Perforated Metal

Perforated metal is one of the most versatile and popular metal products on the market today.  Perforated sheet can be either heavy or light in gauge, and it can have either small or large aesthetically appealing openings. This makes perforated sheet suitable for many architectural metal and decorative metal uses. An economical choice for your project, our perforated metal filters out solids, diffuses light, air and sound and has a high strength-to-weight ratio.

We carry perforated metal in a wide array of hole shapes, sizes, gauges and material types. The most common applications for perforated metal include screens, diffusers, guards, filters, vents and signage to name a few.

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Round Round Hole Perforated Metal is the most popular style of perforated metal. Perforated sheet offers the widest selection of diameters, gauges, materials and sheet size options. We carry the staggered row and straight row patterns in flat metal sheets and coils.
Square Square Hole Perforated Metal is a good option when a greater open area is required in a project. Our square hole perforated metal is extremely versatile and lightweight. We carry a diverse selection of staggered or straight row patterns in a wide variety of hole sizes, gauges and materials.
Slotted Slotted Hole Perforated Metal can provide greater ventilation and passage of material than round hole perforation. Many slot sizes and pattern layouts are available.
Decorative Decorative Perforated Metal is ideal for many architectural metal applications that require an aesthetic appeal.  Perforated sheet's decorative holes offer design options with a wide array of hole shapes, gauges and materials in straight and staggered patterns.
Architectural Perforated Metal

Architectural Perforated Metal is extremely versatile and lightweight and comes in round, square, slotted and decorative perforations. Some architectural metal applications include sunscreens, ceiling panels, exterior cladding or any application requiring an aesthetically appealing look.
Hexagonal Hexagonal Perforated Metal features a substantial open area from 79%-80% and is primarily used for high airflow and architectural metal applications. We carry hexagonal perforated sheet metal in a variety of gauges, hole sizes, patterns and materials.
U-Edging U-Edging is 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.

Perforated Sheet FAQ

 Can perforated sheet be plastic coated?
 While we do not plastic coat perforated sheet, we can perforate a plastic sheet.
 Why is perforated sheet protected with a thin layer of oil?
 Lubricating oil is used to reduce the friction between the adjacent plates. If you have particular requirements, we can make adjustments. Let us know!
 Can perforated sheet be formed after perforating?
 We can shear and form perforated sheet to any specification you need.
 What opening types are most common in perforated sheet?
 Round, rectangular and slotted are very popular. Take a look at our decorative perforated sheet for more unique styles.
What materials used as perforated sheet are rust resistant?
Aluminum and stainless steel are the most rust resistant materials that we perforate.

Ordering Perforated Sheet

When ordering perforated sheet, please specify the following options:
1. Material type
2. Thickness (gauge)
3. Hole size
4. Hole shape
5. Spacing & configuration
6. Perforated sheet size
7. Quantity

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