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» What is mesh?

Mesh, also called mesh count, is the number of openings in a linear inch measured from the center of one wire to a point one inch distant. To determine the mesh, count the number of openings from the center of any one wire to the center of a parallel wire one inch away. To measure coarse mesh simply lay a ruler on it and count the number of openings along a one inch length.To measure finer meshes a mesh counter or optical comparator may be needed.

» What is your minimum order?

Wire mesh minimum order policy:

Standard Mesh Materials: $75.00

Wire Mesh Discs and Special Shapes and Slit Widths: $200.00

Custom Weaving: $1500.00

International Orders: Same as above (if EMS shippable)

International Orders: Add $50.00 handling charge (via sea or air freight)

» Can I get a sample?

CELMETAL will gladly provide samples for your testing and inspection.

You can select samples from any of our listed meshes. International shipping is available for an additional charge.

» Can you supply material certifications?

Yes, they can be supplied. Please advise us at the time of ordering if you require material certifications or other documentation. No certifications will be available more than 90 days after shipment.

» How long has CELMETAL been in business and where are you located?

CELMETAL has been in business since 1982. We are headquartered in Anping, Hebei province China.

» What is a micron and how big is it?

It is a unit of length in the metric system. One micron is equivalent to 0.00003937 of one inch.

» What is the difference between woven and welded mesh?

Woven mesh is produced by the process of weaving, that is, by passing wires alternately over and under each other.
 Welded mesh is a grid formed of wires that are fused together at their junctions. It is produced on automatic welding looms by accurately positioning the short (weft) wires over the long (warp) wires and spot welding their intersections (not over and under, as in ordinary weaving).

» I have a sample of the mesh I need but I dont know how to describe it, can you help me?

Yes, send us the sample and we will contact you with the results of our examination.

» Can you "Blind Ship" direct to my customer without revealing that CELMETAL is the source?

CELMETAL has always performed this "Blind Ship" service. Please let us know if you require this service. Our meshes and packaging are marked with generic labels so as not to reveal CELMETALs name to your customers. Extra charges may apply.

» Does CELMETAL sell through salesmen and distributors?

Within China CELMETAL sells directly without using salesmen or distributors.

» Can I get a formal quotation?

When needed, we can provide you with a formal quote by fax or email.

» What shape is the opening in a Dutch Weave?

There are no straight through square openings in a dutch weave and the filtrate follows a tortuous path through the triangular passages in the mesh.

» Can I receive a catalog?

CELMETAL no longer publishes a paper catalog. Our website serves as our catalog.

» What are your business hours?

Normal business hours are 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Pacific Time Monday through Friday. We also have 24/7 fax, email, and voice mail services.