Architectural Metal

As an architectural metal supplier, Direct Metals® is the best place to buy architectural metal. Architectural metal products are versatile, lightweight, and economical. Architectural metal can be used in various applications from industrial to architectural usages. If you are searching for an architectural metal manufacturer, we have a variety of metal patterns in wire mesh, perforated metal, expanded metal, or metal bar grating to suit your specifications.


Architectural Metal Catalog


Wire Mesh

Wire mesh products from Direct Metals® are versatile, economical, and lightweight. Our metal wire mesh products can even be adapted for use in just about any industrial or architectural project. There are many material options for your metal wire mesh project, such as:

  • Carbon steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Galvanized steel
  • Custom alloys

As an architectural metal manufacturer, our wire mesh comes in many architectural patterns to suit your specific project. For your wire mesh project, choose from mixed alloy patterns, spiral-patterned wire mesh, opaque to high open area wire mesh, and custom wire mesh patterns. Wire mesh is available in square, flat, and round wires, and in flexible and multi-functional cable mesh.


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Perforated Metal

Perforated metal is extremely versatile and lightweight. An economical choice for your architectural project, our perforated metal filters out solids, diffuses light, air, and sound and has high strength-to-weight ratio.

This product can be either heavy or light in gauge, and it can have either small or large aesthetically appealing openings. Perforated metal from Direct Metals® comes in round, square, slotted, and decorative perforations. There are many applications for perforated metals, including:

  • Metal sunscreens
  • Metal ceiling panels
  • Metal exterior cladding
  • Any application requiring aesthetic appeal


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Expanded Metal

Expanded metal is extremely versatile and economical. There are diamond-shaped openings in the expanded metal sheet that allow for the passage of light, air, heat and sound. Expanded metal from Direct Metals® can be adapted for use in just about any architectural metal project.

As an architectural metal manufacturer, Direct Metals® carries a wide number of styles and materials for your expanded metal project. Our metal is available in flattened or standard and can be made from:

  • Aluminum
  • Carbon Steel
  • Galvanized Steel
  • Stainless Steel


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Bar Grating

Direct Metals® is an architectural metal manufacturer that carries bar grating in a variety of materials. Bar Grating is designed for industrial and architectural applications ranging from:

  • Metal sunshades
  • Metal fencing
  • Metal building facades
  • Metal walkways
  • Metal ornamental grilles
  • Any application requiring aesthetic appeal

Another architectural metal bar grating application includes steel grates, which are an integral part of the interior of industrial plants, and the exterior landscape all around us. Also known as metal grates, steel grates permit the passage of light, heat, and liquid, and therefore are useful in screening out unwanted elements and debris in various settings. These applications are typically fit with steel grates:

  • Driveway drains
  • Storm water drains
  • Trench drains
  • Floor drains

Steel grates are also functional for industrial decks and flooring in chemical plants, food processing facilities, and oil and gas refineries. In addition, pedestrians rely on steel grates in public walkways, and near fountains and trees.


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