Aluminum Frame 20″x24” Mesh 305 Yellow


A 20×24 aluminum frame with 305 mesh screen is used in screen printing for projects that require extremely fine detail and high-resolution prints. The mesh count of 305 indicates that there are 305 threads per linear inch, making it much finer than the standard 160 mesh screen. This finer mesh allows for more intricate designs and greater control over ink deposition. Here are some specific applications for a 20×24 aluminum 305 mesh screen in screen printing:

  1. Fine Art Prints: This high mesh count screen is ideal for reproducing detailed artwork and photographs with exceptional precision and clarity.
  2. High-Resolution Graphics: The 305 mesh screen is perfect for printing graphics with small text, fine lines, and intricate patterns.
  3. Halftones and Gradients: Screen printing with a 305 mesh allows for smooth gradations and halftones, making it suitable for printing photorealistic images.
  4. Specialty Printing: When printing on unique or delicate materials like fine papers, fabrics, or textured surfaces, the finer mesh helps achieve excellent results.
  5. Electronics and PCBs: For printing conductive traces, solder masks, and other electronic components on circuit boards with high precision.
  6. Labels and Packaging: This screen is useful for printing detailed product labels and packaging designs with sharp edges and precise registration.
  7. Transfers and Overlays: The 305 mesh can be used to create transfer sheets or overlays for precise positioning on various substrates.
  8. Security Printing: Fine mesh screens are utilized in printing security features, such as microtext, hidden patterns, and security holograms.
  9. Textile Printing: For high-end fashion garments and fabrics that demand intricate designs and detailed artwork.

It’s essential to note that using a higher mesh count requires careful attention to ink viscosity, screen tension, and print technique. The finer mesh restricts ink flow more than lower mesh counts, and achieving proper ink deposition may involve adjustments in the printing process. Additionally, the 20×24 size is a common standard for screen printing, providing enough surface area for a variety of projects.


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To ensure safe and undamaged delivery, we strongly recommend ordering a minimum of two screens of the same size. By packaging them securely with the mesh facing inwards, we can reduce the risk of damage during transit by UPS or FedEx. Please note that River City will be unable to replace frames damaged during shipping for single frame orders. Your understanding and cooperation are valued as we strive to maintain the quality of our products throughout the shipping process. Thank you.

QuantityBulk Purchase Pricing
1 - 5$35.50 Per Item
6 or more$34.50 Per Item


Nortech Aluminum Frames with Standard Mesh are top-of-the-line screen printing frames that offer exceptional quality and durability for professional printmakers. These frames are meticulously crafted from high-grade aluminum, providing a lightweight yet sturdy structure that ensures longevity and consistent performance.

Each Nortech Aluminum Frame is precisely engineered to meet the demanding requirements of screen printing applications. The frames come in various sizes, making them versatile and adaptable to different printing projects. Their smooth and even surface promotes even ink distribution, resulting in sharp and detailed prints with excellent registration.

The frames are meticulously stretched with standard mesh, which is a popular choice for a wide range of screen printing jobs. The standard mesh offers a balanced combination of thread count and thickness, making it suitable for general printing tasks with various ink types and colors. It provides excellent ink flow while maintaining sufficient tension for accurate and repeatable printing results.

Nortech Aluminum Frames with Standard Mesh are designed to withstand the rigors of daily use in high-volume printing environments. They resist warping, corrosion, and wear, ensuring they remain in optimal condition for extended periods. Additionally, their easy-to-clean surface allows for efficient ink removal and preparation for the next print job.

For professional screen printers seeking reliability, consistency, and superior results, Nortech Aluminum Frames with Standard Mesh are a go-to choice. These frames, combined with the standard mesh, create a winning combination that caters to a broad range of printing needs, delivering impressive and long-lasting prints on various substrates with ease.

Technical Specifications

Thread Micron: 40

Mesh Opening Micron: 38

  • Size: 20 x 24in.
  • Material: Aluminum Frame
  • Mesh: 305
  • Color: Yellow Mesh
  • Printable Area: <14×18
  • Scoop Coater Size: 16″
  • Max Squeegee Size: 15″

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