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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 More…

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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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.

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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.

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Oakwood Village, OH  |  800-492-7304

We have been expanding metal horizons since 1978, manufacturing a line of expanded metals and gratings. As the leader in North America, AMICO offers regular, flattened and expanded metal grating. Our expanded metal is used for metal fences, machine and heater guards, enclosures, supports and more.

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Rogers, MN  |  888-744-6868

Midwest Steel & Aluminum is partnered with the best metal suppliers worldwide to offer our customers steel cut to size and delivered on time. We are committed to manufacturing high-quality products while pushing ourselves to be even better. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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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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