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ACC-0850 • Mesh Counts and Line Screen Formula


How do I know what line screen and mesh count I should use?

It's very important not only to choose a proper line screen for your art file to capture detail, but it's equally important to choose a proper mesh count that works with your line screen.


Here is an accepted formula for determining the mesh count.

Multiply your line screen by a factor of 5. Take the equal or next (higher) closest mesh count (i.e. Line screen of 45  x 5 = 225 so choose a 230 mesh or higher).

(i.e. Mesh to line screen formula is in reverse 230 mesh divided by 5 = 46 (line screen). 46 representing the "highest (finest)" line screen count that should be applied to a 230 mesh.

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