A device consisting of a handle with a blade of rubber or leather set transversely at one end and used for spreading, pushing, or wiping liquids off or across a surface.
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When solder paste is deposited in front of the squeegee blade and the pressurized squeegee traverses over the stencil, the paste has a tendency to roll to the side due to centrifugal forces.
Constructed from food grade, reinforced and recyclable polypropylene, this innovative handle is strong and rigid ensuring effective and thorough cleaning down through the broom and squeegee heads.
Paste deflectors are mechanically set at each end of the squeegee to help alleviate paste trails.
Not surprisingly, this analysis has little support among screen printing specialists, particularly among those involved in making squeegees.
WHERE THE SQUEEGEES TRY TO CLEAN UP:n Junction of Newport Road, Fitzalan Place and West Grove.
Cannot be used for structured PCBs because the squeegees cannot remove excess material from between the conductors.
Similarly, according to The Toronto Star: "Unlike the New York squeegees, Toronto's bunch are younger, white, the majority homeless, and, in typical Canadian fashion, more polite" (The Toronto Star, 08/08/96: G10).
The keys to success are buying a good squeegee and keeping it fitted with a sharp, new rubber blade.
Although servo drives and programmable logic controllers have been used successfully for years to handle indexing needs, they were much too expensive to be used for squeegee movement.
As he sponges and squeegees, a clear plastic scrim is periodically lowered from the ceiling to the floor of the stage.
To cut costs, I ordered twelve small screens, twelve bases with wing nut hinges attached, some extra screening fabric, squeegees, water soluble inks, and tape and cord to replace screens.