Fiberglass mesh is the most commonly used mesh and the most economical one too among all mesh types
Fiberglass insect screen is also called Velcro fit or netlon or nylon net. The core of the fabric is made of glass and is protected with PVC coat. This gives characteristic features of the fiberglass screen like color, flexibility, and durability to the screen. It also protects the screen from rust, stain, and corrosion.
Fiberglass is one of the basic and the most economical mesh available in the market. The quality of mesh is depending on how best is QC’ed while manufacturing the same. Phifer uses Class ”C” grade fiberglass (FG) material and is the largest producer of FG material in the world. It’s very hard to distinguish fiberglass mesh from nylon or any other counterfeit products that are available in the market. Nevertheless, the right fiberglass screen can be economically used for decent control of mosquito menace.
Marketed as Phiferglass® screening, these vinyl-coated fiberglass insect screen products will not rust, corrode or stain and are recom- mended for salt-air climates or other tropics equally. Available in two different meshes, Standard screening is used in most standard window and door applications. Phifer’s No-See-Ums Screen is a tightly woven mesh designed to control against very tiny insects. Fiberglass is available in White, Cream, Black, Silver Gray and Charcoal colors.
- Excellent Air Transmission
- Excellent Visibility
- Quality and appeal
- Washable, durable
- Light Weight
- Does catch rust
- Flame retardant
- Control Dust
- Control most of the other pests like Rats, Lizards, Months, Bees, etc
Pros: Most economical, flexible, can be fitted to any type of fitment, only useful mesh for Velcro system, Glossy Roll fit, and Pleated fitments
Cons: With velcro system, the mesh may not have expected aesthetics to interior loving champs