Mesh is a woven wire cloth or wire mesh which is made out of metal strings of differing thickness. Wire mesh is a flexible and durable product that can be found in products ranging from food and beverage production to optical lenses. Its versatility makes it an ideal material in home décor and garden products used for making organizers, storage like caddies, bins, baskets, shelves, racks and shelving units. The metal is normally treated with anti-corrosive and waterproofed paint or plastic covering, which makes it an ideal candidate for outdoor furniture and high humidity areas like the kitchen and bathroom.
Wire mesh that is used for home products is used for many utilitarian products . It is mostly made of metals or mixed metals or reinforced metals like
- Galvanized Steel
- Steel — Carbon
- Steel — Plain
Any metal used is burnished or treated for waterproofing or with special covering to make it useful for home products.
Typically, wire mesh comes in standard widths of 36″, 40″, 48″ and 60″. It comes in a range of gauges and hole sizes. There are two kinds of wire mesh-woven wire mesh and welded wire mesh. Which wire is suitable depends on what the item will be used for and how much weight it is expected to bear.
Wire mesh is an exceedingly adaptable material that can be used for many kinds of home products. Wire cloth or wire screen is woven at different widths or gauges and the number and fines ness of the openings in the mesh and can be used depending on the required usage. It can be used for making
- Screens- including for door, gardens, separators between spaces
- Storage – bins, boxes, trays
- Display and Sorage—Stands, Shelves and Shelving units
- Gardening accessories- like screens for climbers, trellis, enclosures for plants, barrier fencing, holding pens
- Fences and gates
- Infill panels for railings and divider walls
- Trays for drawers
- Specialty mesh for architectural support constructing roads, ramps, fences
Welded wire mesh is an extremely versatile product that can come as coils or flat panels.
Wire mesh can be made of many materials but the common material is iron with some carbon (carbon steel). For gardening purpose nylon can be used for making mesh.
Rebar is a speciality mesh which is very strong and used while laying down the concrete foundation of buildings and roads and bridges.
- Easy to install
- Low cost
- Indoor and Outdoor usage
- Attractive display