In construction, chicken wire is used as a matrix to hold cement or plaster, in a process known as stuccoing. Concrete reinforced with chicken wire yields ferrocement, a versatile construction material.
It can also be used as a security measure in musical venues to protect the musicians from things being thrown, as seen in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers.
In photonics, the chicken-wire effect is a predominant pattern of low transmission lines between multifiber bundles in a fiberoptic used to couple the intensifier tube to the CCD sensor. The lines have a pattern similar to that of chicken wire.
Chicken wire comes to the DOT's rescue Barrier keeps ospreys from nest site so work on Waldo-Hancock Bridge can proceed
May 02, 2002; VERONA - It's amazing what a little chicken wire can do. It may have solved the Maine Department of Transportation's problem with...