Woven Spacing/Opening/Diameter Relationship

The basic relationship between wire spacing, wire diameter, and clear opening can be expressed by a simple algebraic relationship:

  • Wire Spacing = Wire Diameter + Opening Size
  • Opening Size = Wire Spacing - Wire Diameter
  • Wire Diameter = Wire Spacing - Opening Size

The variety of crimping styles and methods used in achieving Banker Wire's unique aesthetic can alter the shape of the wire. For a true measurement of wire diameter, carefully consider where the measurement is taken.