chain link

Chain Link fence is a woven fabric consisting of galvanized steel wire.
The thickness of the fabric is measured in diameter by the “gauge”.                                                                                                               

Residential grade is most often referred to as 11 gauge. 
Commercial and Industrial grade will usually be 9 gauge.

The size of the diamond will most typically be 2” square but special order is available with respected time.

There are many other types and sizes offered such as “Vinyl Coated Chain Link” which consists of a plastic colored layer bonded with the steel wire.