Its single-piece composition results in a very high strength-to-weight ratio, unlike other products, such as welded or woven wire. There are no points at which the material can separate. It can be made from aluminum, steel or other metals, and various coatings such as paint, print and powder coating can be applied.
Since it is slit instead of punched, there is very little to no waste. The typical yield of finished to raw product is three-to-one, and in many cases much greater. It has high amounts of recycled material content, is completely recyclable. The uses for expanded metal fall into five categories: protection, enclosure, support, filtration and decoration.
Mesh of the expanded metal is uniform and does not elongate. The light and rigid mesh is strong against impact. Handling and execution are very simple, slip stopping is high, and easy execution is economical, assisted by good day lighting and ventilation.
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Expanded metals are used in all fields such as