Wire cloth is a versatile material that is used in applications across multiple industries. Also known as woven wire cloth or wire mesh, it’s a flexible and durable product that can be found in products ranging from food and beverage production to optical lenses.
The most common applications for wire cloth screens and wire cloth filter products are used in industrial and manufacturing work, particularly filtration and separation. Wire cloth is used in wastewater treatment plants, petrochemical facilities and juice manufacturing to reach the desired pulp level.
Among the most common industrial applications for wire mesh are:
It can also be used in commercial products such as insect screens or animal fences. Among the other uses are:
There are many different wire mesh sizes, materials and types available, creating an array of applications. Here’s a closer look at the different kinds of wire mesh available.
Depending on the application, there are different materials best suited for the job. Among the most common in industrial applications is stainless steel, including T-316 and T-304 compositions. T-304 stainless steel is the standard for many industrial applications, due to its affordability and resilient characteristics, including:
Other available materials for wire mesh include:
The right wire mesh provider can provide you with wire mesh in any metal or alloy needed.
Wire Mesh Size
Typically, wire mesh comes in 100-foot rolls and standard widths are 36″, 40″, 48″ and 60″.
Wire Mesh Weave
Different industrial and commercial applications require different weave types. At Newark Wire, we offer the following weave options:
In addition to these specifications, customers can choose the opening sizes, edge finishing and grade type (standard or market, bolting or milling), the latter of which refers to the wire diameter, opening size and percentage of open area
Newark Wire has been providing expert woven wire cloth products for more than a century. Learn more about how our products can meet your industrial needs by contacting us today.