Film/Screen Contact Test Tools 142D and 143D

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Inspection of cassettes for good film screen contact and screen integrity is an important but often overlooked quality control procedure. Poor film/screen contact can be the reason for areas of increased density, reduced density and blurring. The Film/Screen Contact Test Tools provide for easy evaluation of all cassettes up to 14 x 17 inches. The 142D is a wire mesh encased in plastic. The 143D is perforated brass, also encased in plastic.



  • Construction: Wire Mesh Screen (3 lines/cm) enclosed in plastic
  • Size: 37 x 44.5 cm (14.5 x 17.5 in)
  • Weight: 2.2 kg (4.9 lbs)


  • Construction: Perforated Brass with 24.4 mm (3/32 in) holes spaced 4mm (5/32 in) center to center
  • Size: 37 x 44.5 cm (14.5 x 17.5 in)
  • Weight: 2.8 kg (6.2 lbs)

Note: The 143D is the International Electrical Comission (IEC) and British standard film screen test tool.

0695-0125 Film/Screen Contact Test Tool 142D
0695-0126 Film Screen Contact Test Tool 143D