HOWARD WIRE CLOTH CO.

 

                SQUARE MESH WIRE CLOTH
                     1" Mesh to 15 Mesh


1" MESH CENTER TO CENTER

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.331
.307
.283
.262
.250
.225
.207
.192
.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063

.669
.693
.717
.737
.750
.775
.793
.808
.823
.838
.852
.865
.880
.895
.908
.920
.928
.937

44.8%
48.0%
51.4%
54.3%
56.3%
60.1%
62.9%
65.3%
67.7%
70.2%
72.6%
74.8%
77.4%
80.1%
82.4%
84.6%
86.1%
87.8%

7.387
6.312
5.328
4.579
4.124
3.321
2.801
2.403
2.037
1.702
1.417
1.177
.928
.710
.544
.411
.333
.255


3/4" MESH CENTER TO CENTER

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.307
.283
.262
.250
.225
.207
.192
.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054

.443
.467
.487
.500
.525
.543
.558
.573
.588
.602
.615
.630
.645
.658
.670
.678
.687
.696

34.9%
38.8%
42.1%
44.4%
49.0%
52.4%
55.3%
58.3%
61.4%
64.4%
67.2%
70.5%
73.9%
76.9%
79.8%
81.7%
83.9%
86.1%

8.054
7.303
6.256
5.623
4.510
3.794
3.248
2.747
2.292
1.905
1.581
1.244
.950
.728
.549
.445
.340
.249


5/8" MESH CENTER TO CENTER

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.283
.262
.250
.225
.207
.192
.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047

.342
.362
.375
.400
.418
.433
.448
.463
.477
.490
.505
.520
.533
.545
.553
.562
.571
.578

30.0%
33.5%
36.0%
41.0%
44.7%
48.0%
51.4%
54.9%
58.3%
61.5%
65.3%
69.2%
72.7%
76.0%
78.3%
80.9%
83.5%
85.5%

9.004
7.686
6.894
5.510
4.624
3,950
3.335
2.777
2.305
1.910
1.502
1.145
.879
.661
.535
.409
.300
.227
The following Mesh measurements represent how many openings per inch.
Example: 3-1/4 mesh means there are three and one quarter squares per inch both horozonally and vertically.
Numbers in red denotes standard market grades

2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.250
.225
.207
.192
.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035

.250
.275
.293
.308
.323
.338
.352
.365
.380
.395
.408
.420
.428
.437
.446
.453
.459
.465

25.0%
30.,3%
34.3%
37.9%
41.7%
45.7%
49.,6%
53,3%
57.8%
62.4%
66,6%
70.6%
73.,3%
76.4%
79.6%
82.1%
84.3%
86.5%

8.946
7.106
5.938
5.055
4.254
3.533
2.924
2,417
1.896
1.442
1.102
.830
.671
.512
.376
.284
.216
.157

2-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.225
.207
.192
.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035

.175
.193
.208
.223
.238
.252
.265
.280
.295
.308
.320
.328
.337
.346
.353
.359
.365

19.1%
23.3%
27.0%
31.1%
35.4%
39.7%
43.9%
49.0%
54.4%
59.3%
64.0%
67.2%
70.0%
74.8%
77.9%
80.6%
83.3%

9.293
7.722
6.544
5.482
4.531
3.737
3.078
2.406
1.824
1.390
1.044
.843
.643
.471
.356
.270
.197

3 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032

.171
.185
.198
.213
.228
.241
.253
.261
.270
.279
.286
.292
.298
.301

26.3%
30.8%
35.3%
40.8%
46.8%
52.3%
57.6%
61.3%
65.6%
70.1%
73.6%
76.7%
79.9%
81.5%

5.604
4.602
3.776
2.939
2.220
1.687
1.264
1.019
.776
.567
.428
.325
.237
.197

3-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032

.138
.151
.166
.181
.194
.206
.214
.223
.232
.239
.245
.251
.254

23.3%
27.9%
33.8%
40.1%
46.1%
52.0%
56.1%
60.9%
65.9%
70.0%
73.5%
77.2%
79.0%

5.250
4.290
3.499
2.632
1.993
1.489
1.198
.911
.665
.502
.381
.276
.231

4 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025

.102
.115
.130
.145
.158
.170
.178
.187
.196
.203
.209
.215
.218
.222
.225

16.6%
21.2%
27.0%
33.6%
39.9%
46.2%
50.7%
56.0%
61.5%
65.9%
69.9%
74.0%
76.0%
78.9%
81.0%

6.191
5.038
3.886
3.062
2.310
1.721
1.382
1.048
.764
.576
.436
.317
.264
.202
.161

5 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023

.080
.095
.108
.120
.128
.137
.146
.153
.159
.165
.168
.172
.175
.177

16.0%
22.6%
29.2%
36.0%
41.0%
46.9%
53.3%
58.5%
63.2%
68.1%
70.6%
74.0%
76.6%
78.3%

5.106
3.787
2.834
2.206
1.764
1.332
.967
.726
.549
.398
.332
.253
.202
.170

6 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020

.075
.087
.095
.104
.113
.120
.126
.132
.135
.139
.142
.144
.147

20.2%
27.2%
32.5%
38.9%
46.0%
51.8%
57.2%
62.7%
65.6%
69.6%
72.6%
74.7%
77.8%

3.528
2.591
2.169
1.630
1.177
.882
.665
.481
.400
.305
.243
.205
.155

7 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018

.063
.071
.080
.089
.096
.102
.108
.111
.115
.118
.120
.123
.125

19.5%
24.7%
31.4%
38.8%
45.2%
51.0%
57.2%
60.4%
64.8%
68.2%
70.6%
74.1%
76.6%

3.122
2.472
1.847
1.397
1.042
.784
.565
.470
.358
.284
.240
.181
.146

8 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017

.053
.062
.071
.078
.084
.090
.093
.097
.100
.102
.105
.107
.108

18.0%
24.6%
32.3%
38.9%
45.2%
51.8%
55.4%
60.2%
64.0%
66.6%
70.6%
73.3%
74.6%

2.911
1.163
1.627
1.209
.906
.651
.541
.411
.326
.275
.207
.168
.149

9 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016

.039
.048
.057
.064
.070
.076
.079
.083
.086
.088
.091
.093
.094
.095

12.3%
18.7%
26.3%
33.2%
39.7%
46.8%
50.6%
55.8%
59.9%
62.7%
67.1%
70.1%
71.6%
73.1%

3.382
2.498
1.774
1.382
1.032
.740
.614
.466
.369
.311
.234
.189
.168
.149

10 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
.015

.037
.046
.053
.059
.065
.068
.072
.075
.077
.080
.082
.083
.084
.085

13.7%
21.2%
28.1%
34.8%
42.3%
46.2%
51.8%
56.3%
59.3%
64.0%
67.2%
68.9%
70.6%
72.3%

2.854
2.015
1.484
1.163
.831
.688
.521
.412
.347
.261
.211
.188
.166
.146

12 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
.015
.014

.036
.042
.048
.051
.055
.058
.060
.063
.065
.066
.067
.068
.069

18.7%
25.4%
33.2%
37.5%
43.6%
48.4%
51.8%
57.2%
60.8%
62.7%
64.5%
66.6%
68.6%

1.851
1.367
1.021
.843
.635
.501
.422
.316
.255
.227
.200
.176
.153

14 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
.015
.014
.0135
.013
.012
.011
.010

.030
.036
.039
.043
.046
.048
.051
.053
.054
.055
.056
.057
.0575
.058
.059
.060
.061

17.6%
25.4%
29.8%
36.2%
41.5%
45.2%
51.0%
55.1%
57.2%
59.3%
61.5%
63.7%
64.8%
65.9%
68.2%
70.6%
72.9%

1.650
1.161
1.005
.755
.593
.498
.372
.299
.266
.235
.206
.179
.166
.154
.131
.110
.090

2-1/4 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.225
.207
.192
.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
-

.219
.237
.252
.267
.282
.296
.309
.324
.339
.352
.364
.372
.381
.390
.397
.403
.409
-

24.3%
28.4%
32.2%
36.1%
40.3%
44.4%
48.3%
53.1%
58.2%
62.7%
67.1%
70.1%
73.5%
77.0%
79.8%
82.2%
84.7%
-

8.171
6.890
5.784
4.857
4.023
3.325
2.743
2.148
1.632
1.245
.937
.757
.778
.423
.320
.243
.177
-

2-3/4 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.177
.162
.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
-
-
-

.187
.202
.216
.229
.244
.259
.272
.284
.292
.301
.310
.317
.323
.329

26.4%
30.9%
35.3%
39.7%
45.0%
50.7%
56.0%
61.0%
64.5%
68.5%
72.7%
76.0%
78.9%
81.9%

6.134
5.058
4.163
3.422
2.670
2.020
1.537
1.153
.930
.709
.519
.392
.298
.217

3-1/4 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
-

.160
.173
.188
.203
.216
.228
.236
.245
.254
.261
.267
.273
.276
-

27.0%
31.6%
37.3%
43.5%
49.3%
54.9%
58.8%
63.4%
68.1%
72.0%
75.3%
78.7%
80.5%
-

5.056
4.140
3.216
2.424
1.838
1.376
1.108
.843
.616
.465
.353
.256
.214
-

3-3/4 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.148
.135
.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032

.119
.132
.147
.162
.175
.187
.195
.204
.213
.220
.226
.232
.235

19.9%
25.4%
30.4%
36.9%
43.1%
49.2%
53.5%
58.5%
63.8%
68.1%
71.8%
75.7%
77.7%

5.713
4.659
3.601
2.845
2.150
1.604
1.289
.979
.714
.538
.408
.297
.248

4-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.120
.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
-
-

.102
.117
.130
.142
.150
.159
.168
.175
.181
.187
.190
.194
.197

21.1%
27.7%
34.2%
40.8%
45.6%
51.2%
57.2%
62.0%
66.3%
70.8%
73.1%
76.2%
78.6%

4.479
3.337
2.639
1.959
1.570
1.189
.864
.650
.492
.357
.298
.228
.181

5-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.105
.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
-

.077
.090
.102
.110
.119
.128
.135
.141
.147
.150
.154
.157
.159

17.9%
24.5%
31.5%
36.6%
42.8%
49.6%
55.1%
60.1%
65.4%
68.1%
71.7%
74.6%
76.5%

4.483
3.173
2.339
1.963
1.479
1.071
.803
.607
.439
.366
.279
.222
.188

6-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.092
.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020

.062
.074
.082
.091
.100
.107
.113
.119
.122
.126
.129
.131
.134

16.2%
23.1%
28.4%
35.0%
42.3%
48.4%
53.0%
59.8%
62.9%
67.1%
70.3%
72.5%
75.9%

3.899
2.851
2.263
1.696
1.286
.961
.724
.523
.435
.332
.263
.223
.168

7-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.080
.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018

.053
.061
.070
.079
.086
.092
.098
.101
.105
.108
.110
.113
.115

15.8%
20.9%
27.6%
35.1%
41.6%
47.6%
54.0%
57.4%
62.0%
65.6%
68.1%
71.8%
74.4%

3.404
2.687
2.003
1.510
1.125
.844
.608
.506
.384
.305
.258
.194
.157

8-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.072
.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017

.046
.055
.064
.071
.077
.083
.086
.090
.093
.095
.098
.100
.101

15.3%
21.9%
29.6%
36.4%
42.8%
49.8%
53.4%
58.5%
62.5%
65.2%
69.4%
72.3%
73.7%

3.143
2.328
1.659
1.294
.968
.695
.577
.438
.348
.293
.221
.178
.159

9-1/2 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.063
.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
-

.042
.051
.058
.064
.070
.073
.077
.080
.082
.085
.087
.088
.089

15.9%
23.5%
30.4%
37.0%
44.2%
48.1%
53.5%
57.8%
60.7%
65.2%
68.3%
69.9%
71.5%

2.673
1.893
1.471
1.097
.785
.651
.493
.391
.329
.248
.200
.178
.157

11 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.054
.047
.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
.015
-

.037
.044
.050
.056
.059
.063
.066
.068
.071
.073
.074
.075
.076

16.6%
23.4%
30.3%
37.9%
42.1%
48.0%
52.7%
56.0%
61.0%
64.5%
66.3%
68.1%
69.9%

2.269
1.663
1.233
.924
.764
.578
.456
.384
.288
.233
.207
.183
.161

13 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
.015
.014
-

.036
.042
.045
.049
.052
.054
.057
.059
.060
.061
.062
.063

21.9%
29.8%
34.2%
40.6%
45.7%
49.3%
54.9%
58.8%
60.8%
62.9%
65.0%
67.1%

1.506
1.064
.923
.694
.547
.459
.344
.277
.246
.218
.191
.166

15 MESH

DIAMETER
OF WIRE
IN INCHES

WIDTH OF
OPENING
IN INCHES

% OF
OPEN
AREA

LBS.PER
SQ. FT.
PLAIN STEEL

.041
.035
.032
.028
.025
.023
.020
.018
.017
.016
.015
.014
.0135
.013
.012
.011
.010

.026
.032
.035
.039
.042
.044
.047
.049
.050
.051
.052
.053
.0535
.054
.055
.056
.057

15.2%
23.0%
27.6%
34.2%
39.7%
43.6%
49.7%
54.0%
56.3%
58.5%
60.8%
63.2%
64.4%
65.6%
68.1%
69.7%
72.3%

1.800
1.262
1.036
.77
.641
.537
.401
.322
.286
.253
.221
.192
.179
.165
.141
.118
.097

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