Measuring the Mesh Size of Chain Link Fence for Privacy Slats
The mesh of chain link is measured diagonally in both directions using inside
dimension. If the dimensions are not the same, e-mail us at
with detailed results (how old is your fence, what state are you from, height
of fence, both dimensions measured diagonally).
The most common mesh sizes for chain link fence are 2" (typically 9 or 11 gauge
wire) and 2-1/4" or 2-3/8" (typically 11-1/2, 12 or 12-1/2 gauge wire).
2" mesh chain link show above