Wire Screens

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Wire screen products include flour sifters, cooking strainers, wire netting, bend screens, resin traps, support grids, intake screens and extruder screens. Read More…

Wire Screens Wire screens are thin metal wires woven in a criss-crossed horizontal and vertical pattern to form open yet protective barriers. Also referred to as wire sieves, wire screens are often used to protect, shield and filter.
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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.

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Langley Wire Cloth Components, Inc. $$$

Philadelphia, PA  |  800-875-6374

Have a use for standard filter weave? Or do you need something more complicated such as a twill weave or even a twill double dutch? Search no more! We offer these patterns and more for your convenience. Our filter screens rival with other brands as a top notch product. We have been specializing in high quality services since 1854 and will continue to provide excellent service into the future. If you have any questions please don`t hesitate to send us an email or call us!

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Edward J. Darby & Son, Inc. $$$

Berkeley, CA  |  800-227-1570

Since 1969, TWP has been manufacturing, distributing and fabricating wire mesh, hardware cloth, stainless steel wire mesh, RFI shielding, insect screens and woven wire cloth, to name just a few of our products. We have different meshes, too—diagonal, flat wire, galvanized, intercrimp, etc.

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Troy, MI  |  800-458-3286

Since 1885, Phoenix Wire Cloth has been a wire cloth manufacturer of industrial wire cloth, welded wire cloth, wire mesh, stainless steel wire cloth and filter cloth. Phoenix Wire Cloth produces wire cloth for fences as well as safety and security equipment and supplies.

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Phoenix Wire Cloth $$$

West Lafayette, OH  |  740-209-2104

Since 1963, Yankee Wire Cloth Products has been specializing in the custom design and manufacture of perforated metal, wire cloth, expanded metal, mesh screen and other filter media. If you need other filter media, we can produce your product in expanded or perforated metal, felt or paper. Contact us today.

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Yankee Wire Cloth Products, Inc. $$$
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A diverse range of industries use wire screens including: food and beverage, chemical and petroleum, for liquid filtration systems in order to catch unwanted media and debris; automotive and aerospace, for nozzles, intake screens and oil filters; construction and architecture, for window screens, gratings and wall panels; and industrial manufacturing for strainers, filtration systems and vibrating screens.

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Each different type of wire screen has specified wire gauges and weaves, making them more suitable for certain applications and industries than others. For example, the wire screen gauge range can include very thin and fine screens, like window screens, or thicker and stronger screens, like fencing. Wire screens can be made from a number of different metals, including stainless steel, aluminum, copper and brass; however, plain steel is the most common material used for most applications.

Wire screens are fabricated from very thin pieces of metal wire that are formed through wire drawing, which is a process that forces wire through a die, thus decreasing the wire's diameter. After this process, the wires can be either woven or welded in order to make a screen. Weaving is a process used for screens with smaller gauges where perpendicular wires are interlaced. In waving, wire is woven onto a typically rectangular solid metal frame in an over and under pattern in order to create a mesh, which allows for some amount of space between where the interlocked wires cross but still operates in a guarding capacity. In regards to welding, the two most common methods are metal inert gas (MIG) welding and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding.

In the MIG welding process, electricity is utilized from a continuous wire feed in order to melt and join together wires. In addition, an inert gas is used to ensure that the weld is protected from any sort of contamination. TIG welding is similar, but much more complex since it utilizes a non-consumable electrode formed from tungsten, a shielding inert gas and, at times, also adds a filler material. For stronger applications, welding should be used since it increases the screen's strength. In addition, welded wire screens are easily cut to size; however, woven wire screens may easily come unraveled.

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