Steel Mesh

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If uncoated, regular steel mesh should not be exposed to water for long periods of time or on a regular basis because it will rust and oxidize; stainless steel mesh is water resistant and ideal for these applications. Read More…

Steel Mesh Mesh and wire cloth made of standard steel is inexpensive, tough, temperature resistant and fares well over long periods of time.

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Adamsville, TN  |  800-664-0748

Our wire mesh is among the best on the market today. We have been in the business of bringing excellent customer service since we opened our doors to the public. Our qualified and friendly staff is trained in working with you from the beginning of the design process until you have the finished product that you are fully satisfied with. We have made it our mission to turn first-time customers into life-long connections. Come and visit our website for more information or send us an email today!

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Langley Wire Cloth Components, Inc. $$$

Morrisville, PA  |  800-523-0575

Since 1976, Universal Wire Cloth Company has been a leader in the wire cloth industry. By being a family owned and operated business, we are able to provide our customers with personal care and the highest quality products from custom “in house” wire weaving to a inventory with a huge range of wire mesh specs and services including OEM replacements screens. Call us today for more information or visit our website to see all of our products and services.

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Universal Wire Cloth Company $$$

Corona, CA  |  877-214-4078

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 $$$

Hanover, PA  |  800-323-5585

IWM International manufactures metallic fine wire, woven wire mesh, and provide value-added contract manufacturing services to meet our customers’ exact requirements. We make our wire and woven mesh products from materials such as aluminum, commercial bronze & copper, low carbon & stainless steel alloys. We manage product quality through stringent compliance to our ISO 9001:2015 certified quality management systems. Contact us today to learn more!

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IWM International LLC $$$

Edison, NJ  |  732-661-2001

Newark Wire Works Inc., established in 1910, manufacturers woven and welded wire mesh partitions, co-location lockers and cages, wire mesh tenant storage lockers, railing infill panels, custom wire mesh bridge panels, along with a variety of custom fabricated Products. Our products are available for quick delivery worldwide. Let our experienced sales department assist you with your design today!

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Newark Wire Works $$$
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If steel mesh does not come in contact with moisture or harsh chemicals, it will not erode or wear out easily. Useful within the mining, mineral, commercial products, furniture, construction, automotive, sports equipment, food processing and restaurant, kitchen, military and architectural industries, steel mesh is high in strength and handles stress, continuous use and heavy weight well. It is commonly found within manufacturing plants and warehouses because it doesn't inhibit air flow.

Fireplace screens, oil strainers, gutters, chimney caps, automobile grills, military equipment, heavy equipment transportation baskets, window guards, shaker screens, and gravel or stone sifters for separating minerals and coal are often made out of woven wire mesh. Chain link gloves worn by kitchen workers who operate meat slicers and work with knives are made of steel mesh, as are the large screens behind home plate on a baseball field. The filter screens are used as an alternative to glass in kitchen cabinets and insulation backing that helps keep it in place.

Stamped Wire Mesh Shapes and Parts Steel Mesh - Universal Wire Cloth Company

Steel mesh is usually woven into a plain, standard square pattern. Perpendicular steel wires are interlaced over and under each other into a tight criss-cross pattern. Complex weaves, including Dutch weave, twilled, twilled Dutch, reverse Dutch and five heddle are sometimes used to increase strength or decrease the hole gauge. Larger gauge steel mesh is welded together at cross points. The wires are generally thin due to extrusion, where thicker wire is forced through a die of smaller diameter until the wire is of the desired thickness.

Standard steel is often alloyed with metals like chromium and nickel, to resist staining, corrosion and to increase the metal's ability to weld and form. To improve durability and corrosion resistance, the steel is often hot dipped in zinc, a secondary process known as galvanizing. Variations in the steel's carbon content also alters and enhances certain properties. Steel with high carbon content has a better resistance to abrasion and impact, while low carbon content steel is easier to cut, weld and form. If steel mesh is used outdoors, it is often treated with a sealant or painted to prevent and slow the rusting process.

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