1. Specify the size of the sheet, listing SWD first.

2. Specify the number of sheets required.

3. Specify the nominal width of the diamond SWD. (eg. ¼”, ½”, ¾”, etc.).

4. Specify the style of the sheet (eg. #20, #18, #16, etc.).

5. Specify Raised or Flattened.

6. Specify the type of metal required (eg. Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, etc.)

SWD – “Short way of diamond/
design” dimension.
LWD – “Long way of diamond/
design” dimension.
SWO – “Short way of opening”
LWO – “Long way of opening”
Strand Thickness – Equal to
the thickness of the sheet of
metal used.
Standard Width – Amount of
metal fed under the dies to
produce one strand.

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