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Tetrabond Frameless Stencils

All ALPHA® Stencils are available as frameless foils for mounting in ALPHA® Tetra and VectorGuard foil frames. Alpha are now taking this technology to a new level with the launch of ALPHA® Tetreabond™. ALPHA® Tetreabond™ is the culmination of "frameless" stencil development; an  elegantly simple system designed to enhance the rigidity of the foil,  making safe mounting and demounting an easier proposition. Innovatively  encompassed in a thin, one piece aluminum extrusion, ALPHA®  Tetreabond™ stencil foils are designed for use with Tetra and  VectorGuard foil tensioning frames and are backward compatible with the  majority of frames currently in the market. They are available with all  ALPHA® stencil technologies (ALPHA® Cut, ALPHA® Nickel-Cut™and ALPHA® Form) to suit the majority of printer size requirements.

Key Product Features and Benefits:

  • Accurate - Image ‘float’, associated with mesh mounted stencils, is eliminated 
  • Safe - No sharp edges make ALPHA® Tetrabond™ foils safer to use and handle 
  • Excellent rigidity - Best-in-class. 
  • Easy to use - Mounting and demounting are achieved simply without the need for a loading jig. Foils can be readily cleaned when released from the frame, without the need for a washing jig. 
  • Durable - Rigid frame reduces potential for stencil handling damage 
  • Space efficient - Up to five ALPHA®  Tetrabond™ foils can be stored in the same space as a conventional framed stencil, each in its own protective cassette. 
  • Simple elegant design - The "Back" to Basics” design approach utilizing only three components (stencil foil, one part alloy sub-frame and advanced bonding system) provides enhanced performance while minimizing “opportunity for error” 



Q - Which stencil formats can you manufacture?
A - All formats : Tetra / Tetrabond / Vectorguard / Genesis / Tecfoil / FTS / Zelflex

Q - Sometimes my production schedule is tight , can you deliver same / next day?
A - We can deliver anywhere next day in the UK. Same day can also available if required

Q - Do I have to buy a new stencil adaptor to work with my printer if I use your stencils?
A - No - We can supply a pre-framed stencil to suit your printer or current tensioning system.

Q - What is the lead time to Ireland?
A - If we ship today the stencil would be delivered next working day.

Q - Is there any price increases based on the number of apertures?
A - No.

Q - What files are required in order to place a stencil order.
A - Preferably the full gerber pack so we can do a thorough check on the PCB data and ensure the correct design is applied. We can accept gerber or ODB++.

Q - What frame /stencil sizes can you offer.
A - All standard sizes up to 29”x29” – Larger meshed framed stencils can be produced but would be reviewed on request.

Q - I need production tooling as well as stencils can you supply print support fixtures?
A - Yes we offer a full range of tooling solutions, generally 5 working days or quick turnaround service if needed urgently.