Aluminium Woven Metal Wire Mesh
This metal wire mesh is one of the best methods of pest control is a rodent proof mesh deterrent. Our 1mm and 2mm hole heavy duty rodent wire mesh is ideal for blocking holes, airbricks and vents of all shapes and sizes.
Using the Mesh Company’s Rodent Mesh, you can prevent rodents of all sizes from entering your property. The process of rodent proofing is one of a series of steps you should take to ensure the safety of your building against rats, mice, or squirrels. Rodent infestations may lead to serious consequences, including the spread of disease and deterioration of hygiene.
By blocking off potential entry points, rodents can be prevented from entering. You should use a rodent proof sealant or wire mesh to block off possible entry points. Rodent proof wire mesh is a low-cost product that can be effectively utilized by both professionals and individuals.
If rats or mice wish to gain access to almost any environment in the home, this type of aluminium steel is the ideal choice.
- Holes / Wires Per Linear Inch = 10
- Holes / Wires Per Square Inch = 100
- Wire Thickness = 0.56mm
- Hole Size / Aperture = 1.98mm
- Open Area % = 60.77%
- Cut With – Tin snips or standard kitchen scissors. We suggest that you use scissors to cut this to the size that you require. We would use scissors ourselves to cut this mesh
It is of interest to anyone who needs a light mesh for any application. You would be able to fold this mesh by hand very easily. Once bent it would hold its shape.
Use ‘No More Nails’ or similar for affixing this mesh to airbricks and other vents.
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 Insect Mesh Options Are Available?
The Mesh Company has an enormous range of insect 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.
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How Is Aluminium Mesh’s Durability Compared To Other Materials?
Aluminium metal wire mesh holds a distinct position in the spectrum of mesh materials due to its unique combination of properties. When comparing its durability to other materials, several factors come into play:
- Corrosion Resistance: Aluminium naturally forms an oxide layer on its surface when exposed to air, which acts as a protective barrier against corrosion. This makes it particularly resilient in environments with moisture or chemicals, outperforming iron or steel meshes that might rust.
- Weight-to-Strength Ratio: Aluminium boasts a high strength-to-weight ratio. It’s lightweight compared to steel or copper, yet remains incredibly strong, making it suitable for applications where weight is a concern without compromising on durability.
- Flexibility: Aluminium is more malleable and flexible than many other metals. This means it can endure bending or shaping without breaking, whereas some materials might crack or snap.
- Thermal Conductivity: Aluminium mesh can disperse heat more effectively than materials like stainless steel. This characteristic makes it advantageous in applications requiring good heat dissipation.
- Reaction to Environmental Factors: Unlike materials such as copper, which might tarnish or patina over time, aluminium retains its appearance longer, though it can become duller without proper maintenance.
- Cost-effectiveness: Often, aluminium provides a more cost-effective solution than other metals like stainless steel or copper while still delivering a comparable level of durability.
Can The Mesh Be Painted Or Coated For Aesthetic Purposes?
Aluminium metal wire mesh with 2mm holes can technically be painted or coated, doing so might not be advisable for functional purposes. Painting or applying a thick coating can clog or block the holes in the mesh, compromising its intended functionality and airflow properties. For those prioritizing aesthetics, it’s crucial to consider the potential impact on the mesh’s performance. If a color change or aesthetic enhancement is desired, it would be best to opt for thin, specialized coatings that won’t obstruct the mesh openings.
Can Aluminium Metal Wire Mesh Resist Corrosion And Rust Over Time?
Unlike materials like iron, aluminium doesn’t rust. Instead, when exposed to air, aluminium forms a thin, protective oxide layer on its surface. This oxide layer acts as a shield, preventing the metal beneath from coming into contact with environmental factors that might cause corrosion.
This characteristic ensures that the aluminium mesh retains its strength and appearance for a long time, even when exposed to moisture or other potentially corrosive elements. It’s worth noting that while aluminium doesn’t rust like iron or steel, in highly acidic or alkaline environments, it may experience some level of corrosion. However, for most standard applications and environments, the aluminium mesh offers a durable and corrosion-resistant solution.
Check out our blog ‘what is woven wire mesh?’ 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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