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Regular Expanded Metal for Filter, Fence, Protection, Guard, Grill, Screen

The picture shows that the explaining of specification about regular expanded metal, including SWO, LWO, SWO, LWD, etc.
REM-01: Regular expanded metal dimensions.

Regular expanded metal also called standard expanded metal or raised expanded metal is a finished product as it comes from the press after having been die cut and expanded. Each sheet that comes off the expander is in standard or regular form with the junctions at the strands and bonds forming a ridge surface. Typical applications include safety guards on various pieces of equipment or machinery. The illustration to the right shows that the strands and bonds form a sharp angle to the original plane of the solid sheet. Expanded metal is produced in regular form off the expanders. The strands and bonds are set at a uniform angle to the plane of the sheet. this gives added strength and rigidity, as well as a skid resistant surface.

The picture shows one piece of expanded metal, it has diamond openings.
REM-02: Regular expanded metal has anti-slip surface as it is cut and stretched into diamond openings.
One hand is holding a piece of raised expanded metal, with white PVC coated.
REM-03: Regular expanded metal can be made with PVC coated, which is usually used as decorative building cladding.
The picture shows one piece of regular expanded metal with medium size of openings, and it is rosy.
REM-04: Regular expanded metal with PVC coated has various colours for choice, and the colour of rosy is very popular.
There is one piece of regular expanded metal painted in copper with diamond openings.
REM-05: Regular expanded metal can be coated with copper colour, which adds modern elements.

Specification of regular expanded metal:

  • Materials: carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, iron, copper.
  • Hole shapes: diamond, square, round, triangle and scale-shaped, hexagonal.
  • Length: 1 m – 2.5 m.
  • Width: 0.5 m – 2 m.
  • Thickness: 0.5 mm – 8 mm.
  • Surface treatment: powder coated, anodized, PVC coated or fluorocarbon spraying.
  • Colors: green, white, black, blue, silver or other RAL colors.
  • Packaging details: waterproof paper and woven bags or cartons in roll mesh, wooden pallet suit for sea transport or as your requires.

Standard sheets:

  • Camber- The greatest deviation of a side edge from a straight line shall not exceed 3/32 inch per foot (0.8 mm per 100 mm) of dimension.
  • Taper- Edges shall not deviate from parallel by more than 1/16 inch per foot (0.5 mm per 100 mm) of dimension, or 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) overall, whichever is greater.
  • Squareness- Ends shall not be more than 1/8 inch per foot (1 mm per 100 mm) out of square or 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) overall.
  • Flatness (levelness)- Sheets shall be free from waves or buckles that are in excess of 1-1/2 inch (38.0 mm) from a plane surface.

Features of regular expanded metal:

  • Sturdy. With Lightweight but high strength and having strong structure.
  • Pleasing appearance. Various colors and holes shapes make it graceful.
  • Long work life. It has corrosion resistance.
  • Non-slip surface. The strands and bonds are set at a uniform angle to the plane of the sheet.
  • Easy to install and low maintenance.

Application:

  • As filters, it can be used in the building, oil industry.
  • As fences and railings, used in highways, railways, walkways, stairs.
  • As protection, used in irrigation works, residence, farm.
  • As guards and ventilation, used in machines, electrical appliances, windows, agriculture.
  • As grills, used in engines of varieties of vehicles.
  • As screens, used in noise barriers, etc.
Regular expanded metal with galvanized surface and diamond holes.
REM-06: Regular expanded metal can be used for screening, filtration, protection and decoration.
Standard Expanded Metal (available in aluminum, stainless and galvanized)
Size
(inch)&
style No.
Weight
per
100sq.ft
Center to
center
opening strand Overall
thickness
(inch)
inches inches inches
A B C D    
width length width length width thick
3/16 # 24 50 0.200 0.50 0.166 0.437 0.050 0.024 0.086
3/16 # 22 62 0.200 0.50 0.166 0.437 0.050 0.030 0.088
3/16 # 20 75 0.200 0.50 0.166 0.437 0.050 0.036 0.090
1/4 # 20 86 0.255 1.00 0.172 0.719 0.073 0.036 0.125
1/4 # 18 114 0.255 1.00 0.172 0.719 0.073 0.048 0.125
1/2 # 20 43 0.500 1.20 0.438 0.938 0.072 0.036 0.124
1/2 # 18 70 0.500 1.20 0.438 0.938 0.088 0.048 0.155
1/2 # 16 86 0.500 1.20 0.375 0.938 0.086 0.060 0.157
1/2 # 13 147 0.500 1.20 0.313 0.938 0.096 0.092 0.182
3/4 # 16 54 0.923 2.00 0.813 1.750 0.099 0.060 0.186
3/4 # 13 80 0.923 2.00 0.750 1.688 0.096 0.092 0.195
3/4 # 10 120 0.923 2.00 0.750 1.625 0.144 0.092 0.282
3/4 # 9 180 0.923 2.00 0.688 1.563 0.148 0.134 0.300
1-1/2 # 18 20 1.330 3.00 1.313 2.625 0.067 0.048 0.140
1-1/2 # 16 40 1.330 3.00 1.250 2.625 0.107 0.060 0.211
1-1/2 # 13 60 1.330 3.00 1.188 2.500 0.104 0.092 0.215
1-1/2 # 10 79 1.330 3.00 1.188 2.500 0.137 0.092 0.289
1-1/2 # 9 120 1.330 3.00 1.125 2.375 0.142 0.134 0.295
1-1/2 # 6 250 1.330 3.00 1.000 2.313 0.201 0.198 0.425

Buyers guide / Information required
When ordering the expanded metal, please state:

  1. Reference Number of mesh (include any alphabetical suffix).
  2. Materials: e.g. Steel.
  3. Quantity of sheets and/or length of coil.
  4. Sheet size or coil width (LW dimension first).
  5. Raised or flattened mesh.
  6. Additional processing or special finishes? (galvanized, anodized, powder coated, plastic coated).

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