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Hardware Cloth Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of hardware cloth manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top hardware cloth manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any hardware cloth company can design, engineer, and manufacture hardware cloth to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach hardware cloth companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of stainless steel hardware cloth, vinyl coated hardware cloth, and nylon hardware cloth.

  • Hanover, PA

    We’ve been a leading manufacturer and distributor of wire cloth/mesh for 70 years, sourcing and stocking North America’s largest selection of wire cloth products – over 5000 in our warehouse. We offer processing capabilities such as precision cutting, calendering, heat treating, cleaning and coating and weave domestically most alloys including brass, copper, Hastelloy, Monel and others into wire mesh, sieves, screens, strainers & filter cloth.

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  • Morrisville, PA

    For over 45 years, UWC has supplied quality mesh products for numerous industries with distinct applications. We maintain an extensive inventory of woven & welded wire cloth specifications. Also, our weaving capabilities allow us to manufacture various wire mesh styles. Our fabrication services comprise shearing, slitting and stamping options. In addition, we produce baskets, trays, cylinders, test sieves and screen sections with a variety of edging options. Let us quote your next project today!

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  • Vineland, NJ

    Compass Wire Cloth performs wire cloth fabrication, offering replacement panels (custom or standard edging), aggregate screens and related products. Stainless steel bolting cloth is kept in inventory as is wire cloth in cut pieces plus full and slit rolls. Other wire cloth grades are inventoried.

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  • City of Industry, CA

    Surpassing industry standards with an impressive variety of ISO 9001 certified wire meshes, screens, welded wire mesh, galvanized wire mesh, stainless steel screens, filters & sieves, Lawrence Sintered Metals manufactures woven, welded & sintered wire cloth. As a wire cloth distributor as well, our capabilities include twilled Dutch weave, strainer grade mesh & donuts in many specialty metals.

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  • Edison, NJ

    Newark Wire Works Inc., established in 1910, manufacturers woven and welded wire mesh partitions, co-location lockers and cages, wire mesh tenant storage lockers, railing infill panels, custom wire mesh bridge panels, along with a variety of custom fabricated Products. Our products are available for quick delivery worldwide. Let our experienced sales department assist you with your design today!

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Hardware Cloth Industry Information

Hardware Cloth

Hardware cloth is a type of wire mesh that is welded and galvanized. Also known as galvanized wire mesh or woven wire mesh, hardware cloth is used in a variety of industrial, agricultural and residential uses. Products such as animal cages, fences, traps, strainers and filter screens, industrial sifters and sieves, guard barriers and more are commonly made from hardware cloth.

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Design of Hardware Cloth

Hardware cloth is part of the production of screens for vents, louvers, spark arrestors, finger guards, baskets, racks, trays, dehydrators and sheet metal and can be used in construction for concrete reinforcement. Hardware cloth needs to be sturdy and durable and so is made from high strength metals such as steel, iron, stainless steel or aluminum. Galvanized hardware cloth is an economical choice for a rust and corrosion-resistant screen that will not oxidize, especially for applications in which the higher costs of stainless steel mesh are not cost-efficient. Galvanizing wire increases both its strength and its resistance to rust, temperature changes and elements of weather. Hardware cloth is usually large gauge and between .25 and .5 inches thick in diameter. However, it can be found in finer gauges for applications which do not require sturdiness as a physical property.

Process of Hardware Cloth

Different weave patterns are available for hardware cloth including square mesh, which may be plain or twilled, plain Dutch weave, a dense weave where the warp (vertical) wires are larger than the shute (horizontal), and reverse plain weave, where the shute wires are larger than the warp. Plain square weave is the most commonly manufactured type of woven wire mesh or wire cloth as it is extremely versatile and can be fabricated into many different shapes and sizes. During the fabrication process, metal wire is either woven or welded together.

Different mesh counts, which are the number of openings per linear inch, and wire diameters or gauges are used for certain kinds of hardware cloth and will be chosen based on the application for which the cloth is intended. Each piece of wire, made of stainless steel, steel, brass or aluminum, is welded together to increase strength and stabilize the crossover points. This also prevents the cloth from unraveling when it is being cut as it is most often stored and transported in rolls. Wire cloth is then galvanized by either hot dipping or by an electrolytic process in order to cover the molten wire in zinc to increase its strength and corrosion resistance. This protects the mesh from corrosion and deterioration over time.



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