Technical Specifications

BRC Blockmesh, the ideal reinforcement for masonry block or clay walls, is manufactured from cold drawn steel wire (plain or deformed) which conforms to Saudi, British, German, American standard specifications.

The wires are Cold Drawn to comply with the strength requirements to BS4482 and ASTM A82, A496 hot dipped galvanized to BS 443, BS729 and ASTM A 123, A153.

It may also be manufactured from Pre-Galvanized wire to BS443 and ASTM A641 if required.

Standard sizes

Wire Size

Cold Drawn : 3.75 mm - 5.0 mm

Plain & Deformed Galvanized : 3.0mm – 4.5mm

Sheet length 2.0 meters – 6.0 meters

 Sheet width 50mm - 250mm (in increments of 25mm)

Cross wire spacing 50mm – 400mm (in increments of 50mm)

Standard stock sheet length 3.2m, special length on request .


A brick or masonry block wall, reinforced with BRC Blockmesh will withstand considerable horizontal pressure from either side .

The use of BRC Blockmesh reinforcing in walls will help to :

- Combat wind effects.

- Withstand the loading of material against the wall .

- Control shrinkage , thermal and settlement effects.

- Enable the wall to span across openings .

BRC Blockmesh, manufactured to customer specifications, enables its strength to be used with maximum efficiency, location the wires for minimum specified cover from the face of the wall, and therefore concentrating the reinforcement where it is needed most.


  • It is often more economical to reinforce a wall with BRC Blockmesh to resist horizontal pressures than to provide alternative structural solutions. The wires used BRC Blockmesh can be spaced at different centers to suit the different thicknesses of brick or block walls .The reinforcement is therefore used to maximum advantage.
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