I am working with concrete for the first time and have been gathering as much information as possible before starting. I am placing a concrete driveway 20′ x 30′. It will be 5″ thick. I have had a soil analysis and have planned the base, subbase, and subgrade. But I have not found any information on the size wire mesh that I should use. All references to it insist on 6″ x 6″ but make no mention of the gauge. Many wire mesh manufacturers have tables that state the rated strength in Newtons per square millimeter but there must be a standard for this type of work.
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