Expanded Metal means versatility.
Versatile is the key word describing Expanded Metal. New applications are
found for it every day in industry, offices and home. Expanded Metal allows
the design professional to freedom to exercise maximum creativity.
- Available in different thickness and
opening sizes, from micro or fine mesh to grating, Expanded Metal is produced
in a variety of metals and other materials.
- It facilitates free flow of air, fluid
or light where required and with Expanded Metal there is no scrap.
- Expanded Metal is produced in different
forms in large variety of materials to suit wide range of applications
both as filter elements and filter supports.
- The mesh is cut or perforated from metal
sheet and is stretched to form a joint less grill in one piece with no
interweaves or joints.
- Expanded Metal is made from sheets of
solid metal that are uniformly slit and stretched to create diamond-shaped
- As expanded metal is made, each row
of diamond-shaped openings is offset from the next. This product is called
standard expanded metal.
- The sheet can be rolled to produce flattened
The lightweight properties and open area
percentages of Expanded Metal allow it to be easily formed for a variety
of energy saving applications, such as light diffusers, screens, grilles
and filters. Expanded Metal is also manufactured in heavy gauges for applications
such as walkways, ramps and catwalks of all types.