Wire Mesh Calculator

Enter the mesh count and wire diameter below to calculate mesh aperture size, percentage open area and the weight per square metre for the most popular metals:

metal mesh dimensions

For more details on the formulae used to calculate the above parameters, check out our Buyers Guide

Weights per square metre are shown for stainless steel woven wire mesh as that's the material we typically hold in stock.

To calculate weights per unit area for other metals, multiply the figure shown for stainless steel by the following factors:

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