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Industrial Woven Wire Mesh from Locker Wire Weavers

Locker Wire Weavers Limited is a leading industrial woven wire mesh manufacturer, supplier and fabricator based in Warrington UK.

Our mesh is used for many sieving, straining, separating, grading and filtering applications.

Woven Wirecloth and Filters Brochure
Woven Wirecloth and Filters Brochure

We supply filter mesh for separation, wire gauze for particle filtration and sieve mesh for grading. Our woven wire mesh products are also used for a vast range of industrial processes.

We supply all types of woven wire mesh in a wide range of standard stock specifications, including:

  • Plain Weave
  • Twill Weave
  • Dutch or 'Hollander' Weave
  • Plain Dutch Weave
  • Twill Dutch Weave
  • Reverse Dutch Weave
  • Multiplex Weave.

Read more about weave types.

 

Wire Mesh Applications

Bee Keeping

Wire Mesh for Bee Keeping
Wire mesh beehive flooring is ideal for healthy honey bee keeping, with an added benefit that the wire mesh provides essential ventilation for the bee colony.

Read more about bee keeping applications

Bird Screening
Wire Mesh for Bird Screening Many of the issues associated with nylon bird netting, such as birds becoming trapped, do not apply when using wire mesh, mainly due to the rigidity of the product.

Read more about bird screening applications

Casting Foundry/Gate Screens
Casting Foundry/Gate Screen Applications The most common applications of wire mesh casting foundry/gate filter screens are steel castings such as engine blocks and alloy wheel casting plants.

Read more about casting foundry/gate filter applications

Catalyst Support/Separator Screens
Woven Wire for Catalyst Support and Separator Screens Circular woven wire mesh screens are used for a range of industrial processes and, depending on the application, can also be referred to as 'Catalyst Support and Separator Screens' , 'Floating Screens', 'Gas Dehydrator Screens', 'Gas Drier Screens', 'Gas Dryer Screens' or 'Molecular Sieve Support Grid Screens'.

Read more about catalyst support screen applications

Decorative Screens
Decorative Screen Applications The screens are commonly used within radiator cabinets, but can also be seen in wall units, loudspeakers, air conditioning units or within other products requiring a screen for decorative purposes.

Read more about decorative screening applications

Fuel Cells and Batteries

alkaline fuel cell diagram
Locker metal mesh is used for a range of fuel cell applications, and can be applied to a wide variety of battery and electrical accumulator processes.

Read more about wire mesh for fuel cells and batteries

EMI and RFI Shielding
Wire Mesh for EMI/RFI Shielding, RFID Protection Wire Mesh is widely used to protect key equipment from ‘Radio Frequency Interference’ (RFI) and/ or ‘Electromagnetic Interference’ (EMI). The earliest example of this would be a ‘Faraday Cage’.

Read more about EMI and RFI shielding applications

Flame Proofing
Woven Wire for Fire Proofing Due to its fire-resistant properties, Locker flame proof gauze wire mesh is commonly used as flame proofing within a wide range of industries including petrochemical, marine, automotive, mechanical and electrical installation.

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Guarding
Guarding Wire Mesh Application Wire mesh is a strong and robust material which can be used for security screening and guarding. It can be manufactured in a wide variety of apertures and wire diameters to give the right level of security and protection.

Read more about guarding applications

Hydraulic Filters
Wire Mesh for Hydraulic Filters A hydraulic filter is an essential component of any hydraulic system. Selecting the right type of hydraulic filter is vital to ensure particle contaminants are filtered from hydraulic fluid, before components are jammed or damaged due to abrasive wear.

Read more about hydraulic filter applications

Insect and Fly Screening
Insect and Fly Screening Wire Applications Locker Wire Weavers Ltd is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of insect screening mesh, which can exclude flying insects while allowing light and fresh air in.

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Other Wire Mesh Applications

wind tunnel
Woven wire mesh has a seemingly infinite range of applications.

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Laminate and Gasket Reinforcement
Wire Mesh for Laminate and Gasket Reinforcement Wire mesh is used in the manufacture of gaskets for industrial seals used for a vast range of rotating, reciprocating and static applications. The seals used can have a critical impact on the performance of systems within a wide range of industrial markets.

Read more about laminate and gasket reinforcement

Mobile Phone Signal Blocking

Mobile Phone Signal Blocking Applications

A wire mesh 'cage' installed unobtrusively and cost-effectively within the structure of a building will absorb and redistribute electromagnetic signals from phones and other wireless devices, preventing them from entering the interior.

Read more about mobile phone signal blocking

Radiator and Car Grilles
Wire Mesh for Radiator and Car Grilles High quality stainless steel wire mesh is the perfect solution for automotive grilles and is used by numerous manufacturers including General Motors, Ford, Jaguar, Peugeot and Aston Martin.

Read more about radiator and car grille applications

Screen Printing

Screen Printing Applications

Locker PACO range of precision woven mesh has been developed specifically for the most demanding applications in screen printing of printed circuit boards.

Read more about screen printing applications

Woven Wire Mesh Filters

Woven Wire Mesh Filters

Our wire mesh filter products are used extensively in the manufacture and reprocessing of plastic and rubber products and the synthetic fibre industry.

Read more about woven wire mesh filters

Paper Board

paperboard with waffle pattern

Locker woven wire mesh is widely used in the wood processing industry for a number of specific operations involved in paperboard manufacture.

Read more about wire mesh for paper board

Wire Mesh Metals

We maintain a comprehensive stock of stainless steel mesh, and can also supply plain, galvanised and other metal alloys in a variety of roll widths and weave types.

To create Locker mesh, the metal wire is woven on automatic rapier type looms which tightly regulate the number of wires that make up the mesh, maintaining consistency in aperture size and mesh thickness.

Locker is certified to ISO 9001:2015. New cert. ISO 9001-2015

All our high quality woven wire mesh is manufactured in accordance with International Standards.

  Woven wire is available on the roll or cut to size


Carefully checking the quality of wire cloth on the rollLocker mesh can be supplied on the roll, 'as cut' from the roll or supplied cut to size or in strip form. It is always identified with labels showing the material description, mesh and aperture or wire diameter, dimensions and number of pieces, if applicable. Standard roll lengths are 30.5 metres x 1220mm wide. A limited number of specifications are available up to 2000mm.

We have detailed our standard stock specifications.

These are always available in stainless steel and in some specifications, plain and galvanised steel. Other metals and special alloys are generally made to order - please contact us with your special requirements.

  Full support, fabrication and installation


Instruments for measuring the weave quality of wire meshFor further information on our products see the Buyers Guide and FAQ. Experienced engineering staff based at our Warrington Design and Technical Centre are also available to offer advice and guidance in the selection of the most appropriate material for given applications.

All our mesh is manufactured in accordance with International Standards. Locker is an accredited ISO 9001:2008 organisation and is committed to the provision of quality products.

Company Information

Locker comprises the holding company Locker Group Ltd and its specialist operating divisions; Locker Wire Weavers Ltd., Locker Heatshielding Ltd. and Locker Architectural Ltd. All wire mesh materials are manufactured in accordance with International Standards. Locker Group Terms and Conditions Of Sale

Locker Group Ltd registered in England & Wales No.5608946
Locker Wire Weavers Ltd registered in England & Wales No. 420247
Locker Heatshielding Ltd registered in England & Wales No. 5900737
Locker Architectural Ltd registered in England & Wales No. 6752595

VAT Registration No: 896 11 7588

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