- Fencing in and around machines
- Fencing of areas inside and outside of buildings
- Filtration of liquids, process water, wastewater
- Screening and sorting
- Processing of raw materials
- Drains (filter and safety)
Widely used in these industries:
- Food production
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Medicinal industry
- Powerplants, heat production, bioenergy
- Oil and gas
- Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
- Agriculture and plant production
Pressed and crimped screens are nets made of metal wires, which are crimped to lock the structure of the grid. This production method differs from welded wire mesh, where each overlap of wires is spot welded. There are no welds in a pressed screen or crimped grid.
Pressed screens are made of metal wires, where the wire is bend at the points where the longitudinal and transverse wires meet. At the “single sided” pressed screens, all offsets deviate to one side in all connections. At the “double sided” pressed screens, there is an offset on both sides of the mesh. Single-sided pressed screens is less dimensionally stable than double-sided and a cheaper alternative. Double-sided pressed screens are easier to mount.
Crimped grids are made of metal wires, where each wire is creped and have several weaves. Crimped grids attaches the wires particularly well to each other and is advantageous when large apertures with relatively thin wires are needed.
Common for pressed screens and crimped grids is that they can be pulled crooked, as they are not welded locked. They must be attached to a frame or similar to become dimensionally stable.
Elements made of wires less than 3 mm in diameter can be supplied as rolls. Elements with a diameter over 3 mm are supplied in panels.
WestCoast Technique have a wide range of options for further processing the grids for example:
- Pressed screens and crimped grids cut to the right dimensions or removing middle parts to fit exactly in the unit it was built for
- Pressed screens and crimped grids framed with flanges / brackets for mounting
- Elements for machine guards with a high degree of flexibility
- Stainless steel AISI 304, 316
- Plain steel
- Hot dip galvanized steel
- Painted mild steel
We also offer different types of finishing: hot galvanizing / galvanizing, electric polishing, epoxy powder coating, etc.