Flattened Expanded Metal

Flattened expanded metal is expanded metal that has been cold rolled, leaving a smooth, flat surface with diamond shaped openings. During this process, the length of the sheet is elongated - usually about 5 percent. The expanded sheet is then sent through a leveler to maintain its flatness.

We stock flattened expanded metal in carbon steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel, aluminum alloy and other metal alloys in a wide variety of opening sizes. If a finished edge is required, U-Edging is available in aluminum, carbon steel, stainless steel and galvanized steel.

 Flattened expanded metal section of our catalog (PDF)

 Perforated/Expanded Metal Mini Catalog (PDF)

 Flattened Expanded Metal section of our Mini Expanded/Perforated Catalog (PDF)

flattened expanded metal Features of Flattened Expanded Metal:
• Economical
• Durable
• Extremely versatile
• Easy to install
• Low resistance to wind loads
• Easily cut to fit
• Many material options

Common Applications for Flattened Expanded Metal:
• Guards
• Fencing
• Panels
• Grating
• Stairs
• Grilles
• Screens
• Shelves
• Ramps
• Greenhouses
• Walkways

1/4" #20 Flattened
1/2" #16 Flattened
3/4" #13 Flattened
1-1/2" #9 Flattened
3/16" #22 Flattened

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