Large Mesh

Our large (21g 7/32") mesh weighs .5 lbs/sq.ft (2.44 kg/m2 ). The rings used in this mesh have a wire diameter of .028 inches, an outer diameter of .277 inches and an inner diameter of .221 inches. The large mesh has approximately 3480 rings/sq.ft. The large rings are approximately a third larger than the medium rings. It has the best strength to weight ratio of all of our products, but the large ring size does allow smaller objects to pass through.

This mesh is made of welded 304 stainless steel and is sold by the linear foot.


About Chainmail

A piece of chainmaille varies considerably in its appearance, opacity and even its dimensions depending on how it is held or supported. If you hold it up by one side the rings will, depending on the side, either compress or fan out naturally. These two positions are referred to as 'open' and 'closed'. The following diagram shows two pieces of mesh that is the same size, but hung in different orientations (left: open; right: closed). The way we measure (unless specified otherwise by the customer) is for the 'open' position. Generally speaking, the open position uses much less material than closed. The majority of our curtain orders are for the more 'open' look, and this is the orientation that we use for our standard curtains unless otherwise specified.