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This is what softens the metal to a point that allows it to stretch. Depending on the machine combination, it can also simultaneously be die cut into the diamond, circle or square pattern of expanded metal mesh. Hot-rolling produces a rougher finish than cold-rolling. Read Moreā€¦

Expanded Steel Expanded steel may be produced by hot-rolling, in which the steel is passed through a set of work rolls and the temperature of the metal is gradually increased above its recrystallization temperature.

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Hopkins, MN  |  800-828-7785

An ISO 9001-registered company, Spantek is a respected leader in the manufacture of expanded metals & expanded metal components. Our expanded metals come in small metal mesh patterns & specifications, are defect-free, made to order & a cost-saving alternative to perforated metals & woven metal wires.

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Tamaqua, PA  |  888-218-2260

Our expanded metal is ideal for a wide range of applications and our teams will work with you every step of the way to guarantee your satisfaction. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and we take pride in providing our customers with outstanding services. If you would like more information about Remaly Manufacturing Company, Inc. please give one of our representatives a call today!

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Carbondale, PA  |  800-225-7373

At Hendrick Manufacturing, we are metal perforators with capabilities to take you from design to performing secondary fabrication operations. Our company offers an array of perforated metal products. Perforated applications: filter screens, lighting, HVAC, acoustical, expanded metal, metal perforators and architectural.

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Hendrick Manufacturing Company $$$

Oklahoma City, OK  |  800-654-4568

Expanded Solutions puts more than 50 years of experience to work for your requirements in high quality expanded metals, security mesh, mini-mesh & expanded grating. Along with our large mesh capabilities, we have been an innovator in small-mesh products too. For a diversity of options please call today! We continue the tradition of excellence every day by offering quality service & products.

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Expanded Solutions L.L.C $$$

Ontario, CA  |  800-690-0012

Family owned and operated since 1959, Wallner Expac is a leading manufacturer of quality expanded metal products. With state-of-the-art equipment lines stocked with the latest technology, our skilled team produces millions of square feet of expanded metal each year. Built on integrity and a commitment to customer service, we offer custom patterns and machining to meet your needs.

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Expanding steel may also be done by cold-rolling, which takes place below steel's recrystallization temperature and also involves the die cutting process at the same time as the stretching process, which can make the steel up to ten times larger then its original size. Cold-rolling steel produces a smoother finish and the cold-rolled steel is generally free of rust and other defects.

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Both of these processes are often run by automated machines, which allow the manufacturer of the expanded metal to choose the precise length, depth and width of the expanded steel being produced as well as mass producing these measurements exactly each time.

Steel is used to produce expanded metal products because it and its alloys have many positive physical properties. The basic form of steel is itself an alloy of iron, which is known for its intense strength and durability. When carbon is added to the iron, these hard characteristics are increased, and this is the basic form of steel that is well-known on the market today. The most popular steel alloy, stainless steel, is also commonly used as an expanded metal.

The addition of chromium to the chemical structure of steel produces stainless steel, which has corrosion resistant characteristics that are very appealing to buyers. Other improvements for expanded steel may be achieved through secondary processes such as coating; types of coatings include galvanization, porcelain enamel, paint, lacquer, plastic coating and anodizing.

In addition to these coatings, expanded steel may be zinc-plated to protect the integrity of the underlying steel. Expanded steel is often utilized in a number of applications including gratings, stairs, panels, vents, screens, security partitions, fencing and many industrial and commercial applications.

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