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Wire Screen Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of wire screen manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top wire screen manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find wire screen companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture wire screen to your company's specifications. Then contact the wire screen companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of wire mesh screen, metal woven wires, wire shelves, or customized wire screens of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Hanover, PA 800-232-3332

    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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  • Vineland, NJ 800-257-5241

    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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  • Lancaster, PA 717-394-6871

    Hoyt Wire Cloth is a family-owned business that has been serving a variety of markets for over 50 years. We have experience producing wire cloth for industries such as coal, landscaping, concrete, gravel & sand, and more. Our line of wire mesh products includes self-cleaning screens, perforated plate, screening accessories, and more. If you have a design in mind call us and will manufacture what you need. To get started with Hoyt, call us or visit our website.

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  • City of Industry, CA 888-258-5200

    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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  • Corona, CA 800-486-7730

    Since 1948, California Wire Products has been a leading manufacturer of woven wire mesh products. Our line of products include lockers, machine guarding, pallet racking protectors, and more. Our woven wire mesh products are designed with extreme precision through the use of advanced 3D modeling software and techniques. Contact us today and our team will help you find the perfect product to fit your needs.

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Wire Screens

A wire screen is an open but protective barrier product made up of thin metal wires that have been woven into a criss-crossed horizontal and vertical pattern. Also known as a wire sieve, it is generally made to filter, shield and protect goods, materials and environmental elements within a variety of industries. These industries include: aerospace, automotive, chemical and petroleum, construction and architecture, food and beverage and industrial manufacturing, In both the aerospace and automotive industries, wire screen products are in nozzles and as oil filters and intake screens. Meanwhile, in chemical and petroleum, wire screen products are valued components of filtration systems, where they catch unwanted debris and media. Next, in construction and architecture, wire screens serve as window screens, wall panels and gratings. They keep all sorts of things out, from insects, to birds to human intruders. Window wire screens can also be used on a larger scale with screened-in porches. Also, in the United States, wire screens in doors, which allow fresh air into a house while still preventing the entrance of insects, are incredibly popular. In food and beverage, wire screen products include things like cooking strainers and flour sifters. Finally, in the industrial manufacturing industry, wire screen products often serve as vibrating screens, strainers and parts of filtration systems. Other prominent examples of wire screen products include: support grids, bend screens, extruder screens, wire netting, intake screens and resin traps.

To create a wire screen product, manufacturers weave or weld metal wires together. Note that these wires were formed through wire drawing, a process that takes metal wire and forces it through a die in order to stretch it out until it is the right diameter. To weave wire screens, manufacturers place the wires on a rectangular solid metal frame, which is like a loom, where they interlace the perpendicular in an over and under pattern. This pattern allows for the resulting wire screen to have some space in between where the interlocked wires meet and cross, while still retaining its ability to guard. The two most common methods of welding wire screens are metal inert gas (MIT) welding and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. During the first process, manufacturers melt and join wires together at intersections using electricity generated from a continuous wire feed. In addition, they use an inert gas that ensures that the weld is shielded from contamination of any kind. During TIG welding, manufacturers perform a very similar process, with the main difference being that, this time, they use a more complex electricity system. Instead of using only a continuous wire feed and an inert gas, they use a non-consumable electrode formed from tungsten, a shielding inert gas and, sometimes a filler material.

When deciding between weaving and welding, manufacturers consider a few things, namely the size of wires and the required strength of the intended screen. Weaving, for example, works the best with smaller gauge wires and applications that require less strength. While woven wire screens may unravel easily, welded wire screens are much tougher and can only be bent or broken through cutting. In addition, every type of wire screen, with its different gauges and weaves, different wire screen types are better suited some applications than others. An example of a typically thin gauged and/or fine wire screen product is the window screen. In contrast, an example of a thicker and/or stronger wire screen is fencing. When making a wire screen product, manufacturers are additionally able to choose from virtually any metal material or metal alloy. By and large, though, manufacturers make wire screen using aluminum, brass, copper, steel or stainless steel. Of these, the most commonly used is plain steel. However, for use with products that require sterility, such as food sieves or wire screen products used in the medical industry, manufacturers generally select stainless steel as their material source. This is because stainless steel can be cleaned easily and it does not readily rust, corrode or fall victim to other types of contamination or deterioration. To make decisions such as these, a manufacturer will consult with their client to learn about their specifications and requirements. If you are on the hunt for an experienced and reliable wire screen manufacturer, we here at IQS recommend that you scroll towards the top of this page and peruse the companies that we have listed there. We partner with several wire screen manufacturers and suppliers. All of them are seasoned and smart and produce only quality products. Learn about them today by browsing their respective websites or simply by reaching out with a phone call.

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