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Aluminum Screen - 20" x 24" - 305 Mesh
Aluminum Screen - 20" x 24" - 305 Mesh
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Pre-coated and burned screens ship out in 24-72 hours and are nonreturnable.

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SKU: SCREEN-2024-305

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Screen Details

305 Mesh screens are best used with water based inks and work well for super fine halftone graphics and full color designs using the CMYK 4 color process. Our aluminum screen frames are constructed with 6063T5 alloy, making them extremely durable and long lasting. Each screen is hand cut and welded to insure a water tight seal. After they are cut and welded, they are sanded smooth for flatness.

Pre-Coated Screens

Getting your screen professionally pre-coated with emulsion saves you a lot of time and money if you are prone to spilling emulsion and doing a generally poor coat job. Our pre-coated screens ship in light safe bags and arrive ready to expose, so you can open the bag and go straight to burning! All our pre-coated and burned screens come coated with our TX-Discharge emulsion, which is the strongest emulsion we carry. It stands up to all ink types, including plastisol, water based, discharge, solvent, uv, and more.

Pre-Burned Screens

Without the proper equipment and experience, exposing screens can be a real hassle. Beginning screen printers will often give up on the craft because of their inability to burn a screen correctly. But not anymore! Our screen burning service makes it ridiculously easy to get your image professionally burned onto a screen, so all you have to worry about is printing your design.

Get your pre-burned screen in 3 simple steps!
1) Choose your burning option.
2) Add to cart and checkout.
3) Upload your artwork.

*Please refer to our artwork requirements before sending us your artwork. Art files that do not meet our requirements are subject to a $50/hr. artwork fee (we will notify you beforehand if any artwork charges will need to be applied). To avoid separate artwork charges, be sure to follow our artwork requirements!


What is "Image Area"? Image Area is the total space available for your artwork to fit in to. Whichever image area option you choose should be the canvas size of the artwork you upload with the order.

Can I fit multiple images on my screen?
Absolutely! You can place as many images as you want in the allotted "Image Area" you choose. Just keep in mind that the more images you have burned on the screen, the more taping you will have to do and the more difficult it will be to print with.

Why are the image areas much smaller than the screen dimensions? The screen dimensions include the actual frame, which consists of 1.5" walls. This means a 20"x24" screen actually has a 17"x21" inner dimension. Your image should be at least 2.5" away from these inner walls of the frame to allow room for your squeegee, ink, and areas of mesh that are too taught, which brings the max printable area of a 20"x24" screen down to 12"x16". These same basic principles apply to all other screen frame sizes.

What if I want my image burned in a specific spot on the screen? If you'd like your artwork (the total image area) to be burned in a specific spot on the screen, please let us know your specifications in the Order Comments section on the checkout page. If you have multiple images being burned on one screen and want them spaced a certain way from each other, this should be done by you in the provided art work.

How long will the image on my screen last? As long as the screen is used and cared for properly, the burned image should withstand thousands of prints. Use screen chemicals sparingly, keep mesh away from sharp objects, don't scrub screen with extremely rough surfaces, etc.

How long will it take for my screen/s to ship? Orders placed before 4pm (PST) are ready to ship the following business day, as long as the print ready artwork is also received by 4pm. Please note this only applies to screens that are in stock at our warehouse. If you are able to add the screen to your cart and check out, the screen is in stock.

What is print ready artwork? Please refer to our artwork requirements found here.

When and where do I upload my artwork? After you add your screens of choice to your cart and check out, you will be directed to an order confirmation page with an artwork uploader. Upload your artwork file/s to this form, and put your Order # in the Subject line. Press send and you're good to go!

Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 5 Write a review.

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January 25, 2018
Reviewer: Evan Snode from Painesville, OH United States  

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Thanks! April 14, 2017
Reviewer: Brian Thornhill from San Jose, CA United States  
Super fast delivery through mail and really high quality materials. Thanks!

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Very Detailed. Awesome Integrity. You guys rock. June 5, 2014
Reviewer: Niki from Manassas, VA United States  
In a nut shell, I had a pretty detailed project I jerry-rigged at home, making a jig for screen printing a 2 color onto 1/4" wood. And I am as rookie as they come. Whoh. Anyways, they helped me figure out what screen would work best for the artwork, warned me about high mesh count and possible ink drying in the screen, which totally helped me master-plan my process. and when my screen arrived, the image(s) were centered perfectly, and it made my job easy. The job was so quick and the prints came out amazing, and I (and my clients) are more than pleased. I will be ordering a lot :)

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Great Screen!!! May 19, 2014
Reviewer: Joseph Nicolia from Rockville, MD United States  
Beautifully coated. Crisp as all hell. Great, sturdy packaging. Well protected. Amazing films. Cool art on the packaging and the padding.

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Screen burning was awesome! May 1, 2012
Reviewer: Micol Cazzell from Manteca, CA United States  
The screen as a product was just fine; no complaints. Let me add in this section that I took advantage of Anthem's screen burning service, and my prints are perfect!! I will be using their services again in the future for sure!

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