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How Is Wire Mesh Made?

What is Wire Mesh?

Wire mesh is a common type of metal screen consisting of parallel rows and intersecting columns of wire. Although similar in appearance and their applications, perforated metal sheet and expanded metal sheet are not types of wire mesh. Wire mesh comes in an almost limitless amount of shapes and sizes, and a large variety of materials and metal alloys.

How is Wire Mesh Made?

  The intersecting wires are typically joined together by welding or weaving – two of the more common forms of wire mesh. The solid wire used is usually made by progressively drawing down a metal in a series of round dies until the desired diameter has been achieved.

  There are two common types of mesh:

Welded Wire Mesh

Woven Wire Mesh


Welded wire mesh and woven wire mesh are used in many different fields. Several uses include:

Fences ,Sifters,Grills,Machine and equipment safety barricades,