Wire Mesh

Direct Metals Wire Mesh Paneling Used on the Outside of a Parking Garage

Wire mesh, also known as wire cloth or wire fabric, is a versatile metal product that can be used effectively in countless applications globally. Popular uses for wire mesh include stainless steel wire mesh for filters, steel wire mesh for partitions, stainless steel mesh for fences, and PVC wire mesh for machine guards. From industrial to commercial applications, wire mesh is a common metal product many use daily.

Our wire mesh material types include:

  • Aluminum wire mesh
  • Copper wire mesh
  • Brass wire mesh
  • Bronze wire mesh
  • Mild steel wire mesh
  • Pre-galvanized wire mesh
  • Stainless steel wire mesh

Whether you’re looking for a lightweight material like aluminum wire mesh or a heavy-duty material like stainless steel wire mesh, you’ll find it here at Direct Metals®, a trusted wire mesh supplier. To view a description of each material type available, such as aluminum mesh or stainless steel mesh, click on the Wire Mesh Material Types PDF below.


Complete Wire Mesh Section of our Product Catalog

Wire Mesh Catalog

Wire Mesh Material Types

Wire Mesh Scales and Fundamentals

Wire Mesh Glossary

Ordering Wire Cloth


Perpendicular Galvanized Wire Strands Welded Together from Direct Metals

Welded Wire Mesh

Welded wire mesh consists of perpendicular wire strands that are resistance welded at each intersection. Direct Metals® is a wire mesh supplier that carries welded wire mesh that is both economical and versatile with a clean appearance and uniform grid patterns. This product can be made in many materials, such as steel, stainless steel, and galvanized steel.

Direct Metals Lock Crimp Woven Wire Mesh

Woven Wire Mesh

Woven wire mesh is woven to size in the same way cloth is woven on a loom. The most common materials used to create woven wire mesh are carbon steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. If you are searching for a woven wire mesh supplier, we have the wire crimps and weave styles to fit your specific application.

Customized Stainless Steel Wire Mesh and Perforated Metal Custom Parts from Direct Metals

Stainless Steel Filters & Stampings

Our stainless-steel wire filters are useful in a wide range of applications requiring various openings. These wire mesh filters can be used in conjunction with perforated metal and expanded metal. Stainless steel wire cloth is ideal for filtration in adverse environmental conditions. We fabricate custom-made-to-order stainless steel filters of varying sizes in single or multiple layers of woven wire mesh. The available stainless-steel weaving styles include plain, twill, plain dutch, and reverse dutch twill weaves. These wire mesh filters can be stamped to size, sintered, soldered, welded, and rolled to size.

Stainless Steel Wire Mesh Screen

Perfectly suited for a various purposes and our stainless-steel screen is used in multiple industries. The petroleum, chemical environmental protection, mining, aerospace, papermaking, electronic, metallurgical, food, and pharmaceutical industries all utilize stainless steel screen. Furthermore, stainless steel mesh requires minimal replacement and special coatings to maintain its properties.

Rolled Up Hardware Wire Cloth Mesh from Direct Metals

Hardware Wire Cloth Mesh

Hardware cloth is wire mesh that consists of either woven or welded wires in a square or rectangular grid. Hardware wire cloth mesh is available in galvanized steel, stainless steel, and bare steel. It is typically used for bird & rodent control, filter media backing, machine guarding, security screening, and many other outdoor applications.

A Variety of PVC Coated Wire Mesh Designs Offered by Direct Metals

PVC Coated Wire Mesh

PVC coated wire mesh is relatively low in cost, resilient, corrosion resistant, and has good insulating properties. PVC wire mesh uses range from machine guarding and architectural fencing to salt & freshwater trap applications. Direct Metals® supplies both carbon steel and galvanized wire mesh PVC coated in a variety of different colors.

Direct Metals Copper Architectural Wire Mesh

Architectural Wire Mesh

Our architectural wire mesh can be adapted for use in just about any architectural project and is available in aluminum, carbon steel, stainless steel, and galvanized steel. It combines aesthetics and functionality by delivering striking visual appeal, safety, and energy savings.

Wooden Structure With Cage Wire Mesh Supplied by Direct Metals

Cage Wire Mesh

Our cage wire mesh provides a consistent and uniform mesh count for dimensionally correct cages. As a leading wire mesh supplier, Direct Metals® stocks cage mesh in plain steel, PVC coated steel, galvanized before welding, and galvanized after welding with square and rectangular openings.

Direct Metals Chicken Wire Or Hex Netting Wire Mesh

Hex Netting Wire Mesh

Hex netting is a twisted steel wire mesh with hexagonal openings. We are a wire mesh supplier that carries a variety of hex netting mesh sizes. It is a widely used and versatile mesh that can be used for animal traps, chicken coops, insulation backing, or other animal wire fencing.

A Direct Metals Galvanized Wire Mesh Container With Wheels

Wire Mesh Containers

Our wire mesh containers are designed and built for a rugged and long service life, making them an ideal choice for material handling. They are available in a variety of sizes and capacities. Our stackable, collapsible, and rust-resistant galvanized wire mesh containers are durable, portable, self-cleaning, and shippable.

Direct Metals Welded Woven Wire Mesh Security Fencing

Wire Mesh Security Fencing

Our security fencing is the ideal solution for prisons, borders, or any facility with high-security fencing needs. The welded mesh spacing is designed to prevent climbing. The small openings in the welded mesh fencing resists penetration by everyday hand tools, offering high perimeter protection.

Five Different Sizes of U-Edging from Direct Metals


U-Edging is a wire mesh perforated and expanded metal product accessory that is a u-shaped strip attached to the edge of a wire mesh product sheet to make the edges more attractive and safer. It is available in carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and galvanized steel.

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