History of Piano Wire Meshes
The origins of piano wire meshes can be traced back to the early 19th century, when they were first developed for use in pianos. At that time, piano makers were searching for a material that could produce a clear, resonant sound when struck by hammers. They experimented with various materials, including brass and steel, before ultimately settling on high-carbon steel wire.
This steel wire was originally produced using a process called cold drawing, which involved pulling the wire through a series of dies to reduce its diameter and increase its strength. This method of production allowed for the creation of very thin, strong wires that could produce the desired sound quality in pianos.