Choose the right insect screen to resist insects

Insect screen is also called window screen or fly screen. It has the equal wire diameter and holes, which can resist the insects and maintain excellent airflow. Due to this advantage, the insect screen is widely used as windows or doors screens, in the residences, hotels, porches, patios, pools and greenhouses. Insect screen is made of various materials and has different types and sizes. In the below, we will give you a total introduction.

A cat is standing on the windowsill and the window is made of galvanized insect screen.

Galvanized insect screen in the window can resist insects.

Types of the Insect Screen

  • Aluminum insect screen. Made of aluminum wire, it is one of the most common used types, which can resist the corrosion and rust. The charcoal and black color can reduce the glare. The silver color is the traditional, economical color and it can improve the visibility.
  • Fiberglass insect screen. Made of fiberglass wire, it is another common used type, which can anti-burning, corrosive and static. Fiberglass is less expensive, and has the advantage of no denting when it is hit or pushed.
  • Galvanized insect screen. Made of low carbon steel wire and then galvanized, the color maybe white or bluish white, which has excellent light transmission. It can resist the corrosion and rust.
  • Copper insect screen. Made of 90% copper and 10% zinc wire, it can resist acid, corrosion and abrasion, which can fit salt environments. The surface may be tarnish but not corrode.
  • Stainless steel insect screen. Made of stainless steel wire, the price may be higher than other material. But the special feature making it is worth for their price. It is the most durable material with anti-rust, heat, acid, alkaline and corrosion.
  • Epoxy coated insect screen. Made of epoxy coated low carbon steel wire, aluminum wire and stainless steel wire, the epoxy coated insect screen has high tensile, high elongation and strong toughness. It also can resist corrosion and rust.
  • Plastic insect screen. Made of pure polyethylene wire, with the plain weaving and interwoven type, plastic insect screen can resist the sunshine, UV rays and also the insects to protect the plants in healthy growth.
  • The patio is covered by the fiberglass insect screen.

    Fiberglass insect screen is applied in patio.

  • Pet screen. Made of strong vinyl-coated polyester wire, pet screen has strong tensile and 7 times stronger than traditional insect screens. If your home has children or pets, you can choose the pet screen.
  • Invisible insect screen. Made of PVC coated fiberglass wire, invisible insect screen has a roll-back into window jamb automatically feature, which can save space and has good sealability.
  • Stainless steel security screen. The most effective products of safe guard. It can resist not only the insects, but also the thieves, intruders and even bullet.

Sizes of the Insect Screen

The wire diameter of the insect screen
Common wire diameter is 0.17mm-0.25mm.
Stainless steel insect screen: 0.15mm-0.34mm.
Copper insect screen: 0.17mm-0.40mm.
Plastic insect screen: 0.18mm-0.40mm.
Pet screen: 0.7mm-0.8mm.
Stainless steel security screen: 0.7mm-1.0mm.

A cat is standing on the windowsill and the window is made of pet screen.

Pet screen is applied in the windows to protect pets.

The mesh size of the insect screen is mainly 14 mesh to 20 mesh. An 18 mesh × 14 mesh has become standard; 16 mesh × 16 mesh was formerly common; and other common sizes are 18 mesh × 18 mesh and 20 mesh × 20 mesh. For comparison, stainless steel security screen is 11 mesh and 12 mesh, plastic insect screen can be 22 mesh and 24 mesh.

The Width of the insect screen is mainly 24",28", 30", 32", 34", 36", 40", 42", 48", 60", 72", 84".

The Length of the insect screen is mainly 84", 25', 50' and 100'. The plain weaving plastic insect screen can be 2.8m.

Features of the Insect Screen

  • Prevent from the mosquitoes, flies and other insects.
  • Anti-corrosion and rust - galvanized and aluminum insect screens.
  • Anti-acid and alkaline - stainless steel insect screens.
  • Fit different environments - copper insect screen can fit salt environments.
  • High tensile and high elongation - epoxy coated window screen.
  • Durable UV resistance - plastic window screen .
  • Resist for thieves, intruders and bullet - stainless steel security screen.
  • Protect the safe of pets and children - pet screen.
A simple greenhouse is covered by the plastic insect screen.

Plastic insect screen can prevent UV rays and pests for the greenhouses.

Application of the Insect Screen

Insect screen is mainly used as the windows, doors, porch screens, patio screens and pool screens in residences, hotels and other places.

  • Plastic insect screen can used in the greenhouses, fields to resist the UV rays and insects.
  • Copper insect screen can used in the costal areas and salt environments.
  • Pet screen can be used in area where has the children and pets.
  • Stainless steel security screen can used in the military bases and other security places.

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Hot Products

  • Window Screen

    Because of anti-corrosion, rust and other features, window screen with different materials, types and colors, is used in different environments and places.

  • Aluminum Insect Screen

    Aluminum insect screen with silver, black and charcoal color, which can resist the corrosion and rust, is used in the family decorations, doors and windows.

  • Fiberglass Insect Screen

    Fiberglass insect screen with resistance for burning and static is used for windows, patio and pool screens. Vinyl coated with bright color is available.

  • Galvanized Insect Screen

    Galvanized insect screen with zinc coated surface, which can resist corrosion and rust, is widely used in the houses and constructions to against insects.