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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.

  • Tampa, FL

    McNICHOLS is the worldwide leader in providing Perforated Metal, Expanded Metal, Wire Mesh and other Decorative Metals, as well as a full line of Grating and Flooring Products. Our expanded metal comes in a standard (raised) or flattened diamond pattern in a variety of gauges, opening sizes, materials and sheet sizes. Typically, we use aluminum, galvanized, plain steel and stainless steel.

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  • Detroit, MI

    Our expanded metal sheets are a low cost and low maintenance! Our expanded metal sheets can be custom fabricated to meet your exact job specifications. We offer a variety of materials like steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and galvanized steel for all your expanded metal sheet needs! We are ISO 9001:2008 certified and dedicated to providing high quality products. Call us today to learn more about our expanded metal sheets.

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  • Tamaqua, PA

    With manufacturing experiances dating back to 1865 we understand how to accurately perform a wide variety of manufacturing tasks. Our high performance solutions are value-added and your expanded metal sheets are extremely durable. Turn to the professionals at Remaly Manufacturing Company, Inc. for all of your expanded metal needs.

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  • Carbondale, PA

    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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  • Niles, OH

    Turn to Niles Expanded Metals & Plastics for outstanding expanded metal sheets. These superior products can be crafted into any particular shape or design. We have a long history of manufacturing these sheets and we aim to stay on the forefront of our industry. If you have any questions about our capabilities then do not hesitate to give one of our representatives a call today!

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  • Martinsville, IN

    Indiana is the benchmark other manufacturers strive to achieve. This financially strong, family owned company with over 35,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing area offers cost-effective, quality structural, decorative products, including precision crafted light & heavy duty welded gratings. Operating in accordance with NAAMM standards, Indiana has built its reputation on "personal service".

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  • San Antonio, TX

    The expanded metal sheets we offer are only one of the great products that we can offer to our customers. We also have expanded steel, stainless steel expanded metal, expanded metal mesh among many others. Our staff will work with you from design to delivery in order to come up with a product that is sure to suit your needs. For more information on what we may be able to do for you, get in touch with us on the web or by telephone today!

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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
Expanded Metal Sheets
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