Expanded Steel Grating Weight
Aluminum Expanded Metal is a sheet product that has been slit and stretched to a wide array of diamond shaped Expanded Metal offers savings in weight and metal, free passage of light, liquid, sound, and air, while providing a decorative or ornamental effect.
Expanded Metal Catwalk provides economical solutions for ramps, flooring, platforms, walkways, treads, and other applications requiring a lightweight product. With the long way of the diamond running across a shorter span (width), Catwalk Grating, in its applied state, is structurally stronger than Standard Expanded Grating.
EXPANDED METAL & GRATING PRODUCT CATALOG McNICHOLS CO. McNICHOLS has the largest selection of Expanded in North America stocked in a variety of styles and materials. Expanded Metal is a versatile and economical product that can be used for screening, ventilating or for security enclosures. Weight (per square foot).16# to .16# to 1
28 Chapin & Bangs | 1-800-972-9615 EXPANDED METAL & GRATING Expanded Metals Carbon Steel Regular Raised Size of Opening Weight in Inches Style per 100 Stock Sizes Designation Sq. Ft. in Ft. Width Length
Expanded Metal Grating is manufactured from low carbon steel plates with a process similar to Standard Expanded Metal but the strands and openings are much larger for use in structural applications like walk-ways and traffic ramps. Expanded grating is called out by the weight per square foot of the finished product.
Heavy duty expanded metal grating is produced from aluminum, stainless or carbon steel sheet and plate which contains no joints or welds, as each sheet is a single piece of sturdy steel. Light weight and economical, expanded metal grating is ideal for use wherever a strong, durable lightweight surface is needed.
Expanded metal gratings are mostly used as a flooring product, and our expanded metal methods are designed to be effective as a safe and secure application for any industry. Other alternative applications for expanded metal grating include roadways, railroads, airports, warehouses, power and water treatment plants.
Bar grating is ideal for industrial steel grating flooring and metal grates. Direct Metals offers plain or serrated bar grating surfaces in galvanized, bare steel, or painted finishes. Welded bar grating is the most common type of bar grating.
metal fed under dies to produce LWD. Above material meets all requirements of Military Specifications MIL-M-17194C (Metals, Expanded, Steel) and MIL-G 18015 (Ships) (Gratings, Metal, other than Bar Type) and the deflection requirements of Federal Specification RR-G-661-B.
Our carbon steel expanded metal grating is available in various sizes. Please see the sizing chart below to determine the dimensions of expanded steel metal grating you need for your project. Call us to request sizing information for stainless steel and aluminum.
Expanded metal grating allows snow, water and oil to drain off easily making a practical yet economical way to assure strength and safety in a walking surface. Expanded metal grating is available in carbon steel and aluminum. The weight per square foot and the shape of the diamond pattern determine the load capacity of the grating.
Projection Mesh Expanded Metal Grating is available in carbon steel in 2 and 3 pounds per square foot and in aluminum a 1 pound per square foot. Weight Identification : Expanded Metal Grating is identified by weight per square foot. Carbon Steel Expanded Metal Grating is available in 3, , 4, , 5, and 7 pounds per square foot.
expanded / grating / catwalk raised (regular) expanded is the finished product as it comes off the press raised (regular) expanded forms a sharp angle bond flat expanded is the raised (regular) expanded that has been cold rolled flat expanded is usually 5% longer due to rolling (width remains the same)
Steel Expanded Metal is a sheet product that has been slit and stretched to a wide array of diamond shaped Expanded Metal offers savings in weight and metal, free passage of light, liquid, sound and air, while providing a decorative or ornamental effect.
Surface area of metal strips forming diamond Strand Thickness Gauge of material being expanded Flattening Flattened short dimension diamond parallel to rolls Cross Flattening* Flattened long way diamond parallel to rolls Deburring Mesh passed through wire brushes to remove burns Levelling
Expanded metal grating or expanded metal mesh is the most practical and economical way to assure strength, safety, and a non-skid surface. Expanded metal grating is ideal for use on plant runways, working platforms, and catwalks, as it is easily cut into irregular shapes and can be installed quickly by welding or bolting.
If you need quick, reliable shipping of some of the most respected brands of industrial metal and fiberglass products, you need Direct Metals. You can choose from a wide selection of perforated metal, wire mesh, bar grating, expanded metal, safety grating, fiberglass grating and architectural metal products.
Bar Grating load tables enable the user to select the appropriate bearing bar size for the actual uniform and/or concentrated load carrying capacity and a corresponding deflection for each size/type of bar grating at a given unsupported span. Additional details regarding Load Table Terminology & Formulas available.