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Galvanized Wire Mesh

Galvanized wire mesh is a strong, long-lasting metal mesh made from zinc-coated high-carbon steel wires. This zinc coating protects the mesh from rust and corrosion, making it ideal for indoor and outdoor applications. Its strength and versatility make galvanized wire mesh popular for fencing, sifting, filtering, reinforcement, and machine guarding in industrial and residential settings.

Exploring the Different Types of Galvanized Wire Mesh

Galvanized wire mesh comes in various configurations to suit your specific project. Look for galvanized wire mesh based on your needs:

  • Weave patterns: Square openings prioritize strength, while hexagonal mesh prioritizes flexibility. Diamond-shaped mesh is optimal for galvanized wire fencing.
  • Connection type—welded vs. woven: Galvanized welded wire mesh is welded at its connections while interlacing metal wires form galvanized woven wire mesh. Welded wire cloth is more rigid and can hold its shape better than woven wire cloth.
  • Gauge thickness: Galvanized wire mesh cloth is usually made from 12–14 gauge wire, about 2.5 mm thick. A thicker wire, or lower gauge, can generally withstand more physical stress. For example, a 9 to 12.5-gauge wire is better for more robust applications like fencing for larger animals, while a 16-gauge wire might be better for more delicate tasks. 
  • Mesh size: Galvanized wire mesh usually ranges from ½” to 4” openings. Smaller openings facilitate finer filtration, while larger openings allow better air or liquid flow.

Choosing the right combination of weave pattern, wire gauge, and mesh size in galvanized woven wire cloth or its welded counterpart ensures optimal performance in your application.

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Understanding the Advantages of Galvanized Wire Mesh

The key advantages of galvanized wire mesh include:

  • Durability and corrosion resistance: The zinc coating shields the steel core, creating exceptional resistance to rust and corrosion
  • Strength and security: Galvanized wire mesh is strong, making it ideal for reinforcing concrete or using it as a protective barrier.
  • Versatility: Galvanized wire cloth be formed into fences, cages, filters, and machine guards.
  • Cost-effective: Galvanized wire is often more affordable than other types, such as stainless steel, fiberglass, woven plastic, and expanded metal. 

Galvanized wire mesh is used for various applications, including animal enclosures, security fencing, separating materials, machine guards, and reinforced concrete.

The Custom Advanced Difference

Custom Advanced is your trusted provider for galvanized wire mesh. We offer high-quality products at affordable prices for residential and commercial use. Contact us today for your next galvanized wire cloth project.

Great customer service is our priority.

As a family-owned business, we treat every customer like a member of our own family. Our dedicated team is determined to go above and beyond to find the perfect product that suits your unique needs. If you need galvanized wire mesh or stainless steel wire cloth, Custom Advanced is ready to give you a seamless experience!

Industries Served

Custom Advanced caters to a number of industries and manufactures everything from chemical processing equipment to pipeline components. For over three decades, Custom Advanced Connections has delivered highly-durable, top-quality products to clients across a wide spectrum of industries. Throughout that time, we've established a prominent reputation for providing tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers, so they can keep their enterprises going and growing.

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