Light and small meshes are used in applications such as air filtration, ceiling panels, and machine guards.

Small mesh is typically 3/16” to ½” SWD pattern. Available materials include cold rolled steel, galvanized steel, stainless, aluminum, and copper.

Technical Info

Expanded Metal – Light and Small Mesh
.355" x .600"
Expanded Metal – Light and Small Mesh
.500" x 1.200"

Carbon

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
BF24-034 3/16" - #24 (.034) - Flat 36 0.190 0.500 ** 66%
BF24-050 3/16" - #24 (.050) - Flat 50 0.200 0.500 ** 57%
BF22 3/16" - #22 (.050) - Flat 63 0.200 0.500 ** 53%
CS20 1/4" - #20 - Standard 86 0.250 1.000 0.135 45%
CF20 1/4" - #20 - Flat 82 0.250 1.050 0.030 35%
CS18 1/4" - #18 - Standard 114 0.250 1.000 0.147 43%
CF18 1/4" - #18 - Flat 108 0.250 1.050 0.040 35%
CF16 1/4" - #16 - Flat 14 0.250 0.516 0.050 50%
FS20 1/2" - #20 - Standard 43 0.500 1.200 0.140 80%
FF20 1/2" - #20 - Flat 40 0.500 1.250 0.029 65%
FS18 1/2" - #18 - Standard 70 0.500 1.200 0.172 72%
FF18 1/2" - #18 - Flat 66 0.500 1.250 0.039 60%
HF18 5/8" - #18 - Flat 36 0.625 1.125 0.042 71%

Stainless Steel T-304 AND T-316

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
CSS5 1/4" - #18 - Standard 146 0.250 1.000 0.150 30%
CFS5 1/4" - #18 - Flat 143 0.250 1.200 0.047 28%
FSS5 1/2" - #18 - Standard 73 0.500 1.200 0.164 70%
FFS5 1/2" - #18 - Flat 69 0.500 1.260 0.040 60%

Aluminum 3003-H14

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
ASA020 1/10" - .020 - Standard 21 0.095 0.187 ** **
BFA032 3/16" - .032-.034 - Flat 16 0.190 0.500 ** **
CFA032 1/4" - .032 - Flat 11 0.250 0.516 ** **
CFA040 1/4" - .040 - Flat 20 0.250 0.516 ** **

Galvanized

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
CFH3 1/4" - #22 - Flat 31 0.250 0.516 0.025 68%
CFH4 1/4" - #20 - Flat 41 0.250 0.516 0.030 60%
DFH4L 5/16" - #20 - Flat 31 0.320 0.600 0.028 72%
DFH3 3/8" - #22 - Flat 33 0.375 0.805 0.024 68%
GFH4 5/8" - #20 - Flat 25 0.625 1.500 0.030 81%

Tinplate

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
AFT011 1/10" - #30 - Flat 15 0.095 0.187 0.011 66%
CFT011L 1/4" - #30 Light - Flat 11 0.250 0.516 0.011 68%
CTF011H 1/4" - #30 Heavy - Flat 31 0.260 0.500 0.011 56%
DFT011 5/16" - #30 - Flat 15 0.375 0.805 0.011 68

Copper

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
CSC020 1/4" - .020 - Standard 24 0.250 0.400 ** **
FFC016 1/4" - .016 - Flat 6 0.500 1.200 0.012 88

Titanium

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
CFT1024 1/4" - .024 - Flat 17 0.250 0.516 ** **