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Expanded Metal

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EXPANDED METAL DESCRIPTION

Expanded Metal is a rigid, non-raveling piece of metal that has been slit and expanded. In the expanding process, metal can be expanded ten times its original size, lose up to 80% of its weight, becoming stronger and more rigid. No material is lost in the manufacturing process.

Magnus Steel (PTY) Ltd is a major stockist of raised and flattened expanded metal. We are able to provide our customers with a variety of options which can be used for strength, utility, safety and durability.

Expanded Metal can be manufactured in Mild Steel, Galvanised, 3cr12, Stainless Steel and Aluminium.

 

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EXPANDED METAL TERMINOLOGY

S.W.M = Short way of Mesh: This is the size measured across the short way of the diamond mesh from centre-to- centre of the joints.

L.W.M = Long way of Mesh: This is the size measured across the long way of the diamond mesh from centre-to- centre of the joints.

Strand Width: The size of the strand measured at right angles to its thickness.

Strand Thickness: The thickness of the sheet before the expanding process takes place.

 

EXPANDED METAL TOLERANCES

S.W.M = Nominal

L.W.M = (a) Not greater than 10mm: ± 1mm (b) Not less than 10mm and not greater than 50mm: ± 3mm (c) Greater than 50mm: ±5mm.

Strand Width: ± 10 %

Strand Thickness: Subject to Mittal’s tolerance, except for flattened types which shall be at least equal to the nominal original thickness of the material of manufacture within 20%, measured at the knuckle.

 

ORDERING MAGNUS STEEL EXPANDED METAL

Although there are countless uses for expanded metal, some examples include:    

  1. Specify quantity of sheets required
  2. Specify size of sheet required (standard size is 1200mm x 2400mm, however we can make-to-size)
  3. Specify reference code of Expanded Metal
  4. State whether the material is flattened or raised


USES FOR EXPANDED METAL

Conveyor Walkways | Braai Grids | Filters | Screening | Architectural Design | Guards | Security | Acoustics | Dust bins | Architectural Fencing | Security Fencing | Window and Door Security | Air Intake Screens | Interior Partitions and Barriers | Cab/Truck Dividers Trailers | Concrete Reinforcement | Drive and Sidewalk Gates | Light Diffusers | Machine Guards | Patio Furniture | Landscape and Utility Carts | Fire Escapes | Fuel Cells | Gaskets

 

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MAGNUS STEEL SPECIFICATIONS FOR RAISED EXPANDED METAL

Expanded Metal Raised

 

 

MAGNUS SPECIFICATIONS FOR FLAT EXPANDED METAL

Expanded Metal Flat

 

MAGNUS SPECIFICATIONS FOR WALKWAYS

Expanded Metal Walkways