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Matthew -
 
Could that be "3x16 - 3/8"?  The "3x16" part refers to the spacing of the wires, and the "3/8" refers to the gage of the wires in each direction.
 
This was a common style of one-way welded-wire fabric from the mid 1950's to the early 1960's here in NY.
 
John Goodman, P.E.
Rochester, NY
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Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 10:15 AM
Subject: Wire mesh reinforcing designation

I am reviewing a set of structural drawings from the 1960?s. The concrete slab mesh reinforcing is designated as ?316-38?

 

Anyone familiar with this designation and know what the wire spacing and gage are?

 

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