Written Installation Instructions:
Below is the written installation instructions for installing the Gripper Kit on to the bottom side of a GT platen.
NOTE: It is important to place the side channels (15″ in length) just inside where the metal hanger attaches to the acrylic top.
Setting the Back Gripper Channel
When attaching the back gripper channel on the Adult Platen, please make sure that you place the gripper channel on the edge of the platen. This will keep the gripper channel far enough away from the platen support arm on the GT printer to allow you to adjust the platen height.
For the Youth Platen, the height adjustment will be minimized because there is less room to work with. You do have the ability to adjust the platen height that much. Some GT users prefer not to install the back gripper channel if they use the Youth Platen to print on a lot of thicker items.
Video Installation Instructions:
Below is a video showing how to install the Gripper Kit on an GT Adult Platen (14″ x 16″ size).
Learn more about the Gripper Kits.
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