Wire Cloth is an extremely versatile product that had its inception during the Industrial Revolution. It is used in many different industries and has countless applications. Wire cloth is manufactured as a woven product, where the wires are formed in a weave pattern. It is also manufactured as a welded product, where the wires are electro-welded at each intersection of the wires. Each type has a variety of applications. Much of the terminology can be applied to both types of wire.