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One of the most efficient forms of mining, longwall relies on speed combined with safety. Traditionally wire rope reinforcement has been used for longwall screening, but now this has largely been replaced by flame retardant and corrosion-resistant Minex Rock Mesh from Tensar – and it’s easy to see why. 

Known in the industry as the leading longwall screen technology (although equally useful in hard rock roof and rib applications), Minex has similar light weight to Tensar Mining Grid but with eight times the strength and increased flexibility. Reinforcement bands can also be added eliminating  the need for wire rope reinforcement .

Lightweight and easy to handle, it can not only reduce back, hand and facial injuries but can also cut installation time by 75% over chain link or welded wire mesh. 

The versatile longwall screening alternative without wire rope.

With Minex Rock Mesh, longwall screen moves are safer and faster, being reduced from weeks to days with substantial cost savings.

Tensar’s Minex has the full support of our wealth of experience in mining operations worldwide.

  • Lightweight and easy to handle
  • Can cut installation time by 75%
  • Ideal replacement for wire mesh without wire rope reinforcement
  • Can substantially reduce longwall moving costs
  • Eight times the strength of Tensar Mining Grid
  • Corrosion resistant and flame retardant
  • Reduces potential injuries while handling

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