Insects, Bees & Birds

Fly Screens, Bees and Birds

Our standard range of wire mesh includes specifications suited for a variety of applications, such as:

Fly and Insect Screening:

Mesh supplied in rolls or panels, standard in Stainless Steel for durability – supplied to any cut width for use as a soffit mesh:

 

1.35mm aperture x 0.236mm diameter, 72% free area

1.18mm aperture x 0.229mm diameter, 70% free area

 

These meshes are strong but lightweight and easy to handle and cut – heavier meshes can be provided for use as rodent barriers, example:

 

1.98mm aperture x 0.560mm diameter, 60% free area

0.91mm aperture x 0.355mm diameter, 52% free area

 

All these specifications will keep out the unwanted but allow free passage of air and light.

 

Varroa Mite / Bee Mesh

Durable stainless steel mesh (in 304 or 316) which will allow varroa mites to pass through to the hive floor:

 

2.46mm aperture x 0.710mm diameter, 60% free area

 

Supplied in rolls or cut to size pieces (any shape).

 

Welded Mesh

Suitable for fabrication into cages, feeders and barriers:

 

5.55mm aperture x 0.80mm diameter, (1/4” pitch, 4 mesh)

11.1mm aperture x 1.60mm diameter, (1/2” pitch, 2 mesh)

23.4mm aperture x 2.00mm diameter, (1” pitch, 1 mesh)

 

Supplied in rolls or panels in 316 Stainless for durability.

 

When cutting mesh to size we recommend use of protective clothing, gloves and safety glasses.

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Mesh used to prevent ingress by insects, birds and rodents

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