Wire mesh can add friction damping to your application. Damping can be used to absorb
energy, reduce vibration, or reduce shock.
Wire mesh has 3 times more damping than rubber and many times can be designed as
a replacement for rubber.
Wire mesh parts have been used in aircraft engine mounts for many years. Kinetic
Structures holds FAA-PMA certification for wire mesh engine mounts used in MD-80,
DC-9, and 757/767 aircraft.
Wire mesh washers are a new type of spring washer. They are quickly becoming recognized
as an improvement over standard types of spring washers
Wire mesh is made of stainless steel and can be used to control thermal expansion
at high or low temperatures. It has a temperature range far exceeding any elastomer.
Kinetic Structures is a manufacturer of wire mesh vibration products for the aircraft,
space, automotive, rail, motorcycle, off-road, and industrial markets.
Wire Mesh Friction Dampers
Wire Mesh Vibration Dampers
Wire Mesh Spring Washers
Wire Mesh Engine Mounts