Insect Screening Materials
The screening products we provide are manufactured by Phifer Inc. Phifer Wire Products was established in 1952 as a weaver of aluminum insect screening in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Today the company manufactures and supplies a broad line of precision woven products throughout the United States and in over 100 countries worldwide.
Fiberglass Insect Screening
Phiferglass® fiberglass screening is woven from permanent glass yarn which has been coated with a protective vinyl to ensure lasting beauty, color and flexibility. Phiferglass® is noncombustible and will not rust, corrode or stain. Lightweight and economical, it comes in several different weaves and thread diameters.
18 x 16 Fiberglass Screening -- is used primarily for aluminum window screens and aluminum screen doors. It uses .011" Diameter threads with 18 threads per inch vertically and 16 threads per inch horizontally.
18 x 14 Fiberglass Screening -- is a stronger mesh using a .013" thread in an 18 x 14 weave and is recommended for larger openings such as porches, pools and patios or where added strength is desirable.
20 x 30 Fiberglass Screening -- is a tiny mesh that offers the ultimate in insect protection and is recommended for "No-See-Ems" and other very tiny bugs.
Aluminum Insect Screening
Aluminum insect screening is more durable than fiberglass and is used for aluminum or wood window screens, screen doors and wood screen enclosures. It is available in natural aluminum color, called Brite-cote©, Black and Charcoal.
Brite-Kote© Aluminum Insect Screening --The standard of the industry. The aluminum finish is free of streaks, easy to fabricate and long lasting.
Phifer Black Aluminum Insect Screening -- The Black finish is electrodeposition coated for strength and durability. Black aluminum is virtually invisible when looking out and is used when visibility is of prime importance.
Phifer Charcoal Insect Screening -- is coated with a Charcoal finish using the electrodeposition coating method. The finish is extremely strong and offers improved outward visibility and reduced glare.
Bronze Insect Screening
Bronze Insect Screening is made of 90% copper and 10% zinc. It weathers to a beautiful dark bronze finish and is an excellent choice for inland and coastal regions.
PetScreen® is woven of extremely strong and durable vinyl-coated polyester yarns. PetScreen® is seven times stronger than regular insect screening and resists damage by dogs and cats. The uniform weave design and thread spacing offers excellent outward visibility and good ventilation.