Tooling / Consumables

Tools- Knipex 86 03 250

Hand Tool for Flexi-Mesh Ferrules

Installaing Flexi-Mesh is an easy process when you have the right tools to do the job. With many years of experience we can help you with guidance on tools that actually work.

Compressing Flexi-Mesh Ferrules

The best hand tool for compressing Flexi-Mesh eyes are the Knipex 86 03 250.

  • Zero backlash jaw pressure prevents damage to edges of sensitive components
  • Fast adjustment by pushing a button directly on the workpiece
  • No unintentional shift of the gripping jaws and no slipping of the joint
  • Parallel jaws give a more solid grip; its design allows flexible adjustment of all widths up to the specified maximum size
  • The ratchet type principle allows quick and easy tightening and release of all bolted connections
  • Lever transmission greater than 10 : 1 for strong gripping power
  • Chrome vanadium electric steel, forged, oil-hardened

Product Data Sheet Knipex 86 03 250

Flexi-Mesh hand tools- Knipex 86 03 250

Tools- Wireteknik A270

Hydraulic swaging tool for swaging perimeter cables

Swaging of Perimeter Cables (Wireteknik A270)

A perfect machine for swaging perimeter cables on-site. Low weight and small outer dimensions make it extremely portable. Rigging screws can be swaged assembled.

Swaging Range: 2.5 -12.0mm wire.

Typical Applications:

  • Standing rigging and lifelines for sailboats.
  • Architectural, like balustrades and railing.
  • Often used to build support structures for membrane roofs and tents.
  • Structural rigging for sail-roofs and sail shades.

Product Data Sheet Wireteknik A270

Flexi-Mesh tools-Wireteknik A270

Tools- Klauke EK 35/4

Battery powered tool for compressing the Flexi-Mesh Eyes

EK 35/4 Battery-powered hydraulic crimping tool 6 – 150 mm²

The best Battery powered tool for compressing the Flexi-Mesh eyes is the Klauke EK 35/4.

  • Choose your battery system: Bosch or Makita
  • All data can be easily read via Bluetooth
  • Closed head, flip top style, rotatable
  • Quality assurance via visual and audible signals in case of error
  • Simple and safe: one-button operating concept for controlling all tool functions
  • Effortless operations thanks to low weight
  • Comfortable and secure one-hand operation thanks to 2-component plastic housing with soft lining
  • LED for work area illumination
  • Always ready-to-use thanks to battery charge and service display

Product Data Sheet Klauke EK 35/4


Battery powered tool for compressing the Flexi-Mesh Eyes


Cable Ties

When installing Flexi-Mesh, cable ties are used to fasten the mesh to the perimeter whether that be rod/bar or cable. Here at Flexi-Mesh we supply you with cable ties to use whilst installing your project.

For more information on using the cable ties, please watch our installation video on youtube.

Cable Ties to hold mesh on the frame temporarily


For more information or to discuss how Arcus Wire Group can assist with your next project, please contact our Architectural Sales Team on 1800 272 879 or

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