Timrite Jumbo Wire Mesh – Product Range

Timrite Africa manufacture & supplies Welded Mesh to be used for permanent areal coverage in any excavation in underground mining operations. The mesh can be installed together with Roofbolts or Splitsets, or any other support, to protect the excavation and prevent Fall of Ground between support. This further improves safety underground for mining crews and provides protection to underground machinery and equipment. All mesh manufactured by Timrite Africa is produced according to strict set quality standards to ensure the product meets the underground mining industry safety and specification requirements Sizes ranges from 1M up to 4.5M in Length and 1M up to a limit of 2.4M in Width.

Wire Gauge: 5.6MM and 4MM

Combination Jumbo Mesh also available with 5.6MM Diameter Main Wire together with 4MM Diameter Cross Wires.

Galvanised and Non Galvanised

Technical Data Specification
Raw material In accordance with metallurgical composition as specified in AS4617:2001 grade -500L
Galvanising Timrite produce mesh up to 4.5m in length (easy handling) but are limited to 2,4m on width
Yield strength The mesh is flush cut all round
Weld quality Steel wire to be in the range of 500 MPA – 700MPA and not to be less than 500MPA
Dimension tolerances Electric resistance welding is a process, which joins metal parts together – subjecting them to a mechanical force. No filler material is used.
Zink coating Welds shall have a minimum breaking load of 9.5Kn when tested in accordance with AS1304-1991
Min torque value Length = +- 5mm   & width = +- 5mm
Tensile strength Main wire 100 g/SQM – penetration 10%
Tensile strength Cross wire 18Nm (5,6mm wire) & (14Nm (4,0mm wire)
Flatness Between 500 & 600Mpa, between 400 & 500Mpa, Mesh Shall not lift more than 50mm at any point when laid on a flat surface, Blast resistant – allow installations up to the face



All mesh to be accompanied by detailed quality test certificates