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All about woven wire mesh: How it’s made and used

Arrow Metal supplies an extensive range of woven wire mesh, but do you know how best to use this versatile metal material? Here’s what you need to know about woven mesh uses, how its made and its best applications:

What is woven wire mesh?

Woven wire mesh is manufactured by weaving longitudinal and transverse wires together. Using the technique, very fine mesh can be created right up to  coarse and high tensile mesh.

When are woven wire mesh uses?

Sturdy and stable, woven mesh is ideal for sifting and screening. Its uses range from industrial and environmental to food, mining and safety. It’s also used in architecture for function and appearance. Common architectural uses include building façades, staircase balustrades and guardrails, or as feature walls or room dividers.

What are the advantages of  woven wire mesh?

  • As the wires are securely interwoven, its perfect for durable applications such as fencing and balustrade
  • It’s versatile. With a large range of sizes and meshes, woven wire mesh can be used in many applications depending on requirements
  • The openness of the mesh allows good ventilation and circulation of heating and air-conditioning. It also allows light and sound to filter through

Arrow Metal stocks a large range of woven wire mesh in various profiles, in 304 grade and 316 grade stainless steel and brass.

For inspiring uses of woven wire mesh, take a look at Arrow Metal’s Pinterest page.

Posted: December 11, 2016

One response to “All about woven wire mesh: How it’s made and used”

  1. Derek Dewitt says:

    I’ve been interested in how wire mesh is used lately so this article was very engaging. I like that you mention how wire mesh is versatile and used in different projects. I think the openness gives it a lot of uses because it has good circulation and airflow. Thanks for sharing!

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