This European Standard specifies requirements for the mechanical properties, dimensions, coatings, test methodology and delivery conditions of Welded Mesh Gabions Products. The general meaning of welded mesh gabion is a metallic box made of welded wire mesh filled with stone. Only the characteristics of the metallic cage are subject of this document. Filling materials, e.g. course armourstone, are covered in other standards. This document covers gabions produced from metallic-coated or stainless steel wire fabric, and metallic-coated or stainless steel wire for spiral binders (helicals), lacing wire, and stiffeners used to assemble the product. The metallic coated fabric and lacing wire may be polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated.