MUKWONAGO, WI—JANUARY 22, 2013—After more than a year of development, Banker Wire is the first manufacturer to mass-produce woven metal fabric with circular patterns. Circle Mesh applies the durability, versatility and aesthetic appeal of architectural mesh to new circular weaves.
Circle Mesh far surpasses circle patterns created by perforated metal, delivering industry-leading quality, sustainability and visual characteristics in an entirely new design package. Additionally, the weaving process of architectural mesh produces very little scrap, compared to the process of perforating metal.
“At Banker Wire, we thrive on constantly researching and developing our material,” says Michelle Eastburn, Product Engineering Manager for Banker Wire. “Circle Mesh is one of the most important innovations in the history of our company, and we are excited to provide the design community with even more choices and less limitations.”
Circle Mesh is woven with the same wire as traditional architectural mesh, but is instead crimped by a spiral machine around a fixed point. The fixed point is adjustable, allowing for different sizes and therefore different percentages of open area. The finished wires are then woven together by a loom operator, creating the final pattern.
“The development of Circle Mesh really captures the essence of Banker Wire,” said Harrison Horan, Vice President of Banker Wire. “We pioneer new forms of architectural mesh by taking the time to experiment and do things no one else can do.
About Banker Wire
Banker Wire is the world’s leading manufacturer of woven and welded wire mesh for architectural and industrial applications. With the most modern and productive mill in the U.S., Banker Wire provides custom-weaved material for any aesthetic on any scale – from intricate design highlights to expansive building facades. Founded in 1896, Banker Wire’s manufacturing expertise has been refined for more than a century, bringing unmatched customization, quality, and service to customers. State-of-the-art grid welding equipment provide a wide variety of wire alloy, spacing and diameter configurations, trimmed or untrimmed. For more information visit https://www.bankerwire.com.
About Architectural Woven Wire Mesh
Pre-crimped woven wire mesh is constructed of individual wires that are crimped prior to being woven together on a loom. Pre-crimping the wires provides a much higher degree of control during the weaving process. This allows for far more intricate and interesting patterns, as well as unique customization, to meet the vision of the designer. Banker Wire has refined and innovated its crimping process more than any other manufacturer, delivering more than 8,000 different spacing, diameter, and crimp combinations, plus endless customization options. As a result, Banker can make any woven wire mesh pattern imaginable – manufactured to specify for any project type.