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SCREEN PRINTING MESH COUNT GUIDE
Screen Mesh Count Basics
Understanding screen mesh count begins with understanding what the count means. The so-called mesh refers to the particle size or thickness of the material. The general definition refers to the number of meshes in an area of 1 inch × 1 inch, that is, the number of meshes of the screen. The material can pass through the mesh is defined as How many meshes: For example, 200 meshes, the material can pass through a sieve with 200 meshes in 1 inch x 1 inch. The general conversion value is: 1T≈2.5 mesh, mesh number=T number*2.5;
Screen printing mesh count is a very important factor to be considered when setting up a job to screen print. The mesh count or number refers to the number of threads per inch. There is also a measurement for the diameter of the thread which also can be necessary to consider.
The right mesh count can go a long way towards producing the results you’re after.
With that in mind, we’re providing a primer to help you better understand mesh count and know where to start when trying ou different mesh counts for different types of prints. Pls contact us for more details.