Woven Gabion Mesh

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Woven Gabion Mesh

    Gabions, also known as gabion wires, are rectangular box-shaped containers made of galvanized steel wire netting. They are filled with stones and serve as permeable and flexible structures used in various applications, including retaining walls, channel linings, and slope stabilization.

  • Certified and Standards: ISO9001,CE,BV and SGS.
  • Quality Assurance: The product undergoes rigorous quality control and testing, providing a warranty period of 1-10 years.
  • After-Sales Service: We offer prompt product repair and replacement services to ensure smooth usage for our customers.
  • Delivery Guarantee: We commit to delivering the products according to the agreed-upon delivery schedule, ensuring that the products arrive at the customers’ hands on time.

Product Overview

    Gabion mesh is divided into 2 kinds are woven gabion and WELDED GABION.

    Woven Gabion baskets are one kinds of Hexagonal Wire Mesh Cage, Update products from Hexagonal Wire Mesh. It is galvanized steel, double twisted, woven wire mesh filled with stone and used for various applications including, but not limited to, retaining walls, slope paving, out fall structures, weirs, drop structures and stream bank protection.

    Gabions are indeed a reliable and proven method for erosion control and retaining earth. Their strength is derived from a double-twisted hexagonal mesh of steel wires. This design ensures that even in the event of accidental damage or the breakage of one or more wires, the double-twisted configuration minimizes the reduction in strength, making gabions a resilient choice for various applications.

    Woven Gabion boxes offer an environmentally friendly and cost-effective solution in comparison to other alternatives. The built-in cost advantages coupled with their exceptional endurance against environmental challenges have led to their widespread adoption.

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Features and Advantages

    Comprising triple twist hexagonal woven mesh fabric, gabion boxes present a straightforward, efficient, and economical answer. These cages are easily filled with natural stone, presenting a proven environmentally friendly approach.

  • Cost effective and environmentally friendly alternative to concrete system.
  • The Gabion structure blends easily and harmoniously with natural surroundings.
  • Simple and speedy installation, using natural or quarried stones obtained locally.
  • Ability to deform without cracking allowing the structure to withstand any unpredictable movement or settlement without loss or stability.
  • Higher resistance to natural forces due to better tensile strength.
  • Majority of manpower need not to be skilled and speed at which the work is carried out is unparalleled in civil engineering, besides making it cost effective.
  • The use of Gabions as retaining structures provides a low cost alternative to concrete or masonry retaining walls.
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Technical Specification

    This kind of woven gabion basket with extraordinary flexibility and can be applied to any terrain, such as: river bank, sea bank, under bridge, underwater, land and so on. easily installation make sure you finish the project in time. 

A Length: 1000 mm – 6000 mm

B Width: 500mm / 1000mm / 1500mm / 2000mm / 3000mm

C Height: 500mm / 800mm / 1000mm / 1200mm / 1500mm

D Diaphragm: 1 – 5 pcs

E Mesh Wire Diameter: 2.0 mm – 4.0 mm

F Mesh Size: 60mm*80mm / 80mm*100mm / 100mm*120mm

G Selvedge Wire Diameter: 3.0 mm – 4.4 mm

S Surface: Pre Hot Dipped Galvanized (100g/m²)
Pre Hot Dipped Galvanized(200/m²)
Galfan Wire(Zinc & Aluminium Alloy)
Electric Galvanized + PVC Coated (All colors in Ral)
Electric Galvanized + PE Coated (All colors in Ral)

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According to Surface Treatment

   Woven gabion can be coated with various materials to significantly enhance their corrosion resistance. These coatings provide robust protection against environmental elements and ensure the gabion structures remain durable and reliable over time.

  • Galvanized Woven Gabion: These are available in two types – electric galvanized and hot-dipped galvanized. The heavier the zinc coating weight, the better the corrosion resistance.

  • PVC Coated Woven Gabion: Thicker PVC coatings provide excellent corrosion and rust resistance for gabion boxes. The inner wire can be carbon steel or galvanized.

  • Galfan Woven Gabion: Galfan gabions contain a 5% aluminum-zinc alloy material. In corrosive environments, they form an oxidation film on the surface to resist corrosion and rust.

  • 10% Aluminum-Zinc Woven Gabion: These gabions have a higher aluminum content than Galfan gabions, offering even better corrosion resistance. They are suitable for highly corrosive environments, though they tend to be more expensive than galvanized gabions.

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According to Twist Type

    Woven Gabions are indeed known for their rigid and solid structure, and they can be constructed using both double twisted and triple twisted structures. Here’s a bit more detail on the differences and applications of these structures:

  • Double Twisted Structure: This is the most commonly used structure for gabions. It involves twisting each wire strand in the mesh grid twice. Double twisted gabions are suitable for typical protective applications, including retaining walls, slope stabilization, and landscaping projects. They offer good strength and stability for these purposes.

  • Triple Twisted Structure: In some projects, especially those subjected to harsh conditions like flood control, coastal protection, and channel lining, the strength requirements may be higher. In such cases, triple twisted gabions are chosen. The triple twisted structure involves twisting each wire strand three times, creating a denser and stronger mesh. These gabions are designed to withstand the high impact from forces like floods and seawater.

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According to Gabion Height

    Woven gabions are highly versatile and can be customized to various dimensions to suit specific project requirements. Depending on the height of the gabion, it can be categorized into different types and sizes.

  • Gabion Box: With a height of 1 meter or more, find extensive use in retaining wall applications.

  • Reno Mattress: also referred to as gabion mattresses, are versatile solutions designed for various applications. These mattresses have a maximum height of 0.5 meters and a minimum of 0.17 meters, making them ideal for situations where a lower profile is required. They share a similar construction with standard gabion baskets but are wider and less deep. Reno mattresses excel in providing surface area protection and are commonly employed in projects such as slope stabilization, riverbank reinforcement, and riverway control.

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Specification Table

Gabion Basket Technical Data Sheet
MaterialQ195, Low Carbon Steel Wire
Weave TypeDouble Twisted
Hole ShapeHexagonal
Surface TreatmentHot Dipped GalvanizedPVC Coated
Mesh Hole80 * 100 mm60 * 80 mm80 *100 mm60 * 80 mm
Mesh Wire 2.2 – 3.0 mm2.0 – 2.7 mm2.2 / 3.2 – 3.0 / 4.0 mm2.0 /3.0 – 2.7 / 3.7 mm
Selvage Wire3.0 – 3.9 mm3.0 – 3.7 mm3.0 / 4.0 – 3.9 / 4.9 mm3.0 / 4.0 – 3.7 / 4.7 mm
Lacing Wire2.2 mm2.2 mm2.2 / 3.2 mm2.2 / 3.2 mm
Gabion Basket Size1 * 1 * 1 m, 2 * 1 * 1  m, 3 * 1 * 1 m, 4 * 1 * 1 *1 m, etc


    Hexagonal mesh woven gabion box is mainly used for protecting river and dam from the losing of soil and water. Because compared with welded gabion box, there are no welding point on hexagonal mesh gabion box, which can resist the erosion from flood and sea water. Additional, the twisted structure can supply higher tensile strength to be used in the heavy duty applications.

    Sometimes, to enhance gabion durability, branches with deep roots are placed between the rocks in the gabion.

  • Control and guide of water or flood.
  • Flood bank or guiding bank.
  • Preventing of rock breaking.
  • Bridge Protection.
  • Water and soil protection.
  • Coast protection.
  • Seaport engineering.
  • Strengthening structure of soil.
  • Protection of road.
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Package & Delivery

    If our customers have specific packaging preferences or requirements, we are more than willing to collaborate and design a custom packing solution to meet their needs. when it comes to packing our gabion baskets, we offer two options to cater to different preferences and budget considerations:

    Option One: Bulk Loading without Additional Packing This method is highly cost-effective, making it a great choice for customers looking for lower-priced gabion baskets. By loading the gabion baskets directly into the container without additional packing, we can pass on the cost savings to our customers.

    Option Two: Plastic Film Wrapped and Loaded on Strong Steel Pallet While this option may have a slightly higher cost compared to bulk loading, it offers several advantages. The plastic film wrapping provides protection against rust and moisture, ensuring the gabion baskets arrive in optimal condition. Additionally, the robust steel pallet safeguards the gabion boxes from damage and simplifies loading with a forklift. This method also presents a neat and organized appearance.

gabion basket package

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    Qiansheng Wire Mesh has rich OEM/ODM production experience. Just tell us your requirements and your problems, we will help you solve them.

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