Heavy Duty Woven Wire Mesh
3.3mm hole heavy duty mesh in top quality 304 grade stainless steel made from 0.9mm wire. As you can see from the image, this is a heavy woven mesh specification. 3.3mm aperture is fairly large to be woven to form a mesh netting, as a consequence it requires a thick wire to produce.
This particular product features a mesh count of 6 holes per linear inch, translating to 36 holes per square inch. The wire thickness is 0.9mm, and the hole size or aperture is 3.3mm, providing an open area percentage of 62%. The use of stainless steel ensures that the mesh is resistant to rust and corrosion, making it ideal for prolonged use in various environments. This heavy-duty wire mesh is incredibly versatile and can be utilized for a range of applications, two of which are rodent control and soil sieving. The mesh’s robust construction ensures that it acts as an effective barrier against rodents, preventing them from accessing specific areas while allowing ventilation and visibility. This feature is especially useful in agricultural and domestic settings. Furthermore, the heavy-duty wire mesh is also perfect for soil sieving applications. Its design allows for the efficient separation of particles, making it easier to remove unwanted debris from soil, which is crucial for gardening and landscaping projects. The 62% open area allows for maximum particle passage while still filtering out larger unwanted materials. Overall, The Mesh Company’s stainless steel heavy-duty wire mesh is a durable and practical solution for various applications, providing benefits such as rodent control and soil sieving, which are essential for maintaining a clean and healthy environment.
Wire Cloth Specification
The specifications of this woven wire mesh are as below:
- Mesh Count = 6 holes per linear inch
- Holes / Wires Per Square Inch = 36 holes per square inch
- Wire Thickness = 0.9mm
- Hole Size / Aperture = 3.3mm
- Open Area % = 62%
- Cut With – Tin snips, guillotine or angle grinder
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.
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
How Should I Cut Heavy Duty Wire Mesh?
Cutting stainless steel heavy-duty wire mesh requires some specific tools and safety precautions. Here are the steps to cut the mesh:
- Safety First: Wear safety goggles to protect your eyes from flying particles, and gloves to protect your hands from sharp edges.
- Measure and Mark: Measure the area you want to cut and mark the cutting lines on the mesh with a marker.
- Use the Right Tools: For heavy-duty wire mesh, it is recommended to use tin snips or aviation snips for manual cutting. For larger projects or thicker mesh, an angle grinder with a metal cutting wheel or an electric metal shear may be more suitable.
- Cut Along the Lines: Carefully cut along the marked lines. If you are using tin snips, start from one edge and cut towards the centre. If using an angle grinder, secure the mesh to a stable surface and carefully cut along the lines.
- Smooth the Edges: After cutting, the edges of the mesh may be sharp. Use a file or sandpaper to smooth down the edges.
Is The Wire Mesh Suitable For Aquatic Applications, Such As Fish Ponds?
It is not recommended to use 304 grade woven wire mesh for aquatic applications such as fish ponds because it is less corrosion resistant than 316 grade. In saline or chlorinated waters, it is recommended to use 316 grade stainless steel wire mesh because it offers better corrosion resistance.
Can This Wire Mesh Act As A Shield Against Electromagnetic Interference?
It is true that stainless steel wire mesh can act as a shield against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Electromagnetic radiation can be trapped and dispersed by stainless steel, since it is a conductive material. The effectiveness of EMI shielding depends on several factors, including mesh count, wire thickness, and aperture size. To determine the most suitable mesh specifications for your specific EMI shielding application, it is advisable to consult a professional or the manufacturer.
Check out our blog ‘using wire mesh to sieve soil’ for a detailed dive into how this mesh can be used.
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.
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Contact our team today if you have any questions at all. The team at The Mesh Company are always really keen to help in any way that we can.
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