Using the 12” Plastic Flour and Sugar Sieve (200631) can save a lot of hassle in the kitchen. Ingredients can be broken down and turn into fine powders whenever this item is put to use and it consists mainly of plastic. The mesh is made out of stainless steel with a wire thickness of 0.017 inches. The width of the mesh is 0.11 inches which is slight and suitable for dry sifting. This piece of equipment has a height of 3.94 inches and can hold considerable amounts of ingredients. Staples are not used in the manufacture of this model.