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ARC Fences - Proudly Australian since 1920!

Australian Wire

Galvanized Chain Mesh Wire

InfraBuild Wire's Galvanized Chain Mesh Wire has been specifically developed to suit the majority of chain mesh machines. Its consistently high quality enables manufacturers to achieve improved machine efficiencies.

InfraBuild Steel's Galvanized and LifeMax® Wires are made to AS/NZS 4534 – ed Steel Wire Fencing Products for Terrestrial, Aquatic and General Use. Our wire is woven into chain mesh fences that are widely used for industrial security, tennis courts, parks, safety fences on freeways, domestic and industrial fencing, etc.

Galvanized and LifeMax® Chain Mesh Specifications

InfraBuild Steel's Galvanized and LifeMax® Wires are made to AS/NZS 4534 – Zinc and zinc/ aluminium-alloy Coatings on Steel Wire and are offered in coating classes W02 through W25 in a range of diameters. Heavily Galvanized and LifeMax Wires also comply with AS1725.1 – Chainlink Fabric Fencing - Part 1: Security Fences and Gates.

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Australian Machinery

At ARC Fences, we are proud of our local Chainwire and Weldmesh Machines. Our four chainwire machines can produce standard size (900 - 3600mm) heights, in addition to popular selvedge styles: barb / barb, knuckle / knuckle and knuckle / barb.

Wire Types

Chainwire fencing rolls are manufactured using a variety of different wire types:

  • 2.50mm standard galvanised wire
  • 2.50mm and 3.15mm diameter heavy galvanised or Lifemax (TM) wire 2.50mm and
  • 3.15mm galvanised core P.V.C. coated wire (green or black)

LifeMaxTM wire is manufactured by Infrabuild Wire and has a zinc aluminium coating which lasts up to 3 times the life of Zinc Galvanised coating. It has good welding performance and is manufactured in Australia.

Please note: Chainwire rolls and associated products made from 2.50mm Standard Galvanized (SG) W02Z wire do not meet the minimum standard for any parts of AS1725-2010

Australian Resources

ARC are a true blue Australian company with a history that mirrors the history of this country since 1920. It was in that year that we became the first to produce steel fabricated mesh here in Australia at our Sunshine site near Melbourne.

Over the years we have supplied the steel built into many of our Australian icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Tunnel and Opera House, the MCG and Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, the Sydney and Melbourne Airports, Victoria Bridge in Brisbane and Parliament House in Canberra.

ARC steel is in the bones of the roads we drive on, the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the schools our kids learn in and the iconic landmarks that symbolise Australia to the rest of the world. 

Today, all our steel products remain 100% Australian made with international quality assurance and in compliance with Australian standards. 

Made In Australia

We have been producing our chainwire rolls in Australian since the early 1950's and our weldmesh panels since the 1930's. We are proud that our products are Made in Australia, for Australian conditions and designed to withstand the harsh Australian climate.

Many generations have used our products over the years throughout the different regions of Australia and have come to trust and demand ARC Weldmesh Panel for the job.

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