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Full-Court Press

(May 2013) posted on Tue May 07, 2013

There's no limit to where screen printing can go.

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By Ben P. Rosenfield

This article, published on DesignBUILD Source's Website, shows one of the countless applications in which screen printing plays an integral part. This time, the printing process finds a home on the basketball court of tomorrow. Its glass flooring features LED-illumination -- a design from ASB Systembau GMBH. The ASB Glassfloor, as its known, consists of 160 glass panels. Each panel is coated with a special ceramic formulation that's deposited via screen printing. The ceramic curface treatment is formulated to enhance the floor's shock-absorbent qualities and make the panels resistant to skid, scratching, and etching. The floor's illumination is controlled by touchscreen.


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