Copper Wire Slugs and Rodents
Copper wire slugs and rodents, made from pure copper wire. This mesh is tubular, flat (approximately 4 inches wide) and rolled for ease of storage and use.
Rolls of copper mesh are used to fill cracks where pipes enter the home, as well as gaps around foundation vents. It is easy to shape, cut, and install. As copper is much easier to work with than steel wool, it will not rust and will hold up to the elements over time.
Check out this helpful video guide on knitted copper wire wool that we recently added to our YouTube channel.
Copper Wire Mesh Anti Slug Anti Rodent
Copper rat mesh cannot be chewed through by rodents. Fill cracks and holes tightly to prevent pests such as rats, mice, squirrels, and birds from entering. You can use rodent control mesh on its own to plug gaps up to 50mm in diameter, or you can combine it with expanding polyurethane foam to plug gaps larger than 50mm. To use with expanding foam, insert the copper mesh into the void to be filled, then insert the nozzle of the foam can into the centre of the mesh ball and disperse the foam.
The copper slug barrier is easy to install around vegetable raised beds and pots. It ensures your vegetables and vulnerable plants thrive without being afflicted by snails or slugs. The best form of slug control is deterrent and this copper mesh for pest control is the best deterrent.
Copper wire slugs and rodents control can also be used as an effective cleaning utensil, as well as a copper scouring pad. The anti-microbial properties of copper are ideal for this application.
Why Choose The Mesh Company?
Our group have been in the mesh industry for over 150 years. We are one of the UK’s most trusted mesh suppliers because:
- Quality products: We offer high-quality products that are designed to meet the needs of a wide range of customers.
- Wide range of products: We are known for offering a wide range of products, including mesh, fencing, netting, and other related products.
- Experienced staff: Our staff are knowledgeable, experienced, and can provide expert advice and assistance to customers. This can be especially helpful for customers who are unsure about which product to choose or who have specific requirements. We also regular write blogs and help guides to help explain what our materials can be used for.
- Competitive prices: We are sure that our prices are always the lowest around. This makes us an attractive option for customers who are looking for a cost-effective solution.
- Customer service: The Mesh Company place a high priority on service and offer excellent support and assistance to our customers. This can help to ensure that you will have a positive experience when working with The Mesh Company.
What Other Rodent Mesh Options Are Available?
The Mesh Company has an enormous range of rodent control wire mesh products. We truly are an industry leader among suppliers of weld mesh and woven wire materials. With the capabilities we have in-house, we can provide virtually anything you require.
Our rodent mesh range includes options in copper, stainless steel & galvanised. We have it by the full width, smaller width rolls and by the cut sheet.
We are also proud to stock air brick vent mesh panels, designed to go straight onto airbricks to prevent rodent ingress.
FAQs For This Product
Does Copper Mesh Make Good Rodent Netting?
To exclude mice, stuff copper mesh wool into small cracks. Rodents cannot enter tight spaces by crawling through copper mesh. Rodents cannot crawl through copper mesh so they must find another location to gather and cause damage. By stuffing copper mesh into holes and openings and other possible points of entry, rodents are hindered from getting in.
The copper mesh wire mesh will not rust and, more importantly, rodents cannot chew through it. It should, however, be tightly packed inside with foam or sealant, since rats will move it if they have the opportunity.
As a general rule, if you close an opening around a pipe or wire with just expanding foam, rodents will chew through it. By placing copper mesh in the hole first and then using expanding foam, the mesh will be enclosed by the foam.
What Are The Key Composition and Properties?
It is easy to work, join, and install copper due to its ductility. Metallurgically, it can be joined by welding, soldering, or brazing. Due to its softness, it can fit into most design configurations.
Copper is rigid as well as readily formable, so it adds to the integrity of the system even when adverse conditions exist.
Copper wire mesh is used for shielding and earthing in telecommunication joints and other applications. The wire mesh should be applied with a slight tensile force, without pleats, and with a half overlap. A constant force spring or soldering must be used to fix the ends of the wire mesh.
We advise that copper does not react with water, but it does slowly react with atmospheric oxygen to form a brown-black layer of copper oxide. The oxide layer, in contrast to the oxidation of iron by moist air, prevents any further corrosion of the bulk.
Our copper wire mesh does not support the growth of bacteria.
Copper has long-lasting and maintenance-free properties, making it an ideal material for mechanical and industrial systems. Copper never needs to be painted to be corrosion-resistant. A thin film also forms that offers natural corrosion protection.
Copper wire mesh won’t burn or support combustion. Floors, walls, and ceilings will not catch fire, and it will not decompose into toxic gases.
Whether in a raw state or as part of a manufactured product, copper can be recycled 100% without affecting its quality. Based on volume, copper is the third most recycled metal after iron and aluminium.
Check out our blog ‘COPPER RODENT MESH: A TRIED AND TESTED SOLUTION TO KEEP RATS & MICE AWAY’ for more information on this product. Our goal for our blogs and help guides is to answer as many questions as possible to help to explain the possibilities of mesh to our customers. Contact our team today if you have any questions at all. We are always really keen to help in any way that we can.
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