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Well, hows it going everyone, as you can notice Im new to the forum and looking for a little guidance. I was wondering was the recommended mesh tpi for a screen? Does detailed designs play a factor into what mesh is needed?
Hope to hear from you soon, thanks in advance.
 

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Hi there
By tpi i assume you mean mesh count? (threads per inch)
I can give you u.k. counts.

For white print on dark shirts best use 34t - 55t by hand
For auto printing and half tone bases you can go up to 120t

For block colour on light garments 43t - 90t
For colour over a flash base 55t - 90t

As a general rule the finer the detail the higher mesh count you need to use.

Hope this helps
Phil
 

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Phil,
I read an article somewhere that if you use capillary film you can get by with a lower mesh count because the film itself holds quite a bit more detail. Do you know if this is true?
thanks
 
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