What are Perforated Metals?
This is probably the most basic of questions. Of course, the first thing people would ask is its definition. Well, they are either metal sheet or plates that were punched with many holes and patterns or be an expanded metal.
What can you do with them?
They have a wide range of applications if you take everything into account. But to name a few, you can use them in so many ways like for fencing and screening. These metals are really good fences because they are sturdy and could last for a very long time. They can be used to add attraction to your house or office. The different patterns etched to them are attractive and can be used to design your house. They can also be used as furnishings. These metals can be used in ventilation and HVAC systems. They are used in buildings to add security and safety to their occupants. They are also good protection from the heat of the sun. During extremely hot days, they could serve as sunscreens. They are used in the automotive industry as component for parts and as casings among many others. They could be used as a material for pathways and stairs. Perforated metal can be used to regulate noise pollution. They also allow the air flow into the room.
Are there many patterns or just one?
There are over two thousand patterns to choose from. It would take very long to explain each and every pattern that’s why they are categorized into 6 basic types. These types are: Round, Square, Slot, Decorative and Geometric. All the patterns fall into these 6 categories.
What can we get from Perforated Metals?
Perforated metals are so useful that you can get a lot of benefits from it. First, you won’t have to worry about how noise pollution can affect your health because perforated metals are proven to regulate noise. Second, they add value to your home or property. By adding them into your house, you can increase its value because perforated metals are very attractive if you use the decorative types. They are lightweight and easy to install and you won’t have a problem maintaining them. They don’t need to be checked on frequently because they are low maintenance. Perforated metals last for a very long time.
How are they made?
Perforated metals are made using the same process as expanded metals. They are made from materials such as flattened metal sheets. The machine that will process them would punch many holes into them and voila! You have a perforated metal.
Where can I buy them?
There are many companies who manufacture perforated metals. You can try searching online for the best ones.