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RE/8™ Bio-circular Architectural Mesh — by Kaynemaile®

RE/8 mesh is a chainmail fabric consisting of interlinked rings connected by liquid-state assembly to form a flexible and seamless mesh. It is made from high grade engineering polycarbonate and used in the architecture and design industry.

Suitable for creating privacy and partitioning spaces, while allowing transparency and airflow. Being highly textural the mesh also adds an artistic element and is suitable for interior and exterior applications.

Key Features
  • Created using up to 80% bio-circular polycarbonate
  • Nil-waste manufacturing process
  • Unlimited size and scale
  • Fire and UV resistant
  • High airflow properties
  • Strong and lightweight (3kg/m²)
  • Solar and pricacy screening
  • Easily curved
  • Simple attachment systems for effective installation
  • Colour options: Bronze, Copper, Steel, Obsidian Black, Translucent Black, Silver, Champagne, Water Clear, Ice Blue, Flat White, Ruby Red, Jade Green, Azure Blue, Marine, Custom Colours
  • Locally manufactured in Petone, Wellington
NZ Made
NZ Made
NZ-Owned Business
NZ-Owned Business
Scope of Use

Kaynemaile interior screens provide the ability to divide and define spaces while allowing transparency and airflow.

Hanging framed and folding or framed dividers are suitable for creating privacy and partitioning spaces. Being highly textural they also add an artistic element.

  • (3kg/m²)
  • Simple attachment systems for effective installation

Our low-profile track (LPT) is designed to fix directly to a substrate or framework and comes pre-drilled at 200mm centres for fast install.

Hanging screen:

  • A simple ceiling-hung solution utilising a stainless steel hanging tube and ceiling hook system
  • Hanging screens can be tensioned at the bottom with additional floor fixings 
  • If attaching to ceiling and floor adequate strength is required for impact at all fixing points
  • Some applications may prefer the LPT option to hang from 

Framed screen:

  • Designed to fit into framed openings
  • Work perfectly with sliding doors, screens and window openings
  • A good option for cabinetry, retail point-of-sale and commercial applications and look great with feature lighting.
  • Some applications may utilise a mix of both stainless tube and LPT combination

Folding screen:

It has been used in:

  • Feature walls & ceilings
  • Lighting features
  • Partitioning & space dividers
  • Framed, hanging & folding screens
  • Decorative balustrades
  • Curtains & privacy screening
Limitations on Use
  • Custom colours only avaliable for large projects
  • Framed screen: Not self-supporting and are designed to fit within a framed opening or structure (not supplied)
  • Folding screen: the minimum radius is 1000mm
  • Folding screen: min height 2000mm, max height 4000mm with the standard system
  • Refer to technical information for further installation guidelines
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Kaynemaile Architectural Mesh has achieved a Group 1S in the AS/ISO 9705 room test with a SMOGRA of 0.5m2/s2. UL94 FR-V0 material at 3mm that is rated self-extinguishing.

Other Performance Attributes

Kaynemaile Architectural Mesh is strong and robust, liquid state assembly means each link is manufactured without any joins. The seam free links are interconnecting, production via this patented technique delivers an architectural mesh material of unlimited size.

Tensile strength and impact resistance:

  • Astron burst testing with a point load area of approx. 32mm on small 140 x 140mm samples show a peak resistance of 279kg.
  • Note: The accumulated strength of seamless mesh increases proportionately with the size of the panel


BRANZ Appraised
BRANZ Appraised
Independent Assessment
Independent Assessment
Test Results
Test Results
Interior Fire Rating 1S
CAD Library (Revit)
Technical Information: Kaynemaile
Technical Information: Kaynemaile Architectural Mesh
BRANZ Group Classification Number

FI 5394 — Issue 2

Fire Compliance Documentation
Austaron Surfaces Warranty Documents & Registration
Care, Maintenance & Warranty Information
Additional Information: Kaynemaile

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