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Expanded Metal Sheet Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial expanded metal sheet manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source expanded metal sheet manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These expanded metal sheet companies can design, engineer and manufacture expanded metal sheets to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these expanded metal sheet manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of stainless steel expanded metal mesh, galvanized expanded steel, expanded steel mesh.

  • Libertyville, IL 877-667-8634

    As one of the largest expanded metal manufacturers in North America, Metalex has a wide range of expanded metal products. Those include light and small mesh, intermediate mesh, micro mesh, and large, heavy and grating mesh. Applications include screening, machine guards, architectural applications and more. We use cold rolled steel, galvanized steel, stainless, aluminum, and copper.

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  • Tamaqua, PA 888-218-2260

    Our expanded metal is ideal for a wide range of applications and our teams will work with you every step of the way to guarantee your satisfaction. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and we take pride in providing our customers with outstanding services. If you would like more information about Remaly Manufacturing Company, Inc. please give one of our representatives a call today!

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  • Carbondale, PA 800-225-7373

    We are metal perforators with capabilities to take you from design to performing secondary fabrication operations. Our company offers an array of perforated metal products. Perforated applications: filter screens, lighting, HVAC, acoustical, expanded metal, metal perforators and architectural.

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  • Birmingham, AL 800-366-2642

    We have been expanding metal horizons since 1939 manufacturing a line of expanded metals and gratings. As the leader in North America, AMICO offers regular, flattened and expanded metal grating. Our expanded metal is used for metal fences, machine and heater guards, enclosures, supports and more.

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  • Houston, TX 800-200-3047

    MarCo Specialty Steel is a leading supplier of expanded metal sheet and expanded metal grating (grate). We inventory thousands of sheets of expanded metal and expanded metal grating and catwalk, ready for immediate shipment from our centrally located warehouse. Materials used include stainless steel, galvanized steel, carbon steel and aluminum.

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Expanded Metal Sheets

Expanded metal sheets are a framework of interlinked bars that create a uniform pattern of open space through the simultaneous cutting and stretching of a number of alloyed metal plates. The resulting sheets can be used as is or undergo secondary operations such as bending and forming to create more complex products.

Expanded metal sheets come in various forms and may therefore be utilized in many applications in marine, automotive, refrigeration, heating and cooling, food and chemical processing, electronics and other industries. The use of expanded metal products as floors, grills, guards, filters and enclosures keeps items secure while allowing the free passage of light, air and liquids. In addition to these benefits, expanded metal is stronger, more rigid and more light weight than the pre-processed solid sheets or plates. Metal expansion is not only an improvement over solid sheet metal, but other metal cutting processes as well, such as perforation and welding. Because the metal is only cut and stretched, the waste from punching is eliminated. A sheet of metal can be stretched to cover up to ten times its original size, which also reduces the amount of raw materials necessary for a project from the beginning. Additionally, the solid construction of expanded metal sheets means that there are no welds, seams or joints that may catch or work loose over time.

The two main types of expanded metal are standard and flattened. The manufacturing process for standard metal expansion begins with feeding a metal sheet or plate into an expansion machine or press. A specially shaped die then cuts hundreds or even thousands of uniform slits into the stock metal creating an offset alternating pattern. Most often a triangular pyramid shaped die is used to produce a diamond shaped aperture, but custom dies can make virtually any pattern. While the die slits the metal, it is simultaneously drawn through the machine. Heat and pressing techniques stretch the metal causing the holes to swell. The process for flattened expanded metal is the same, but sheets undergo an additional step. Cold-rolling the sheet in a reducing mill reduces the raised texture of standard processing in order to create a smoother flatter surface. Both standard and flattened sheets are available in a number of different materials such as steel, copper, aluminum and titanium. In addition to material, it is important to consider the overall dimensions of the sheet, weight capacity, and the percentage of open area or size of the expanded holes as this will determine what can pass through the sheet.

Expanded Metal Sheets
Expanded Metal Sheets
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Expanded Metal Sheets – New Metals, Inc.
Expanded Metal Sheets – New Metals, Inc.
Expanded Metal Sheets – Dexmet Corporation
Expanded Metal Sheets
Expanded Metal Sheets
Expanded Metal Sheets
Expanded Metal Sheets – Dexmet Corporation
Expanded Metal Sheets – Dexmet Corporation
Expanded Metal Sheets – Dexmet Corporation



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