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Ferrier Wire and Design Metals offers a wide variety of wire mesh (weavemesh and weldmesh), perforated metals (design and round hole pattern) and expanded metals for use in a wide variety of industrial, architectural and design applications.  Please contact us to see if we can assist you with your requirements and or would be interested being the subject of a blog post.

4 Uses Of Wire Meshes In Chemical Processes

December 19, 2022

There are a wide variety of chemical processes that use wire meshes as part of their operation. This type of equipment is used in everything from distillation to absorption and other processes. Four uses of wire meshes in chemical processes will be explored in this blog. 


Chemical Applications Of Wire Mesh


Oil And Gas Filtration
Oil and gas filtration is a process in which contaminants are removed from fluids. Wire meshes are commonly used in this process because they can be made to very precise specifications and they have a high degree of strength and durability.

Wire meshes can be made from a variety of materials, but the most common one is stainless steel. Stainless steel wire mesh has a very high degree of precision, and it is also resistant to corrosion. This makes it ideal for use in oil and gas filtration systems.

Electrostatic Charge Removal
In many chemical processes, it is necessary to remove electrostatic charges from materials in order to prevent them from reacting with other charged materials. This can be done by passing the material through a wire mesh that is electrically grounded. The charges will flow into the wire mesh and be dissipated, leaving the material charge-free.


Preventing Contamination
One of the primary uses of wire mesh in chemical processes is to prevent contamination. By using wire mesh as a filter, companies can ensure that only the desired chemicals are entering their process. This can be done by either physically blocking contaminants with the mesh or by using it as an electrical barrier.


Water Treatment
The first step in any chemical process is treating the water. This is usually done by passing the water through a series of wire meshes. The wire mesh filters out any impurities in the water and makes it safe to use in the process.


Ferrier Wire Good Company Inc. offers a variety of wire meshes such as stainless steel wire mesh, copper mesh, bronze mesh, brass mesh, and more. To know more about the products, contact us today.

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