Expanded metal


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expanded metal

[ik′spand·əd ′med·əl]
(metallurgy)
An alloy which has expanded following cooling and solidification.

Expanded metal

The metal network formed from sheet metal by cutting a pattern of slits, followed by pulling the metal into a diamond pattern; used as metal lath for plaster, as reinforcing in concrete, and for making screens.

expanded metal

expanded metal
A type of metal lath having an open mesh formed by slitting metal sheet; made in various patterns and metal thicknesses, with either a flat or an irregular surface.
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The cleverly engineered and patented mesh shelves utilize a larger gauge of expanded metal mesh to achieve the style, strength and functionality that the industrial wire shelving units fail to offer.
Gibraltar continues to manufacture and distribute expanded metal, plank grating, lath, trim, and perimeter security solutions to its customers in North America.
Founded in 1921, Sorst Streckmetall manufactures and supplies expanded metals and perforated metals in Europe.
304 stainless steel expanded metal utilizes 3/4 inch, 20 gauge with 80% free area.
This paper deals with applications of expanded metal made from ordinary structural DC01 steel, grade St37-3 metal sheet and high-strength material DOCOL 1200M.
The first member is a plate of expanded metal including a plurality of strands and a plurality of bonding portions that bond the strands together.
The upper sleeping floor is fabricated from expanded metal mesh, through which light can percolate, and the interior is predominantly white (white walls, white floors, white stairs, white fittings) to promote the general illusion of spaciousness.
Dexmet expanded metal foil can also be anodized, plated, painted, plastic coated, laminated, bent, formed, and punched.
The media is pleated with a galvanized steel, expanded metal backing to form consistent pleats and prevent rust.
Additional options available include raised or beveled roof fascia, brick facades, standing seam and expanded metal roofs, and custom paint.
Safety features include 60" high expanded metal back, dual locking gate, 42" high handrail with 21" midrail and 4" high kickplate.
They are all equipped with expanded metal safety guards with heavy duty extruded aluminum frames for operator and bystander protection.

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