316 Stainless Steel Pond Filter Wire Mesh
0.263mm hole 316 stainless steel pond filter wire mesh in top quality 316 marine grade made from 0.16mm wire. As you can see from the image this is a fine mesh specification. The holes are very small and not especially visible by naked eye. It is of interest to anyone who needs a fine mesh for any application. As a result of the fineness of the wires, you would be able to bend and fold this mesh by hand very easily.
This mesh has proven to be a fantastic pond filter media. Its ultra-fine 0.263mm holes ensure superior debris and particulate removal, maintaining crystal-clear water quality. Constructed from premium 316 stainless steel, the mesh offers exceptional durability and resistance to corrosion, ensuring long-lasting performance. With a 0.16mm wire thickness, it guarantees both strength and flexibility. Ideal for various pond sizes and applications, this mesh serves as a reliable and efficient solution, enhancing the overall health and aesthetics of your aquatic environment.
Wire Cloth Specification
The specifications of this woven wire mesh are as below:
- Mesh Count = 60 holes per linear inch. The amount of holes measured against a straight line inch. This small hole size makes this plain woven mesh the ideal pond filter media
- Holes / Wires Per Square Inch = 3,600 holes per square inch. The amount of holes per linear inch squared
- Wire Thickness = 0.16mm. The thickness of each wire. The structure is thicker than this where two wires meet
- Hole Size / Aperture = 0.263mm. This is the square hole size from wire to wire
- Open Area % = 39%. The amount of the mesh that is open. The higher this number the more open a mesh is
- Cut With – Standard kitchen scissors. We would use scissors to cut this mesh to size
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:
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What Other Woven Mesh Options Are Available?
The Mesh Company has an enormous range of woven 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.
Copper, brass, black, and galvanised steel wire mesh materials are also available in large stock quantities at bargain prices. See our blog for specific information on all of our various material options.
FAQs For This Product
How Do I Install Mesh Into My Pond Filtration System?
Installing the mesh into your pond filtration system is a straightforward process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you:
- Measure and Cut: Measure the dimensions of the area where you want to install the mesh. Use appropriate tools to cut the mesh to the required size, ensuring a snug fit.
- Clean the Pond: Before installation, clean the pond thoroughly to remove any debris or contaminants that could clog the mesh later.
- Position the Mesh: Place the cut mesh in the designated area of your filtration system. For example, it could be a filter box, a pre-filter, or any other suitable part of the system.
- Secure the Mesh: Depending on your filtration system’s design, use clips, fasteners, or other securement methods to hold the mesh firmly in place.
- Connect the Flow: Ensure that the water flow in your filtration system passes through the mesh. This will allow the mesh to effectively filter out debris and particulates from the water.
- Test and Adjust: Once installed, turn on the filtration system and observe its performance. If necessary, make any adjustments to improve the water flow or mesh positioning.
- Regular Maintenance: Periodically check the mesh for clogs or debris buildup, and clean or replace it as needed to maintain optimal filtration efficiency.
How Does The 0.263mm Hole Size Improve Filtration Efficiency?
There are several different ways in which the 0.263mm hole size improves the filtration efficiency of the filter. As a result of the ultra-fine aperture, even the tiniest debris and particulates are effectively removed from the water, thus preventing the accumulation of these particles and maintaining crystal-clear water in the pond. This precise hole size allows for an efficient flow of water through the mesh, which reduces clogs and backpressure, therefore optimizing the efficiency of the filtration system. This 0.263mm hole size enhances the overall effectiveness of the filtration process by capturing fine particles and preventing them from re-entering the pond, resulting in a healthier and cleaner aquatic environment by preventing them re-entering the pond.
Why Is 316 Stainless Steel Chosen For The Mesh Construction?
- Corrosion Resistance: 316 Stainless Steel is renowned for its superior resistance to corrosion, especially in aquatic environments where exposure to water and moisture is constant. This ensures the mesh remains durable and unaffected by rust, prolonging its lifespan. This is the ideal grade for use in aquatic applications, such as for a pond filter media.
- Hygiene and Safety: The material’s non-reactive nature and smooth surface prevent the release of harmful substances into the water, ensuring the safety of aquatic life in the pond.
- Strength and Durability: 316 Stainless Steel offers excellent strength and structural integrity, making the mesh capable of withstanding the pressure and stresses associated with filtration operations.
- Aesthetic Appeal: The material’s polished and attractive appearance enhances the overall aesthetics of the pond, creating an appealing and visually pleasing environment.
- Longevity: Thanks to its resistance to corrosion and wear, the 316 Stainless Steel mesh can provide long-lasting filtration performance, reducing the need for frequent replacements and maintenance.
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