Tag: 304 SS

Would You Rather Get What You Want Or Search ‘Close Enough’ Alternatives?

  Have you ordered from an industrial supply site, such as Northern Tool,  Fastenal, McMaster Carr, or Grainger?  Do you use these catalog sites to purchase your wire mesh baskets?   If you do, you are most likely accepting an alternative to what you really want and spending way too much valuable time searching for that… Read more »

Keep Your Parts Safe – Understanding Mesh Size options

It is probably a good assumption that you are looking to buy a wire mesh basket to hold some sort of part.  The most important aspect of the basket is to hold and protect those parts through your operations and therefore, the Lining or Mesh option selection is a critical step to accomplish part protection…. Read more »

Metal Finishing – It’s Not All About The Look.

metal finish on baskets

Choosing the base material for the construction of your wire mesh basket is a great start, but for each base material, whether stainless steel or carbon steel, there is a choice of finishing options.  A finish is usually a coating or chemical process which changes the surface and look of your basket.   Although, the finish… Read more »

Material Selection – Which Metal Do I Need?

types of wire, stainless and carbon steel

Material selection will be a core decision in designing your specific wire mesh basket.  AnySizeBasket.com offers three base materials: Carbon Steel, 304 Stainless Steel, and 316 Stainless Steel.   The Material selected dictates the base material for the entire construction of the basket including all mesh and rod for the basket, handle(s), and any attaching lid.  So, which material do you choose?