Welded wire mesh fencing is constructed by fusing metal wires at their intersection points. The metal wires are made from steel, stainless steel or iron.
Depending on the diameter of metal wires, the welded wire mesh fencing can either be light or heavy gauge.
Electro-galvanised welded wire mesh can be categorised into two different types:
- Electro-galvanised before welding and
- Electro-galvanised after welding
Galvanised wire mesh fencing is very well-liked among industrial users of wire mesh due to its low price point and easy installation process.
As a building materials supplier, Progress Abms offers a wide variety of diameter wires and mesh panel opening sizes for your wire mesh fence.
Advantages of Wire Mesh Fencing
- Low cost
As wire mesh fences have a long lifespan and require little maintenance, they make a cheap option in the long run.
Wire mesh fences are versatile – they can be cut, bent or welded. They also come in a variety of shapes and sizes to best suit your needs.
Wire mesh fences give you a clear view of what happens outside of your enclosed area while still providing you with a well-defined border.
- Easy to install
You can save on time, manpower and costs as wire mesh fences are easy to install.
Common Applications of Wire Mesh Fencing
Here are some of the common areas you can find wire mesh fences being utilised:
- Cages and enclosures
- Windows and safety guards
- Farms and gardens
- Pipe fence systems
- General industrial use
FAQs About Wire Mesh Fencing
Using a process called welding, individual wires are warped over and under two wires at the same time. This forms a sturdy, reinforced mesh that is perfect for security purposes.
Other than wire mesh fencing, other common fences used for security purposes include: