Expanded metal

Expanded metal is a type of metal stock made by shearing a metal plate in a press, so that the metal stretches, leaving diamond-shaped voids surrounded by interlinked bars of the metal.

Description

Expanded Metal

Expanded metal is a type of metal stock made by shearing a metal plate in a press, so that the metal stretches, leaving diamond-shaped voids surrounded by interlinked bars of the metal. The most common method of manufacture is to simultaneously slit and stretch the material with one motion.

expanded specs drawing Expanded metal is used in:

  • grating
  • in outdoor furniture (e.g. benches)
  • fencing
  • facade of building
  • plastering
  • protect cover

Expanded metal is often used for architectural details and finds use in security applications such as in the walls of a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility because, in heavier grades, it is difficult to breach without heavy cutting equipment or explosives.

Base specifications :

THICKESS
SWD
LWD
STRAND
WEIGHT
WIDTH
LENGTH
mm. mm. mm. mm. Kg./ Mt2 meter meter
0.2 0.8 1.6 0.2
0.79
0.5 10m
0.2 1.0 2.0 0.2
0.63
0.5 10m
0.3 1.25 2.5 0.3
1.13
0.5 10m
0.3 1.5 2.0 0.3
0.94
0.5 10m
0.4 2.0 3.0 0.4
1.26
1 20m
0.5 3.0 5.0 0.5
1.31
1 20m
0.61 5.0 10.0 1.0 1.95 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.76 5.0 10.0 1.0 2.40 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.91 5.0 10.0 1.0 2.90 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.00 5.0 10.0 1.0 3.19 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.61 6.0 12.5 1.0 1.50 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.76 6.0 12.5 1.0 1.90 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.91 6.0 12.5 1.0 2.27 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.00 6.0 12.5 1.0 2.50 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.76 8.0 16.0 1.5 2.45 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
0.91 8.0 16.0 1.5 2.85 1, 1.22, 1.25 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.00 8.0 16.0 1.5 3.13 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.00 11.0 22.0 1.5 2.20 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.20 11.0 22.0 1.5 2.70 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.50 11.0 22.0 1.5 3.30 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.20 15.0 30.0 2.0 3.20 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.50 15.0 30.0 2.0 4.10 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.90 15.0 30.0 2.0 5.10 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
2.30 15.0 30.0 2.5 7.70 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.50 20.0 40.0 2.5 3.00 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.90 20.0 40.0 2.5 3.80 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
2.30 20.0 40.0 2.5 4.60 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.50 25.0 51.0 3.0 2.90 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
1.90 25.0 51.0 3.0 3.60 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
2.30 25.0 51.0 3.0 4.36 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
2.60 25.0 51.0 3.0 5.00 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
3.00 25.0 51.0 3.0 5.75 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
3.40 25.0 51.0 3.0 6.50 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
2.30 28.0 60.0 3.5 4.00 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
3.00 28.0 60.0 3.5 5.21 1.22, 1.25, 2.44 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
3.40 28.0 60.0 3.5 5.90 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
4.70 28.0 60.0 5.0 11.65 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
3.00 35.0 76.0 4.0 5.60 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
3.40 35.0 76.0 4.0 6.25 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
4.70 35.0 76.0 5.0 10.80 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
4.70 36.0 102.0 6.0 12.50 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0
6.30 36.0 102.0 7.5 20.85 1.22, 1.53, 1.83 2.0, 2.44, 3.0