Mesh

Tolerances shall be in accordance with Table 5 of BS8666. For standard fabric the type of wire shall be designated as a suffix to the fabric reference as illustrated in the example in Figure 2 of BS8666. Standard lengths and widths shall be 4.8m and 2.4m respectively, giving a sheet area of 11.52m.

 

B.S. Reference

Mesh Sizes
Nominal Pitch of Wires

Size of Wires

Cross Sectional Area
per Metre Width

Nominal
Mass per
Square
Metre

Approx. No.
of
Sheets per
tonne

Main

Cross

Main

Cross

Main

Cross

mm

mm

mm

mm

mm2

mm2

kg

 

Square Mesh Fabric

A393

200

200

10

10

393

393

6.16

15

A252

200

200

8

8

252

252

3.95

22

A193

200

200

7

7

193

193

3.02

29

A142

200

200

6

6

142

142

2.22

39

Structural Fabric

B1131

100

200

12

8

1131

252

10.9

8

B785

100

200

10

8

785

252

8.14

11

B503

100

200

8

8

503

252

5.93

15

B385

100

200

7

7

385

193

4.53

20

B283

100

200

6

7

283

193

3.73

24

B196

100

200

5

7

196

193

3.05

29

Long Mesh Fabric

C785

100

400

10

6

785

70.8

6.72

13

C636

100

400

9

6

636

70.8

5.55

16

C503

100

400

8

5

503

49

4.34

20

C385

100

400

7

5

385

49

3.41

26

C283

100

400

6

5

283

49

2.61

34

Wrapping Fabric

D98

200

200

5

5

98

98

1.54

56

D49

100

100

2.5

2.5

49.1

49.1

0.77

113


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