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The most commonly found are plain woven, twill woven or Dutch woven wire mesh. Most basic filtering applications will use a simple square mesh such as plain woven; this is the most commonly manufactured type of screen cloth. Read More…

Screen Cloth Filter cloth, or screen cloth, is a type of wire mesh used for filtration and straining. A wide range of weave styles are possible, and these are used depending on their suitability to different applications.
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Hanover, PA  |  800-232-3332

We’ve been a leading manufacturer and distributor of wire cloth/mesh for 70 years, sourcing and stocking North America’s largest selection of wire cloth products – over 5000 in our warehouse. We offer processing capabilities such as precision cutting, calendering, heat treating, cleaning and coating and weave domestically most alloys including brass, copper, Hastelloy, Monel and others into wire mesh, sieves, screens, strainers & filter cloth.

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Gerard Daniel Worldwide $$$

Vineland, NJ  |  800-257-5241

Compass Wire Cloth performs wire cloth fabrication, offering replacement panels (custom or standard edging), aggregate screens and related products. Stainless steel bolting cloth is kept in inventory as is wire cloth in cut pieces plus full and slit rolls. Other wire cloth grades are inventoried.

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Compass Wire Cloth Corporation         $$$

Lancaster, PA  |  717-394-6871

Hoyt Wire Cloth is a family-owned business that has been serving a variety of markets for over 50 years. We have experience producing wire cloth for industries such as coal, landscaping, concrete, gravel & sand, and more. Our line of wire mesh products includes self-cleaning screens, perforated plate, screening accessories, and more. If you have a design in mind call us and will manufacture what you need.

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Hoyt Wire Cloth $$$

City of Industry, CA  |  888-258-5200

Surpassing industry standards with an impressive variety of ISO 9001 certified wire meshes, screens, welded wire mesh, galvanized wire mesh, stainless steel screens, filters & sieves, Lawrence Sintered Metals manufactures woven, welded & sintered wire cloth.

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Lawrence Sintered Metals, Inc. $$$

Corona, CA  |  800-486-7730

Since 1948, California Wire Products has been a leading manufacturer of woven wire mesh products. Our line of products include lockers, machine guarding, pallet racking protectors, and more. Our woven wire mesh products are designed with extreme precision through the use of advanced 3D modeling software and techniques. Contact us today and our team will help you find the perfect product to fit your needs.

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California Wire Products $$$
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Also known as wire cloth, screen cloth can be manufactured with different diameters of wire and with weave openings determined by the specifications of the intended application and can being used for filtering very fine substances as well as heavy duty screens able to bear large loads. Metal filter screens are typically used for separating solids from each other according to particle size and for clear filtration of liquids and slurries.

Industries such as chemical manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, water purification, refrigeration, metalworking, gas separation, the automotive and aerospace make wide use of hardware cloth, as do many other industrial sectors. Different types of screens constructed using screen cloth include shaker or vibrating screens for sifting and sizing, baskets, liners and separator rings.

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There are a number of variables to decide upon in the manufacturing of wire cloth such as mesh count, wire diameter of both warp and weft wires and weave style. Mesh count refers to the size of the openings in the weave, the higher the mesh count of a certain cloth, the smaller the opening, allowing the mesh to be used to filter fine materials. Wire diameter and weave style will also affect the straining quality of a wire screen.

Twilled Dutch weaves are a common choice for filter/screen cloths as they offer greater strength and can filter extremely fine materials due to the complexity of the weave and its ability to create small openings. Material choice is another factor that will be determined based on the usage of the screen. Metals are chosen based on their resistance to corrosion, abrasion, and heat.

For applications such as food processing or pharmaceutical, stainless steel will be used to construct the wires as it is corrosion resistant and easily cleaned, allowing for sterile processing. Aluminum will be used in lightweight filtering applications while brass, copper, bronze and steel can all be used for more robust purposes. Metal filter cloths do not typically deteriorate during filtering and so are a long lasting process component.

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