Monday, 26 October 2009

Mesh Sizes from a Typical Manufacturer

Mesh sizes have traditionally been measured by the number of wires per square inch used to sieve the material. This table gives a grit size measurement for the mesh/grit numbers in common use.

Mesh = Mesh opening (mm)
12 =   1.5240
14 =   1.2954
20 =   0.8636
30 =   0.5156
40 =   0.3810
50 =   0.2794
60 =   0.2337
80 =   0.1778
100 = 0.1397
120 = 0.1168
200 = 0.0737
325 = 0.0432
400 = 0.037
625 = 0.020
1200=0.012
2500=0.005