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Brent Koch wrote:
> 
> Am looking for a metric WWF reference.
> (Have not contacted CRSI, they'll probably want to sell me something.)
> 
> Does anyone know the US equivalent for 152x152 - MW38.7 x MW71.0? I
> recognize the 152mm x 152mm as 6"x6". But am not sure of the soft
> conversion for the wire size. I think the equivalent size is 6x6-W6xW11.
> 
> I believe one method of specifying metric wire size is by area (mm^2).
> 
> MW38.7 = 38.7/(25.4^2) = .06 in^2   <----- W6 wire
> MW71.0 = 71.0/(25.4^2) = .11 in^2   <----- W11 wire
> 
> Would appreciate the groups input.
> TIA.
> 
> Brent Koch, P.E.
> brentk(--nospam--at)tdl.com
> 
The number after the designation "MW" is the area in mm^2

Canadian wire mesh is designated that way.