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Perforated/Expanded Metal Catalog

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PERFORATED METAL EXPANDED METAL PRODUCT CATALOG 800 711 4939 info directmetals com ISO 9001 2015 Certified

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table of contents PERFORATED METAL SAFETY GRATING PERFORATED METAL perforated metal Perforated metal is extremely versatile and lightweight The most common applications include screens diffusers guards filters vents and more We can perforate most any metal plastic or rubber material with round square slotted decorative or architectural holes ROUND PERFORATION Perforated Metal 1 Types of Perforations 2 Tool List with Open Area 3 4 Rounds 5 WE LL CUT ANYTHING IN OUR INVENTORY TO YOUR SPECS One of the most popular perforation options Ventilation and decoration are some of its most common uses You can choose from many sizes and patterns of holes Decorative and Architectural 6 Features Formulas and U Edging 7 SQUARE PERFORATION Applications 8 expanded metal A good option when a greater open area is required in a project This translates to greater ventilation and lighter weight Many square sizes and pattern layouts We manufacture in accordance with NAAMM Standards SLOTTED PERFORATION Provides greater ventilation than round perforation and is better suited for decorative use than square perforation Many slot sizes and pattern layouts are available by special order Direct Metals Company LLC CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS Expanded Metal 9 Types of Expanded Metal 10 Regular Expanded Metal and U Edging 11 Flattened Expanded Metal and Grating 12 Applications Features and Custom Fabrication 13 3775 Cobb International Blvd Kennesaw GA 30152 4390 Phone 770 528 9001 Fax 770 528 9002 DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL PERFORATION CHICAGO OFFICE 3380 Grand Avenue Waukegan IL 60085 Phone 847 599 0233 Fax 847 599 0244 Ideal for many architectural applications that require an aesthetic appeal Many decorative styles extremely versatile and lightweight Some architectural applications include sunscreens ceiling panels exterior cladding or any application requiring a decorative look info directmetals com www directmetals com U EDGING 800 711 4939 A perforated metal accessory that is a u shaped strip attached to the edge of a perforated metal sheet to make the edges more attractive and safer In carbon or stainless steel aluminum and galvanized ISO 9001 2015 Certified Disclaimer Information of a technical nature contained herein is intended only for evaluation by technically skilled persons with any use thereof to be at their independent discretion and risk Such information is reliable when evaluated in the proper manner under conditions as described herein Direct Metals shall have no responsibility or liability for results obtained or damages resulting from improper evaluation or use www directmetals com 800 711 4939 1

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table of contents PERFORATED METAL SAFETY GRATING PERFORATED METAL perforated metal Perforated metal is extremely versatile and lightweight The most common applications include screens diffusers guards filters vents and more We can perforate most any metal plastic or rubber material with round square slotted decorative or architectural holes ROUND PERFORATION Perforated Metal 1 Types of Perforations 2 Tool List with Open Area 3 4 Rounds 5 WE LL CUT ANYTHING IN OUR INVENTORY TO YOUR SPECS One of the most popular perforation options Ventilation and decoration are some of its most common uses You can choose from many sizes and patterns of holes Decorative and Architectural 6 Features Formulas and U Edging 7 SQUARE PERFORATION Applications 8 expanded metal A good option when a greater open area is required in a project This translates to greater ventilation and lighter weight Many square sizes and pattern layouts We manufacture in accordance with NAAMM Standards SLOTTED PERFORATION Provides greater ventilation than round perforation and is better suited for decorative use than square perforation Many slot sizes and pattern layouts are available by special order Direct Metals Company LLC CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS Expanded Metal 9 Types of Expanded Metal 10 Regular Expanded Metal and U Edging 11 Flattened Expanded Metal and Grating 12 Applications Features and Custom Fabrication 13 3775 Cobb International Blvd Kennesaw GA 30152 4390 Phone 770 528 9001 Fax 770 528 9002 DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL PERFORATION CHICAGO OFFICE 3380 Grand Avenue Waukegan IL 60085 Phone 847 599 0233 Fax 847 599 0244 Ideal for many architectural applications that require an aesthetic appeal Many decorative styles extremely versatile and lightweight Some architectural applications include sunscreens ceiling panels exterior cladding or any application requiring a decorative look info directmetals com www directmetals com U EDGING 800 711 4939 A perforated metal accessory that is a u shaped strip attached to the edge of a perforated metal sheet to make the edges more attractive and safer In carbon or stainless steel aluminum and galvanized ISO 9001 2015 Certified Disclaimer Information of a technical nature contained herein is intended only for evaluation by technically skilled persons with any use thereof to be at their independent discretion and risk Such information is reliable when evaluated in the proper manner under conditions as described herein Direct Metals shall have no responsibility or liability for results obtained or damages resulting from improper evaluation or use www directmetals com 800 711 4939 1

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PERFORATED METAL PERFORATED METAL TOOL LIST TYPES OF PERFORATIONS Perforations inches 020 SQUARE PERFORATIONS STAGGERED STANDARD NON STANDARD SQUARE PERFORATIONS STRAIGHT Type Holes Centers PSI Straight 825 Open Area 30 Perforations inches 100 Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 5 32 Staggered 36 020 Staggered 625 23 100 9 64 SL 45 023 24 109 3 16 023 Staggered 400 18 109 7 32 Staggered 23 027 400 23 109 5 32 Staggered 45 027 Staggered 320 18 113 7 32 Staggered 25 033 Staggered 225 19 117 3 16 Staggered 33 Straight Straight 033 Straight 330 29 117 7 32 Staggered 27 Straight 225 30 117 5 32 Staggered 50 040 Staggered 186 23 125 3 16 Staggered 40 041 Staggered 32 125 3 16 35 125 7 32 Staggered 29 225 37 125 1 4 Staggered 23 045 Staggered 169 28 125 1 4 SL 20 050 33 125 5 16 SL 11 050 Staggered 115 26 141 3 16 Staggered 51 055 33 141 7 32 Staggered 38 055 Staggered 135 30 141 1 4 Staggered 28 058 144 38 148 1 4 Staggered 30 058 Staggered 115 35 148 7 32 Staggered 30 156 3 16 Staggered 62 045 SLOTS SIDE STAGGER ROUND PERFORATIONS STRAIGHT LINE PATTERN SLOTS END STAGGER PERFORATED STOCK SIZE SHEET OR PLATE WITH MINIMUM MARGINS ROUND PERFORATIONS 45 DEGREE PATTERN SLOTS STRAIGHT SHEET OR PLATE RESHEARED AFTER PERFORATING WITH MARGINS AS SPECIFIED Straight Straight Straight Straight 144 144 SL Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 3 32 Staggered 40 156 7 32 Staggered 46 156 1 4 Staggered 36 156 9 32 Staggered 28 063 1 10 Straight 30 156 17 64 063 7 64 Staggered 30 156 3 8 Staggered 15 063 1 8 Staggered 23 172 1 4 Staggered 43 067 1 8 Staggered 28 172 3 8 Staggered 19 071 1 8 Staggered 30 172 9 32 Staggered 33 077 7 64 Staggered 45 180 9 32 Staggered 35 078 1 8 Staggered 36 188 7 32 Staggered 66 079 7 64 Straight 45 188 1 4 Staggered 51 083 1 8 Staggered 37 188 9 32 Staggered 41 083 5 32 Staggered 26 188 5 16 Staggered 33 093 9 64 Staggered 40 188 1 4 SL 55 093 5 32 Staggered 33 188 9 16 SL 12 093 11 64 Staggered 26 203 9 32 Staggered 47 093 3 16 Staggered 23 219 5 16 Staggered 45 093 3 16 219 11 32 Staggered 36 093 093 17 64 45 SL Staggered 20 SL 800 711 4939 26 11 1 4 Staggered 13 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 28 Perforations inches 063 2 Staggered 29 040 043 Staggered ROUND PERFORATIONS STAGGERED 576 3

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PERFORATED METAL PERFORATED METAL TOOL LIST TYPES OF PERFORATIONS Perforations inches 020 SQUARE PERFORATIONS STAGGERED STANDARD NON STANDARD SQUARE PERFORATIONS STRAIGHT Type Holes Centers PSI Straight 825 Open Area 30 Perforations inches 100 Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 5 32 Staggered 36 020 Staggered 625 23 100 9 64 SL 45 023 24 109 3 16 023 Staggered 400 18 109 7 32 Staggered 23 027 400 23 109 5 32 Staggered 45 027 Staggered 320 18 113 7 32 Staggered 25 033 Staggered 225 19 117 3 16 Staggered 33 Straight Straight 033 Straight 330 29 117 7 32 Staggered 27 Straight 225 30 117 5 32 Staggered 50 040 Staggered 186 23 125 3 16 Staggered 40 041 Staggered 32 125 3 16 35 125 7 32 Staggered 29 225 37 125 1 4 Staggered 23 045 Staggered 169 28 125 1 4 SL 20 050 33 125 5 16 SL 11 050 Staggered 115 26 141 3 16 Staggered 51 055 33 141 7 32 Staggered 38 055 Staggered 135 30 141 1 4 Staggered 28 058 144 38 148 1 4 Staggered 30 058 Staggered 115 35 148 7 32 Staggered 30 156 3 16 Staggered 62 045 SLOTS SIDE STAGGER ROUND PERFORATIONS STRAIGHT LINE PATTERN SLOTS END STAGGER PERFORATED STOCK SIZE SHEET OR PLATE WITH MINIMUM MARGINS ROUND PERFORATIONS 45 DEGREE PATTERN SLOTS STRAIGHT SHEET OR PLATE RESHEARED AFTER PERFORATING WITH MARGINS AS SPECIFIED Straight Straight Straight Straight 144 144 SL Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 3 32 Staggered 40 156 7 32 Staggered 46 156 1 4 Staggered 36 156 9 32 Staggered 28 063 1 10 Straight 30 156 17 64 063 7 64 Staggered 30 156 3 8 Staggered 15 063 1 8 Staggered 23 172 1 4 Staggered 43 067 1 8 Staggered 28 172 3 8 Staggered 19 071 1 8 Staggered 30 172 9 32 Staggered 33 077 7 64 Staggered 45 180 9 32 Staggered 35 078 1 8 Staggered 36 188 7 32 Staggered 66 079 7 64 Straight 45 188 1 4 Staggered 51 083 1 8 Staggered 37 188 9 32 Staggered 41 083 5 32 Staggered 26 188 5 16 Staggered 33 093 9 64 Staggered 40 188 1 4 SL 55 093 5 32 Staggered 33 188 9 16 SL 12 093 11 64 Staggered 26 203 9 32 Staggered 47 093 3 16 Staggered 23 219 5 16 Staggered 45 093 3 16 219 11 32 Staggered 36 093 093 17 64 45 SL Staggered 20 SL 800 711 4939 26 11 1 4 Staggered 13 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 28 Perforations inches 063 2 Staggered 29 040 043 Staggered ROUND PERFORATIONS STAGGERED 576 3

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PERFORATED METAL PERFORATED METAL TOOL LIST Perforations inches 219 ROUND HOLES Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 9 16 Staggered 15 Perforations inches 391 219 7 16 SL 23 406 9 16 223 11 32 406 5 8 Staggered 42 Staggered 39 Staggered 47 234 5 64 Staggered 52 422 13 16 Staggered 25 234 11 32 Staggered 42 422 5 8 Staggered 27 234 3 8 Staggered 35 430 5 8 Staggered 30 242 3 8 Staggered 37 438 9 16 Staggered 54 250 5 16 Staggered 58 438 5 8 Staggered 45 250 11 32 Staggered 48 438 3 4 Staggered 30 250 3 8 Staggered 40 445 5 8 Staggered 47 250 1 2 Staggered 22 453 11 16 Staggered 47 250 1 2 SL 20 469 5 8 Staggered 47 250 1 SL 5 469 3 4 Staggered 38 258 7 16 Staggered 30 484 11 16 Staggered 42 258 3 8 Staggered 45 500 11 16 Staggered 47 266 3 8 Staggered 46 500 3 4 Staggered 40 281 3 8 Staggered 50 500 7 8 Staggered 30 281 13 32 Staggered 44 500 297 7 16 Staggered 42 531 3 4 Staggered 45 305 7 16 Staggered 45 531 3 16 Staggered 40 313 3 8 Staggered 62 547 3 4 Staggered 42 313 7 16 Staggered 47 547 3 4 Staggered 45 316 7 16 Staggered 49 563 3 4 Staggered 51 320 1 2 Staggered 45 578 3 4 Staggered 55 328 7 16 Staggered 50 594 13 16 Staggered 48 328 1 2 Staggered 45 625 13 16 Staggered 53 336 1 2 Staggered 47 625 7 8 Staggered 47 344 15 32 Staggered 48 641 7 8 Staggered 50 344 1 2 Staggered 43 656 7 8 Staggered 50 352 1 2 Staggered 45 688 15 16 Staggered 50 359 15 32 Staggered 50 750 1 Staggered 51 1 SL 359 17 32 Staggered 41 750 15 16 Staggered 55 3 4 Staggered 21 750 1 1 8 Staggered 40 367 9 16 Staggered 36 781 1 Staggered 53 375 1 2 Staggered 51 813 1 1 16 Staggered 50 375 17 32 Staggered 45 875 1 1 8 Staggered 54 375 9 16 Staggered 40 1 00 1 1 4 Staggered 58 1 00 1 3 8 Staggered 48 375 5 8 Staggered 33 11 16 Staggered 27 383 9 16 Staggered 42 1 16 1 8 STAGGERED Open area 22 5 078 1 8 STAGGERED Open area 36 3 32 5 32 STAGGERED Open area 32 3 32 3 16 STAGGERED Open area 23 1 8 3 16 STAGGERED Open area 40 1 8 1 4 STAGGERED Open area 23 5 32 7 32 STAGGERED Open area 46 3 16 1 4 STAGGERED Open area 51 3 16 5 16 STAGGERED Open area 33 1 4 5 16 STAGGERED Open area 58 20 359 375 A FEW OF OUR PERFORATIONS holes at actual size Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 9 16 Staggered 45 1 4 3 8 STAGGERED Open area 40 1 2 3 4 STAGGERED Open area 40 3 8 9 16 STAGGERED Open area 40 3 4 1 STAGGERED Open area 51 7 16 9 16 STAGGERED Open area 51 1 2 11 16 STAGGERED Open area 47 1 1 1 4 STAGGERED Open area 58 MANY ADDITIONAL PERFORATIONS AVAILABLE ASK YOUR DIRECT METALS SALESPERSON WE CAN PERFORATE MOST ANY METAL PLASTIC OR RUBBER 4 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 800 711 4939 5

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PERFORATED METAL PERFORATED METAL TOOL LIST Perforations inches 219 ROUND HOLES Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 9 16 Staggered 15 Perforations inches 391 219 7 16 SL 23 406 9 16 223 11 32 406 5 8 Staggered 42 Staggered 39 Staggered 47 234 5 64 Staggered 52 422 13 16 Staggered 25 234 11 32 Staggered 42 422 5 8 Staggered 27 234 3 8 Staggered 35 430 5 8 Staggered 30 242 3 8 Staggered 37 438 9 16 Staggered 54 250 5 16 Staggered 58 438 5 8 Staggered 45 250 11 32 Staggered 48 438 3 4 Staggered 30 250 3 8 Staggered 40 445 5 8 Staggered 47 250 1 2 Staggered 22 453 11 16 Staggered 47 250 1 2 SL 20 469 5 8 Staggered 47 250 1 SL 5 469 3 4 Staggered 38 258 7 16 Staggered 30 484 11 16 Staggered 42 258 3 8 Staggered 45 500 11 16 Staggered 47 266 3 8 Staggered 46 500 3 4 Staggered 40 281 3 8 Staggered 50 500 7 8 Staggered 30 281 13 32 Staggered 44 500 297 7 16 Staggered 42 531 3 4 Staggered 45 305 7 16 Staggered 45 531 3 16 Staggered 40 313 3 8 Staggered 62 547 3 4 Staggered 42 313 7 16 Staggered 47 547 3 4 Staggered 45 316 7 16 Staggered 49 563 3 4 Staggered 51 320 1 2 Staggered 45 578 3 4 Staggered 55 328 7 16 Staggered 50 594 13 16 Staggered 48 328 1 2 Staggered 45 625 13 16 Staggered 53 336 1 2 Staggered 47 625 7 8 Staggered 47 344 15 32 Staggered 48 641 7 8 Staggered 50 344 1 2 Staggered 43 656 7 8 Staggered 50 352 1 2 Staggered 45 688 15 16 Staggered 50 359 15 32 Staggered 50 750 1 Staggered 51 1 SL 359 17 32 Staggered 41 750 15 16 Staggered 55 3 4 Staggered 21 750 1 1 8 Staggered 40 367 9 16 Staggered 36 781 1 Staggered 53 375 1 2 Staggered 51 813 1 1 16 Staggered 50 375 17 32 Staggered 45 875 1 1 8 Staggered 54 375 9 16 Staggered 40 1 00 1 1 4 Staggered 58 1 00 1 3 8 Staggered 48 375 5 8 Staggered 33 11 16 Staggered 27 383 9 16 Staggered 42 1 16 1 8 STAGGERED Open area 22 5 078 1 8 STAGGERED Open area 36 3 32 5 32 STAGGERED Open area 32 3 32 3 16 STAGGERED Open area 23 1 8 3 16 STAGGERED Open area 40 1 8 1 4 STAGGERED Open area 23 5 32 7 32 STAGGERED Open area 46 3 16 1 4 STAGGERED Open area 51 3 16 5 16 STAGGERED Open area 33 1 4 5 16 STAGGERED Open area 58 20 359 375 A FEW OF OUR PERFORATIONS holes at actual size Type Holes Open Centers PSI Area 9 16 Staggered 45 1 4 3 8 STAGGERED Open area 40 1 2 3 4 STAGGERED Open area 40 3 8 9 16 STAGGERED Open area 40 3 4 1 STAGGERED Open area 51 7 16 9 16 STAGGERED Open area 51 1 2 11 16 STAGGERED Open area 47 1 1 1 4 STAGGERED Open area 58 MANY ADDITIONAL PERFORATIONS AVAILABLE ASK YOUR DIRECT METALS SALESPERSON WE CAN PERFORATE MOST ANY METAL PLASTIC OR RUBBER 4 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 800 711 4939 5

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PERFORATED METAL PERFORATED METAL DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL COMMON APPLICATIONS OF ROUND PERFORATED METAL Decorative Perforation is ideal for many architectural applications that require an aesthetic appeal You can choose from one of our many decorative styles Vents Diffusers Grills Screens Strainers Filters Guards Decorative and many more FEATURES OF ROUND SQUARE PERFORATED METAL MANY OTHER PERFORATIONS AVAILABLE Lightweight Extremely Versatile Large Open Area Customizable Economically Priced Decorative Building Exterior Many more patterns materials gauges Formulas for Determining Percentage of Open Areas In each formula D hole diameter and C center spacing AIRLINE 1 4 x 1 1 2 slot WINDSOR 3 4 SQUARE GRECIAN LATTICE 1 2 square x 11 16 straight center 3 8 SQUARES 3 8 square x 1 2 straight center HANOVER SQUARE 022 square x 25 straight center OCTAGON CANE FULL CLOVERLEAF 1 2 full clover 1 4 HONEYCOMB 1 4 honeycomb x 281 stagger center 60 Staggered Centers Pattern Standard Straight Line Pattern 45 Staggered Centers Pattern Dia2 Center2 x 90 5 Percentage of Open Area Dia2 Center2 x 78 54 Percentage of Open Area Dia2 Center2 x 157 08 Percentage of Open Area Sunshade Application 1 Height HEXAGON 1 2 hexagon x 9 16 stagger center 6 MOIRE 1 8 x 3 4 slot U EDGING OPENINGS Available in carbon steel stainless steel aluminum and galvanized 063 125 250 437 563 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 800 711 4939 7

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PERFORATED METAL PERFORATED METAL DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURAL COMMON APPLICATIONS OF ROUND PERFORATED METAL Decorative Perforation is ideal for many architectural applications that require an aesthetic appeal You can choose from one of our many decorative styles Vents Diffusers Grills Screens Strainers Filters Guards Decorative and many more FEATURES OF ROUND SQUARE PERFORATED METAL MANY OTHER PERFORATIONS AVAILABLE Lightweight Extremely Versatile Large Open Area Customizable Economically Priced Decorative Building Exterior Many more patterns materials gauges Formulas for Determining Percentage of Open Areas In each formula D hole diameter and C center spacing AIRLINE 1 4 x 1 1 2 slot WINDSOR 3 4 SQUARE GRECIAN LATTICE 1 2 square x 11 16 straight center 3 8 SQUARES 3 8 square x 1 2 straight center HANOVER SQUARE 022 square x 25 straight center OCTAGON CANE FULL CLOVERLEAF 1 2 full clover 1 4 HONEYCOMB 1 4 honeycomb x 281 stagger center 60 Staggered Centers Pattern Standard Straight Line Pattern 45 Staggered Centers Pattern Dia2 Center2 x 90 5 Percentage of Open Area Dia2 Center2 x 78 54 Percentage of Open Area Dia2 Center2 x 157 08 Percentage of Open Area Sunshade Application 1 Height HEXAGON 1 2 hexagon x 9 16 stagger center 6 MOIRE 1 8 x 3 4 slot U EDGING OPENINGS Available in carbon steel stainless steel aluminum and galvanized 063 125 250 437 563 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 800 711 4939 7

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EXPANDED METAL PERFORATED METAL APPLICATIONS EXPANDED METAL Expanded Metal is extremely economical It can even be adapted for use in just about any project A wide number of styles and materials to choose from FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL Cold rolled through a machine that flattens the metal after the expansion process This is the perfect choice when a smooth surface is desired REGULAR OR STANDARD EXPANDED METAL Airport Parking Deck Sunscreens Is offered in your choice of material gauge and opening size This is the best choice when a raised surface that is more rigid is required EXPANDED METAL GRATING Expanded metal grating is a strong and economical product used in a variety of industrial commercial and architectural applications Pegboard Ceiling ARCHITECTURAL EXPANDED METAL Infill Panels It can be adapted for use in just about any architectural metal project You will find a wide number of styles and materials to choose from Available in flattened or standard CUSTOM FABRICATED EXPANDED METAL Stocked in various patterns and can be custom fabricated to unique shapes and sizes such as circle rectangle oblong etc Signage Drain Covers Patio Furniture U EDGING An expanded metal accessory that is a u shaped strip attached to the edge of an expanded metal sheet to make the edges more attractive and safer Available in carbon or stainless steel aluminum and galvanized 8 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 800 711 4939 9

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EXPANDED METAL PERFORATED METAL APPLICATIONS EXPANDED METAL Expanded Metal is extremely economical It can even be adapted for use in just about any project A wide number of styles and materials to choose from FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL Cold rolled through a machine that flattens the metal after the expansion process This is the perfect choice when a smooth surface is desired REGULAR OR STANDARD EXPANDED METAL Airport Parking Deck Sunscreens Is offered in your choice of material gauge and opening size This is the best choice when a raised surface that is more rigid is required EXPANDED METAL GRATING Expanded metal grating is a strong and economical product used in a variety of industrial commercial and architectural applications Pegboard Ceiling ARCHITECTURAL EXPANDED METAL Infill Panels It can be adapted for use in just about any architectural metal project You will find a wide number of styles and materials to choose from Available in flattened or standard CUSTOM FABRICATED EXPANDED METAL Stocked in various patterns and can be custom fabricated to unique shapes and sizes such as circle rectangle oblong etc Signage Drain Covers Patio Furniture U EDGING An expanded metal accessory that is a u shaped strip attached to the edge of an expanded metal sheet to make the edges more attractive and safer Available in carbon or stainless steel aluminum and galvanized 8 www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 800 711 4939 9

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EXPANDED METAL EXPANDED METAL REGULAR EXPANDED METAL Regular Expanded Metal is a finished product as it comes from the press after having been die cut and expanded Illustration shows that the strands and bonds form a sharp angle to the original plane of the solid sheet FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL Flattened Expanded Metal is regular expanded metal which has been cold rolled leaving a flat smooth surface REGULAR EXPANDED METAL SHEARING Style SIDE SHEARING The process of cutting a piece of expanded metal parallel to the long dimension of the diamond Random Side Shearing Side shearing is a cut made parallel to the LWD dimension of the sheet which usually leaves open diamonds Flat expanded metal SWD shearing tolerance is plus or minus 1 8 when both sides are sheared END SHEARING 1 4 20 Flattened The process of cutting a piece of expanded metal parallel to the short way of the diamond End Random Shearing The process of shearing a piece of expanded metal to a specified length LWD This cut normally leaves open diamonds at both ends but accomplishes close tolerance plus or minus 1 8 when both ends of flat expanded metal are sheared 1 2 16 Regular 3 4 13 Regular 1 2 16 Flattened 3 4 13 Flattened End Bond Shearing The process of shearing a piece of expanded metal to a specified length LWD A plus or minus 1 8 tolerance applies when both ends of flat expanded metal are sheared One end is cut on the Bond parallel to the SWD the other end usually has open diamonds NOTE When End Bond Shearing is requested for both ends of flat expanded metal the sheet is sheared at the center line of the bond over the specified length A tolerance minus 0 plus 1 2 diamond applies It is possible to End Bond Shear but extraordinary care must be exercised to maintain the squareness of the sheet PATTERNS SHOWN ACTUAL SIZE 10 SIDE BOND SHEARING 1 1 2 9 Flattened SIDE RANDOM SHEARING SIDE RANDOM SHEARING When all four sides of a sheet of expanded metal are sheared the maximum tolerance will be plus or minus 1 16 per foot of width 1 1 2 9 Regular LWD SWO LWO Width Thickness Overall No of Thickness Diamonds inches Per Ft Open Area SWD LWD 1 4 20 1 4 18 1 2 20 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 16 3 4 13 3 4 10 3 4 9 1 16 1 1 2 18 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 10 1 1 2 9 1 1 2 6 2 10 2 9 032 042 032 042 053 083 053 083 083 127 053 042 053 083 083 127 184 083 127 85 113 42 69 85 141 54 77 117 178 43 20 40 58 76 119 247 65 88 250 250 500 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 00 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 85 1 85 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 18 3 4 16 3 4 13 3 4 9 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 9 044 055 085 044 055 085 128 055 085 128 69 87 143 46 57 87 194 43 65 130 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 2 050 1 2 080 3 4 050 3 4 080 Lt 3 4 080 Hvy 3 4 125 1 1 2 080 1 1 2 125 045 074 045 074 074 118 074 118 26 43 17 31 40 64 22 43 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 00 1 00 1 20 1 20 1 20 1 20 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 40 3 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 4 00 4 00 157 146 407 382 372 337 783 760 718 675 872 1 229 1 184 1 160 1 132 1 087 979 1 630 1 603 718 718 938 938 938 938 1 750 1 688 1 625 1 562 2 062 2 625 2 625 2 500 2 500 2 375 2 313 3 438 3 375 072 072 072 088 087 096 101 096 144 150 087 068 108 105 138 144 203 164 149 146 151 146 180 183 212 208 212 300 329 183 144 221 228 288 318 452 335 327 48 48 24 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 12 9 9 9 9 9 9 7 7 12 12 10 10 10 10 6 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 42 42 71 65 65 62 78 79 69 67 83 90 84 84 79 78 69 82 84 048 060 090 048 060 090 135 060 090 135 178 183 254 212 217 232 347 234 246 338 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 9 10 10 10 6 6 6 6 4 4 4 65 65 62 77 77 77 65 83 83 77 050 080 050 080 080 125 080 125 190 208 219 268 333 359 266 346 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 10 10 6 6 6 6 4 4 63 62 76 72 64 63 81 76 036 048 036 048 060 090 060 090 092 134 060 048 060 090 090 134 198 090 134 STANDARD STAINLESS STEEL 1 20 1 20 1 20 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 383 372 418 790 779 751 666 1 179 1 152 1 077 937 937 876 1 750 1 760 1 687 1 562 2 750 2 625 2 500 087 087 096 106 106 107 160 115 115 155 STANDARD ALUMINUM 1 20 1 20 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 3 00 3 00 376 346 786 741 711 667 1 149 1 080 937 937 1 750 1 680 1 680 1 680 2 500 2 500 093 096 109 129 165 169 128 162 A The minimum thickness is absolute not subject to minus variation A variation in weight per square ft of or 10 is permissible based on the weight of any sheet or bundle C A tolerance of or 10 is permitted in dimensions center to center B SQUARENESS SIDE BOND SHEARING SWD Strand Size inches STANDARD CARBON STEEL Bond Side Shearing This cut is made along the length of the sheet on the center line of the bond over the specified width In most cases it is not practical to attempt to Bond Side Shear either regular or flattened expanded metal because of camber 1 4 20 Regular Minimum Nominal Weight Design Opening Thickness in Lbs per Size Size inches A 100 Sq Ft B inches C inches C 1 Height U EDGING OPENINGS Available in carbon steel stainless steel aluminum and galvanized 063 125 250 437 563 www 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EXPANDED METAL EXPANDED METAL REGULAR EXPANDED METAL Regular Expanded Metal is a finished product as it comes from the press after having been die cut and expanded Illustration shows that the strands and bonds form a sharp angle to the original plane of the solid sheet FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL Flattened Expanded Metal is regular expanded metal which has been cold rolled leaving a flat smooth surface REGULAR EXPANDED METAL SHEARING Style SIDE SHEARING The process of cutting a piece of expanded metal parallel to the long dimension of the diamond Random Side Shearing Side shearing is a cut made parallel to the LWD dimension of the sheet which usually leaves open diamonds Flat expanded metal SWD shearing tolerance is plus or minus 1 8 when both sides are sheared END SHEARING 1 4 20 Flattened The process of cutting a piece of expanded metal parallel to the short way of the diamond End Random Shearing The process of shearing a piece of expanded metal to a specified length LWD This cut normally leaves open diamonds at both ends but accomplishes close tolerance plus or minus 1 8 when both ends of flat expanded metal are sheared 1 2 16 Regular 3 4 13 Regular 1 2 16 Flattened 3 4 13 Flattened End Bond Shearing The process of shearing a piece of expanded metal to a specified length LWD A plus or minus 1 8 tolerance applies when both ends of flat expanded metal are sheared One end is cut on the Bond parallel to the SWD the other end usually has open diamonds NOTE When End Bond Shearing is requested for both ends of flat expanded metal the sheet is sheared at the center line of the bond over the specified length A tolerance minus 0 plus 1 2 diamond applies It is possible to End Bond Shear but extraordinary care must be exercised to maintain the squareness of the sheet PATTERNS SHOWN ACTUAL SIZE 10 SIDE BOND SHEARING 1 1 2 9 Flattened SIDE RANDOM SHEARING SIDE RANDOM SHEARING When all four sides of a sheet of expanded metal are sheared the maximum tolerance will be plus or minus 1 16 per foot of width 1 1 2 9 Regular LWD SWO LWO Width Thickness Overall No of Thickness Diamonds inches Per Ft Open Area SWD LWD 1 4 20 1 4 18 1 2 20 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 16 3 4 13 3 4 10 3 4 9 1 16 1 1 2 18 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 10 1 1 2 9 1 1 2 6 2 10 2 9 032 042 032 042 053 083 053 083 083 127 053 042 053 083 083 127 184 083 127 85 113 42 69 85 141 54 77 117 178 43 20 40 58 76 119 247 65 88 250 250 500 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 00 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 85 1 85 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 18 3 4 16 3 4 13 3 4 9 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 9 044 055 085 044 055 085 128 055 085 128 69 87 143 46 57 87 194 43 65 130 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 2 050 1 2 080 3 4 050 3 4 080 Lt 3 4 080 Hvy 3 4 125 1 1 2 080 1 1 2 125 045 074 045 074 074 118 074 118 26 43 17 31 40 64 22 43 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 00 1 00 1 20 1 20 1 20 1 20 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 40 3 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 4 00 4 00 157 146 407 382 372 337 783 760 718 675 872 1 229 1 184 1 160 1 132 1 087 979 1 630 1 603 718 718 938 938 938 938 1 750 1 688 1 625 1 562 2 062 2 625 2 625 2 500 2 500 2 375 2 313 3 438 3 375 072 072 072 088 087 096 101 096 144 150 087 068 108 105 138 144 203 164 149 146 151 146 180 183 212 208 212 300 329 183 144 221 228 288 318 452 335 327 48 48 24 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 12 9 9 9 9 9 9 7 7 12 12 10 10 10 10 6 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 42 42 71 65 65 62 78 79 69 67 83 90 84 84 79 78 69 82 84 048 060 090 048 060 090 135 060 090 135 178 183 254 212 217 232 347 234 246 338 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 9 10 10 10 6 6 6 6 4 4 4 65 65 62 77 77 77 65 83 83 77 050 080 050 080 080 125 080 125 190 208 219 268 333 359 266 346 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 10 10 6 6 6 6 4 4 63 62 76 72 64 63 81 76 036 048 036 048 060 090 060 090 092 134 060 048 060 090 090 134 198 090 134 STANDARD STAINLESS STEEL 1 20 1 20 1 20 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 3 00 3 00 3 00 383 372 418 790 779 751 666 1 179 1 152 1 077 937 937 876 1 750 1 760 1 687 1 562 2 750 2 625 2 500 087 087 096 106 106 107 160 115 115 155 STANDARD ALUMINUM 1 20 1 20 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 3 00 3 00 376 346 786 741 711 667 1 149 1 080 937 937 1 750 1 680 1 680 1 680 2 500 2 500 093 096 109 129 165 169 128 162 A The minimum thickness is absolute not subject to minus variation A variation in weight per square ft of or 10 is permissible based on the weight of any sheet or bundle C A tolerance of or 10 is permitted in dimensions center to center B SQUARENESS SIDE BOND SHEARING SWD Strand Size inches STANDARD CARBON STEEL Bond Side Shearing This cut is made along the length of the sheet on the center line of the bond over the specified width In most cases it is not practical to attempt to Bond Side Shear either regular or flattened expanded metal because of camber 1 4 20 Regular Minimum Nominal Weight Design Opening Thickness in Lbs per Size Size inches A 100 Sq Ft B inches C inches C 1 Height U EDGING OPENINGS Available in carbon steel stainless steel aluminum and galvanized 063 125 250 437 563 www 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EXPANDED METAL EXPANDED METAL Width Thickness SWD LWD 029 038 029 038 048 072 048 060 072 072 108 048 048 060 072 108 48 48 24 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 13 12 9 9 9 9 11 4 11 4 9 5 9 6 9 5 9 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 4 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 37 36 68 61 61 57 76 77 77 65 64 80 82 83 83 76 041 051 076 041 051 076 114 051 076 114 041 051 076 041 051 076 114 051 076 114 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 9 9 5 9 5 9 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 3 8 3 8 3 8 61 60 57 74 74 74 61 81 80 74 038 060 038 060 060 094 060 094 038 060 038 060 060 094 060 094 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 9 5 9 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 3 8 3 8 58 58 74 69 61 59 78 73 FLATTENED CARBON STEEL 1 4 20 1 4 18 1 2 20 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 16 3 4 14 3 4 13 3 4 10 3 4 9 1 16 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 14 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 9 026 034 026 034 043 066 043 054 066 066 101 043 043 054 066 101 74 100 37 61 77 126 47 56 67 102 157 38 35 43 51 105 250 250 500 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 923 1 000 1 330 1 330 1 330 1 330 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 18 3 4 16 3 4 13 3 4 9 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 9 037 047 072 037 047 072 108 047 072 108 66 84 136 43 54 83 185 41 62 124 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 2 050 1 2 080 3 4 050 3 4 080 Lt 3 4 080 Hvy 3 4 125 1 1 2 080 1 1 2 125 034 056 034 056 056 089 056 089 22 35 14 26 33 53 18 36 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 05 1 05 1 26 1 26 1 26 1 26 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 52 3 15 3 15 3 15 3 15 092 090 342 306 304 286 701 713 711 603 593 804 1 092 1 098 1 098 1 104 715 715 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 750 1 760 1 781 1 755 1 688 2 250 2 750 2 750 2 750 2 563 079 080 079 097 098 107 111 105 106 160 165 098 119 116 116 158 029 038 029 038 048 072 048 060 072 072 108 048 048 060 072 108 FLATTENED STAINLESS STEEL 1 26 1 26 1 26 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 3 15 3 15 3 15 304 302 236 687 687 683 593 1 074 1 070 960 1 000 1 000 915 1 812 1 812 1 750 1 687 2 750 2 625 2 625 098 099 107 118 118 120 179 128 130 174 FLATTENED ALUMINUM Style 1 26 1 26 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 3 15 3 15 292 290 679 637 561 549 1 044 968 1 000 1 000 1 812 1 750 1 750 1 750 2 750 2 750 Nominal Weight Design Opening in Lbs per Size Size 100 Sq Ft A inches B inches B SWD LWD SWO LWO 104 105 122 143 181 187 143 181 Strand Size inches Overall Thickness inches Width Thickness No of Diamonds Per Ft SWD LWD Open Area GRATING CARBON STEEL 2 0 lb 3 0 lb 3 14 lb 4 00 lb 4 27 lb 5 00 lb 6 25 lb 7 00 lb 2 00 3 00 3 14 4 00 4 27 5 00 6 25 7 00 1 33 1 33 2 00 1 33 1 41 1 33 1 41 1 41 3 30 lb 4 50 lb 3 32 4 25 2 00 1 41 2 00 lb 2 00 1 33 5 33 5 33 6 00 5 33 4 00 5 33 5 33 5 33 1 000 940 1 625 940 1 000 813 813 813 3 60 3 44 4 88 3 44 2 88 3 38 3 38 3 38 235 264 312 300 300 331 350 391 135 183 250 215 250 250 312 318 460 540 656 618 625 655 715 740 9 9 6 9 8 5 9 8 5 8 5 2 25 2 25 2 00 2 25 3 00 2 25 2 25 2 25 77 60 69 55 58 50 50 45 250 250 656 625 6 8 5 2 00 3 00 69 58 250 730 9 2 25 48 GRATING STAINLESS STEEL 6 00 4 00 1 625 1 000 4 88 2 88 312 300 GRATING ALUMINUM 12 5 33 940 3 44 387 A tolerance of or 5 is permitted in dimensions center to center LWO CUSTOM FABRICATED EXPANDED METAL Guards Grating Screens Stocked in various patterns Fencing Stairs Panels Grills FEATURES OF EXPANDED METAL Economical Extremely Versatile Low Resistance to Wind Loads Many Material Options Durable Easy to Install Easily Cut to Fit Fabricated to unique shapes and sizes such as a circle rectangle oblong etc Includes cutting shearing sawing cut outs burning welding punching drilling slitting and burning Greenhouse Platform Expanded Metal Walkway B SWO Open Area COMMON APPLICATIONS FOR EXPANDED METAL B LWD Overall No of Thickness Diamonds inches Per Ft A SWD Strand Size inches A variation in weight per square ft of or 5 is permissible based on the weight of any sheet or bundle Minimum Nominal Weight Design Opening Thickness in Lbs per Size Size inches A 100 Sq Ft B inches C inches C A Style The minimum thickness is absolute not subject to minus variation A variation in weight per square ft of or 10 is permissible based on the weight of any sheet or bundle C A tolerance of or 10 is permitted in dimensions center to center FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL GRATING Truck Window Guard Pipe Safety Guard www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 Machine Guard 800 711 4939 13

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EXPANDED METAL EXPANDED METAL Width Thickness SWD LWD 029 038 029 038 048 072 048 060 072 072 108 048 048 060 072 108 48 48 24 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 13 12 9 9 9 9 11 4 11 4 9 5 9 6 9 5 9 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 4 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 3 8 37 36 68 61 61 57 76 77 77 65 64 80 82 83 83 76 041 051 076 041 051 076 114 051 076 114 041 051 076 041 051 076 114 051 076 114 24 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 9 9 5 9 5 9 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 3 8 3 8 3 8 61 60 57 74 74 74 61 81 80 74 038 060 038 060 060 094 060 094 038 060 038 060 060 094 060 094 24 24 13 13 13 13 9 9 9 5 9 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 3 8 3 8 58 58 74 69 61 59 78 73 FLATTENED CARBON STEEL 1 4 20 1 4 18 1 2 20 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 16 3 4 14 3 4 13 3 4 10 3 4 9 1 16 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 14 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 9 026 034 026 034 043 066 043 054 066 066 101 043 043 054 066 101 74 100 37 61 77 126 47 56 67 102 157 38 35 43 51 105 250 250 500 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 923 1 000 1 330 1 330 1 330 1 330 1 2 18 1 2 16 1 2 13 3 4 18 3 4 16 3 4 13 3 4 9 1 1 2 16 1 1 2 13 1 1 2 9 037 047 072 037 047 072 108 047 072 108 66 84 136 43 54 83 185 41 62 124 500 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 33 1 2 050 1 2 080 3 4 050 3 4 080 Lt 3 4 080 Hvy 3 4 125 1 1 2 080 1 1 2 125 034 056 034 056 056 089 056 089 22 35 14 26 33 53 18 36 500 500 923 923 923 923 1 33 1 33 1 05 1 05 1 26 1 26 1 26 1 26 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 52 3 15 3 15 3 15 3 15 092 090 342 306 304 286 701 713 711 603 593 804 1 092 1 098 1 098 1 104 715 715 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 750 1 760 1 781 1 755 1 688 2 250 2 750 2 750 2 750 2 563 079 080 079 097 098 107 111 105 106 160 165 098 119 116 116 158 029 038 029 038 048 072 048 060 072 072 108 048 048 060 072 108 FLATTENED STAINLESS STEEL 1 26 1 26 1 26 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 3 15 3 15 3 15 304 302 236 687 687 683 593 1 074 1 070 960 1 000 1 000 915 1 812 1 812 1 750 1 687 2 750 2 625 2 625 098 099 107 118 118 120 179 128 130 174 FLATTENED ALUMINUM Style 1 26 1 26 2 10 2 10 2 10 2 10 3 15 3 15 292 290 679 637 561 549 1 044 968 1 000 1 000 1 812 1 750 1 750 1 750 2 750 2 750 Nominal Weight Design Opening in Lbs per Size Size 100 Sq Ft A inches B inches B SWD LWD SWO LWO 104 105 122 143 181 187 143 181 Strand Size inches Overall Thickness inches Width Thickness No of Diamonds Per Ft SWD LWD Open Area GRATING CARBON STEEL 2 0 lb 3 0 lb 3 14 lb 4 00 lb 4 27 lb 5 00 lb 6 25 lb 7 00 lb 2 00 3 00 3 14 4 00 4 27 5 00 6 25 7 00 1 33 1 33 2 00 1 33 1 41 1 33 1 41 1 41 3 30 lb 4 50 lb 3 32 4 25 2 00 1 41 2 00 lb 2 00 1 33 5 33 5 33 6 00 5 33 4 00 5 33 5 33 5 33 1 000 940 1 625 940 1 000 813 813 813 3 60 3 44 4 88 3 44 2 88 3 38 3 38 3 38 235 264 312 300 300 331 350 391 135 183 250 215 250 250 312 318 460 540 656 618 625 655 715 740 9 9 6 9 8 5 9 8 5 8 5 2 25 2 25 2 00 2 25 3 00 2 25 2 25 2 25 77 60 69 55 58 50 50 45 250 250 656 625 6 8 5 2 00 3 00 69 58 250 730 9 2 25 48 GRATING STAINLESS STEEL 6 00 4 00 1 625 1 000 4 88 2 88 312 300 GRATING ALUMINUM 12 5 33 940 3 44 387 A tolerance of or 5 is permitted in dimensions center to center LWO CUSTOM FABRICATED EXPANDED METAL Guards Grating Screens Stocked in various patterns Fencing Stairs Panels Grills FEATURES OF EXPANDED METAL Economical Extremely Versatile Low Resistance to Wind Loads Many Material Options Durable Easy to Install Easily Cut to Fit Fabricated to unique shapes and sizes such as a circle rectangle oblong etc Includes cutting shearing sawing cut outs burning welding punching drilling slitting and burning Greenhouse Platform Expanded Metal Walkway B SWO Open Area COMMON APPLICATIONS FOR EXPANDED METAL B LWD Overall No of Thickness Diamonds inches Per Ft A SWD Strand Size inches A variation in weight per square ft of or 5 is permissible based on the weight of any sheet or bundle Minimum Nominal Weight Design Opening Thickness in Lbs per Size Size inches A 100 Sq Ft B inches C inches C A Style The minimum thickness is absolute not subject to minus variation A variation in weight per square ft of or 10 is permissible based on the weight of any sheet or bundle C A tolerance of or 10 is permitted in dimensions center to center FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL GRATING Truck Window Guard Pipe Safety Guard www directmetals com www directmetals com 800 711 4939 Machine Guard 800 711 4939 13

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