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Gabions are cages which are engineered from double twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh box shaped baskets of various sizes and dimensions.
I. The selvedges of the gabion are the thicker perimeter and edge wires to which the wire mesh is secured. Reinforcing wires are the thicker wires incorporated into the netting during fabrication.
II. Diaphragms are internal wire mesh panels that divide the gabions into cells.
III. Lacing or tie wire is used to assemble and join the gabion units together.
IV. Delivered flat packed, gabion are assembled and then filled with stones.