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Mesh Count and You

Sage Larson

Different mesh counts are used for different applications in the screen printing process. What is mesh count? Well, mesh count is a measure of how many threads of polyester (used to be silk, centuries ago, hence ‘silkscreening’) cross each other per square inch of the screen. For example, a 110 mesh screen would have 110 threads crossing per square inch. The higher the mesh count, the finer the holes are in the screen. 

Step by Step: How To Screen Print On Wood

Kaitlyn Ingram

Thinking about trying out your trade on wood? Here’s a step by step guide to getting the best quality print possible. Step 1: Choose a High-Quality Water-Based Ink Water-based inks have gotten better and better over the years, and offer an eco-friendly option over plastisol inks. Ryonet’s Green Galaxy HSA Water Based Ink is friendly […]

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