WIRE MESH OPENING CHART

 
    This wire mesh chart is provided to simplify the process of selecting a "standard" wire cloth specification suitable for your screening application.
 
The most popular wire cloth specifications listed on this page are listed by screen opening (aperture) size, sorted in descending order.
 
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.446 11.33 2 0.0540 1.370 79.6% Mill
0.437 11.10 2 0.0630 1.600 76.4% Market
0.292 7.420 3 0.0410 1.040 76.7% Mill
0.279 7.090 3 0.0540 1.370 70.1% Market
0.215 5.460 4 0.0350 0.890 74.0% Mill
0.203 5.160 4 0.0470 1.190 65.9% Market
0.187 4.749 4 0.0630 1.600 56.0% Market
0.168 4.270 5 0.0320 0.810 70.6% Mill
0.159 4.040 5 0.0410 1.040 63.2% Market
0.139 3.530 6 0.0280 0.710 69.6% Mill
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.132 3.350 6 0.0350 0.890 62.7% Market
0.119 3.039 6 0.0470 1.193 51.8% Market
0.115 2.921 7 0.0280 0.711 64.6% Mill
0.111 2.815 7 0.0320 0.812 60.2%  
0.108 2.739 7 0.0350 0.889 57.0%  
0.100 2.540 8 0.0250 0.635 64.0% Mill
0.097 2.463 8 0.0280 0.711 60.2% Market
0.096 2.434 7 0.0470 1.193 45.0%  
0.093 2.362 8 0.0320 0.812 55.4%  
0.090 2.286 8 0.0350 0.889 51.8% Market
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.088 2.235 9 0.0230 0.584 62.8% Mill
0.080 2.032 10 0.0200 0.508 64.0% Mill
0.078 1.981 8 0.0470 1.194 38.9% Market
0.077 1.955 10 0.0230 0.584 59.3%  
0.075 1.905 10 0.0250 0.635 56.2% Market
0.068 1.727 10 0.0320 0.812 46.2%  
0.065 1.651 10 0.0350 0.889 42.2% Market
0.065 1.651 12 0.0180 0.457 60.8% Mill
0.062 1.585 14 0.0090 0.228 76.4% Bolting
0.060 1.524 12 0.0230 0.584 52.4% Market
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.055 1.397 12 0.0280 0.711 44.0% Security
0.054 1.371 14 0.0170 0.431 58.0% Mill
0.0535 1.359 16 0.0090 0.228 73.3% Bolting
0.0514 1.306 14 0.0200 0.508 51.8% Market
0.0513 1.303 12 0.0320 0.812 37.9%  
0.0480 1.219 12 0.0350 0.889 33.6%  
0.0466 1.183 18 0.0090 0.228 70.2% Bolting
0.0465 1.181 16 0.0160 0.406 55.4% Mill
0.0464 1.179 14 0.0250 0.635 42.2% Market
0.0445 1.130 16 0.0180 0.457 50.7 Market
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0410 1.041 20 0.0090 0.228 67.2% Bolting
0.0406 1.031 18 0.0150 0.381 53.3% Mill
0.0395 1.003 16 0.0230 0.584 39.9% Market
0.0386 0.980 18 0.0170 0.431 48.2% Market
0.0380 0.965 22 0.0075 0.191 69.7% Bolting
0.0364 0.925 14 0.0350 0.889 26.0%  
0.0360 0.914 20 0.0140 0.356 51.8% Mill
0.0342 0.869 24 0.0075 0.191 67.2% Bolting
0.0340 0.864 20 0.0160 0.406 46.2% Market
0.0330 0.838 20 0.0170 0.431 43.5%  
0.0320 0.813 22 0.0135 0.343 49.6% Mill
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0320 0.813 20 0.0180 0.457 40.9%  
0.0310 0.787 26 0.0075 0.191 64.8% Bolting
0.0300 0.762 20 0.0200 0.508 36.0%  
0.0287 0.729 24 0.0130 0.330 47.4% Mill
0.0282 0.716 28 0.0075 0.191 62.4% Bolting
0.0277 0.704 24 0.0140 0.356 44.2% Market
0.0275 0.699 26 0.0110 0.279 51.0% Mill
0.0270 0.686 20 0.0230 0.584 29.2% Market
0.0268 0.681 30 0.0065 0.165 64.8% Bolting
0.0257 0.653 28 0.0100 0.254 51.8% Mill
0.0248 0.630 32 0.0065 0.165 62.7% Bolting
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0238 0.605 30 0.0095 0.241 51.0% Mill
0.0237 0.602 24 0.0180 0.457 32.3%  
0.0229 0.582 34 0.0065 0.165 60.7% Bolting
0.0223 0.566 32 0.0090 0.229 50.9% Mill
0.0213 0.541 36 0.0065 0.165 58.7% Bolting
0.0213 0.541 30 0.0120 0.305 41.0% Market
0.0204 0.518 34 0.0090 0.229 48.1% Mill
0.0203 0.516 30 0.0130 0.330 37.1% Market
0.0198 0.503 38 0.0065 0.165 56.7% Bolting
0.0188 0.478 36 0.0090 0.229 45.8% Mill
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0185 0.470 40 0.0065 0.165 54.8% Bolting
0.0183 0.465 43 0.0050 0.127 61.6% Bolting
0.0178 0.452 38 0.0085 0.216 45.8% Mill
0.0175 0.445 35 0.0110 0.280 37.8% Market
0.0172 0.437 44 0.0055 0.140 57.5% Bolting
0.0172 0.437 46 0.0045 0.114 62.9% Bolting
0.0168 0.427 35 0.0118 0.300 34.4& Market
0.0166 0.422 35 0.0120 0.305 33.6% Market
0.0165 0.419 40 0.0085 0.216 43.6% Mill
0.0163 0.414 48 0.0045 0.114 61.5% Bolting
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0162 0.411 46 0.0055 0.140 55.8% Bolting
0.0160 0.406 50 0.0040 0.102 64.0% Bolting
0.0155 0.394 50 0.0045 0.114 60.1% Bolting
0.0153 0.388 48 0.0055 0.140 54.2% Bolting
0.0150 0.381 40 0.0100 0.254 36.0% Market
0.0145 0.368 54 0.0040 0.102 61.5% Bolting
0.0145 0.368 50 0.0055 0.140 52.5% Bolting
0.0142 0.360 45 0.0080 0.203 40.8% Mill
0.0140 0.356 54 0.0045 0.114 57.3% Bolting
0.0138 0.350 56 0.0040 0.102 60.2% Bolting
0.0137 0.348 52 0.0055 0.140 51.0% Bolting
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0132 0.355 58 0.0040 0.102 59.0% Bolting
0.0130 0.330 54 0.0055 0.140 49.4% Bolting
0.0127 0.323 60 0.0040 0.102 57.8% Bolting
0.0127 0.323 58 0.0045 0.114 54.6% Bolting
0.0125 0.318 50 0.0075 0.191 39.1% Mill
0.0122 0.310 60 0.0045 0.114 53.3% Bolting
0.0121 0.307 62 0.0040 0.102 56.5% Bolting
0.0113 0.287 70 0.0030 0.076 62.4% Bolting
0.0112 0.284 66 0.0040 0.102 54.2% Bolting
0.0112 0.284 55 0.0070 0.178 37.9% Mill
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0111 0.281 64 0.0045 0.114 50.7% Bolting
0.0110 0.279 50 0.0090 0.229 30.3% Market
0.0106 0.269 70 0.0037 0.094 54.9% Bolting
0.0106 0.269 66 0.0045 0.114 49.4% Bolting
0.0103 0.262 70 0.0040 0.102 51.8% Bolting
0.0102 0.259 72 0.0037 0.094 53.8% Bolting
0.0102 0.259 60 0.0065 0.165 37.5% Mill
0.0099 0.251 72 0.0040 0.102 50.7% Bolting
0.0098 0.249 74 0.0037 0.094 57.2% Bolting
0.0095 0.241 74 0.0040 0.102 49.6% Bolting
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0095 0.241 76 0.0037 0.094 51.7% Bolting
0.0094 0.239 84 0.0025 0.063 62.4%  
0.0092 0.234 76 0.0040 0.102 48.4% Bolting
0.0092 0.234 60 0.0075 0.191 30.3% Market
0.0091 0.231 78 0.0037 0.094 50.6% Bolting
0.0088 0.224 80 0.0037 0.094 49.6% Bolting
0.0088 0.224 78 0.0040 0.102 47.3% Bolting
0.0087 0.220 60 0.0080 0.203 27.0% Market
0.0085 0.216 80 0.0040 0.102 46.2% Bolting
0.0084 0.213 84 0.0035 0.089 49.8% Bolting
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0079 0.201 88 0.0035 0.089 47.9% Bolting
0.0079 0.201 84 0.0040 0.102 44.1% Bolting
0.0078 0.198 70 0.0065 0.165 29.7% Market
0.0078 0.198 100 0.0022 0.056 60.8% Fine
0.0076 0.193 90 0.0035 0.089 46.9%  
0.0074 0.193 88 0.0040 0.102 42.1%  
0.0073 0.185 70 0.0070 0.179 26.0% Market
0.0071 0.180 94 0.0035 0.089 45.0% Bolting
0.0071 0.180 90 0.0040 0.102 41.0%  
0.0070 0.178 80 0.0055 0.140 31.4% Market
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0066 0.168 94 0.0040 0.102 38.9% Bolting
0.0065 0.165 105 0.0030 0.076 46.9% Bolting
0.0060 0.152 100 0.0040 0.102 36.0% Market
0.0059 0.152 130 0.0017 0.043 60.7% Bolting
0.0057 0.145 120 0.0026 0.066 47.3% Bolting
0.0055 0.140 100 0.0045 0.114 30.3% Market
0.0051 0.129 135 0.0023 0.058 47.4% Bolting
0.0051 0.129 110 0.0040 0.102 31.4% Fine
0.0047 0.119 145 0.0022 0.056 46.4% Bolting
0.0046 0.117 120 0.0037 0.094 30.9% Market
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0044 0.112 180 0.0012 0.030 61.5% Bolting
0.0043 0.109 130 0.0034 0.086 31.1% Fine-Plain
0.0043 0.109 120 0.0040 0.102 26.8% Fine-Twilled
0.0042 0.107 165 0.0019 0.048 47.1% Bolting
0.0041 0.104 150 0.0026 0.066 37.2% Market
0.0039 0.099 130 0.0038 0.097 25.6% Fine-Twilled
0.0038 0.097 160 0.0024 0.061 37.9% Market
0.0038 0.097 140 0.0033 0.084 28.6% Fine-Twilled
0.00375 0.095 160 0.0025 0.063 36.4% Fine-Plain
0.00375 0.095 180 0.0018 0.045 45.7% Bolting
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0037 0.094 150 0.0030 0.076 30.4% Fine-Twilled
0.0035 0.089 170 0.0024 0.061 35.1% Fine-Plain
0.0034 0.086 200 0.0016 0.041 46.2% Bolting
0.0033 0.086 180 0.0023 0.058 34.7% Fine-Plain
0.0033 0.084 170 0.0026 0.066 31.2% Fine-Twilled
0.0031 0.079 180 0.0025 0.063 30.6% Fine-Twilled
0.0029 0.074 230 0.0014 0.036 46.0% Bolting
0.0029 0.074 200 0.0021 0.053 33.6% Market
0.0028 0.071 220 0.0017 0.043 38.7% Fine-Plain
0.0027 0.069 200 0.0023 0.058 29.2%  
Screen Opening Mesh Wire Diameter Open Area Product Group
inch mm inch mm
0.0026 0.066 240 0.0016 0.040 38.3% Fine-Plain
0.0025 0.064 230 0.0018 0.046 34.3% Fine-Twilled
0.0024 0.061 250 0.0016 0.040 36.0% Market
0.0023 0.058 270 0.0014 0.036 38.7% Fine
0.0021 0.053 270 0.0016 0.040 32.2% Fine-Twilled
0.0018 0.046 300 0.0015 0.038 30.3% Fine-Twilled
0.0017 0.043 325 0.0014 0.036 29.7% Market
0.0015 0.038 400 0.0010 0.025 36.0% Fine-Twilled
0.0013 0.033 400 0.0012 0.030 27.0% Fine-Twilled
0.0010 0.025 500 0.0010 0.025 25.0% Fine-Twilled
 

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