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Stainless Steel Wire Mesh

Stainless Steel Wire Mesh 101: An Introduction to the Material and its Uses

Stainless steel wire mesh is a strong and durable material used in a variety of applications. Made from stainless steel wire, it is resistant to corrosion, chemicals, and UV radiation, making it suitable for use in harsh environments. 

Available in different mesh sizes and wire diameters, it can be used for filtration, sieving, screening, and as a protective or decorative element in architectural and design projects.

Stainless steel wire mesh

Different types of stainless steel wire mesh

Type of Stainless Steel Wire Mesh Features Applications
304 Corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance, good strength Food industry, pharmaceutical industry, mining industry
316 Excellent corrosion resistance, higher tensile strength than 304, good welding properties Marine and coastal applications, chemical processing, medical equipment
316L Low carbon content for better corrosion resistance, high resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion, good welding properties Marine and coastal applications, chemical processing, medical equipment
430 Good corrosion resistance, lower cost than other types of stainless-steel wire mesh Architecture, automotive, and industrial applications
904L High resistance to corrosion, good weldability, and formability Chemical and petrochemical industries, pharmaceuticals

Benefits of stainless steel wire mesh

  • Corrosion resistance: Stainless steel wire mesh is highly resistant to corrosion, making it suitable for use in harsh and corrosive environments.
  • High temperature resistance: Stainless steel wire mesh can withstand high temperatures, making it ideal for use in high-temperature applications.
  • Good strength:Stainless steel wire mesh has good tensile strength, allowing it to withstand heavy loads and pressure.
  • Versatile: Stainless steel wire mesh can be used in a wide range of applications, including filtration, security, and decorative purposes.
  • Easy to clean:Stainless steel wire mesh is easy to clean and maintain, making it ideal for use in applications that require frequent cleaning.
  • Durable: Stainless steel wire mesh is a long-lasting material that can withstand wear and tear, reducing the need for frequent replacement.
  • Hygienic: Stainless steel wire mesh is a hygienic material that is easy to sterilize, making it ideal for use in food and beverage processing and medical applications.
  • Aesthetically pleasing:Stainless steel wire mesh is available in a range of weave patterns, allowing it to be used for decorative purposes.

Stainless Steel Wire Mesh Weave Type

plain weave

Plain Weave

twill weave

Twill Weave

Different Specifications and Sizes of Stainless Steel Wire Mesh

Weave Type Mesh Count Wire Diameter (in.) Opening (in.) Open Area (%) Weight (lbs/sq.ft)
Plain 2 0.063 0.437 76% 0.59
Plain 4 0.047 0.203 65% 1.09
Plain 8 0.028 0.097 64% 1.59
Plain 10 0.025 0.075 56% 1.94
Plain 20 0.014 0.042 54% 3.6
Plain 30 0.009 0.027 51% 4.82
Plain 40 0.007 0.02 46% 5.7
Plain 60 0.004 0.013 41% 6.79
Plain 80 0.003 0.01 40% 7.67
Plain 100 0.0025 0.008 38% 8.43
Twill 80 0.005 0.007 31% 0.77
Twill 100 0.0045 0.006 36% 0.68
Twill 120 0.004 0.0055 38% 0.78
Twill 140 0.0037 0.0049 41% 0.84
Twill 160 0.0032 0.0045 42% 0.92
Twill 180 0.0028 0.0041 43% 1.03
Twill 200 0.0024 0.003 34% 1.1
Twill 220 0.0022 0.0029 42% 1.23
Twill 240 0.002 0.0028 44% 1.34
Twill 260 0.0018 0.0027 46% 1.48

The Production Process for Stainless Steel Wire Mesh

The production process for Stainless Steel Wire Mesh is critical to ensuring the quality and performance of the final product. Our production process includes the following steps:

  • Selection of stainless steel wire:

We use high-quality stainless steel wire, which meets the required specifications and standards, to ensure the strength and durability of our Stainless Steel Wire Mesh.


  • Wire drawing:

The selected stainless steel wire is drawn through a wire drawing machine to reduce its diameter to the desired size.


  • Weaving:

The drawn wire is then fed into a wire mesh machine, where it is woven into a mesh pattern. We have various types of machines that produce different weave patterns, depending on the required specifications of the product.


  • Cutting:

The Stainless Steel Wire Mesh is cut to the required size and shape using a cutting machine.


  • Packing:

The finished Stainless Steel Wire Mesh is carefully packed to ensure it arrives in good condition at its destination.


To ensure the highest quality of our products, we use advanced machinery and equipment in the production process, and we employ skilled workers who have years of experience in the industry. Our commitment to the use of high-quality materials and state-of-the-art equipment guarantees that our Stainless Steel Wire Mesh are of the highest quality and meet or exceed customer expectations.


Quality assurance for our Stainless Steel Wire Mesh

To ensure the consistency and reliability of our stainless steel wire mesh, we have implemented a series of quality assurance measures during the production process, including:


  • Testing:

We perform various tests on our Stainless Steel Wire Mesh, including tensile strength, elongation, and corrosion resistance tests, to ensure they meet the required specifications and standards.


  • Certification:

We have obtained ISO 9001 certification, which guarantees that our products meet international quality management standards. We also provide certification documents for our Stainless Steel Wire Mesh, including material certifications, inspection reports, and test certificates.


  • Quality control standards:

We have implemented strict quality control standards throughout the production process, including the selection of raw materials, wire drawing, weaving, cutting, and packing. We monitor each step of the process to ensure the highest level of quality is maintained.


Our commitment to quality assurance ensures that our Stainless Steel Wire Mesh meet or exceed industry standards and customer expectations.

Min Quantity and Customized

At our company, we strive to meet our customers’ specific needs and requirements. We offer customization services for Stainless Steel Wire Mesh products, including size, mesh count, and wire diameter, to ensure the product meets your unique specifications.


In terms of the minimum order quantity, we understand that different customers have different needs. We can accommodate both small and large orders, with our minimum order quantity varying depending on the product and customization requirements.


Our goal is to provide the highest quality Stainless Steel Wire Mesh products to our customers, regardless of the order size or customization needs. We are committed to working closely with our customers to ensure they receive the best products and services that meet their unique needs and requirements.

FAQs for Stainsteel Steel Wire Mesh?

Stainless steel wire mesh is corrosion-resistant, durable, and easily sanitized.

Woven mesh is more flexible, while welded mesh is stronger.

Mesh count refers to the number of wires per inch and affects filtration and pressure drop.

Yes, it can be easily cut using scissors or wire cutters. you can use a mild detergent or degreaser. Be sure to rinse the grating afterwards to remove any residue.

It is used in industries such as aerospace, chemical processing, and water treatment, and for architectural purposes.

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