McNICHOLS® Expanded Metal

Flattened, Carbon Steel, Cold Rolled, 3/4 #16 Flattened, 80% Open Area
McNICHOLS® Expanded Metal, Flattened, Carbon Steel, Cold Rolled, Mill Finish, 3/4 #16 Flattened, 0.923" Short Way of Design (SWD), 2.100" Long Way of Design (LWD), Long Way of Opening (LWO) Parallel to Length of Sheet, 80% Open Area

ITEM 5600341648 - 48" x 96"




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Item Number 5600341648
Product Line Expanded Metal
Expanded Type Flattened
Primary Material Carbon Steel (CS)
Alloy, Grade or Type Cold Rolled (CR)
Material Finish Mill Finish
Style & Type 3/4 #16 Flattened
Opening Size - Short Way of Opening (SWO) 0.732"
Opening Size - Long Way of Opening (LWO) 1.693"
Design Size - Short Way of Diamond (SWD) 0.923"
Design Size - Long Way of Diamond (LWD) 2.100"
Long Way of Opening (LWO) Parallel to Length of Sheet
Diamonds per Foot - Short Way of Diamond (SWD) 13.0
Diamonds per Foot - Long Way of Diamond (LWD) 5.7
Strand Thickness 0.050"
Strand Width 0.102"
Overall Thickness 0.050"
Percent Open Area 80%
Weight 0.44 Lbs./Square Foot
Product Form Sheet
Sizes (Width x Length) 48" x 96"; 48" x 120"
Specifications Note Specifications May Vary Slightly Within Mill Tolerances

Overview

Made by slitting and stretching metal sheets to create diamond-shaped openings, McNICHOLS® Expanded Metal forms screens, window security panels and machine guards to name a few applications for this practical and versatile product line. In the decorative version of the product, shelving, signage, and ceiling tiles are among the most popular applications. Expanded Metal is supplied in a Standard (raised) diamond pattern or a Flattened diamond pattern. Grating and Catwalk Expanded Metals are also part of our wide range of selections available directly from inventory. Numerous gauges, opening sizes, materials, and sheet sizes are options that will surely fit your project requirements!

Ordering

The following selections are important considerations to help you choose the right McNICHOLS® Expanded Metal product for your project or application. Please specify:

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Application

Product applications/uses include screening, ventilation, security enclosures, machine guards, ramps,catwalks, walkways, platforms, cabinet inserts, and more. We invite you to browse Expanded Metal applications in our Gallery.

2

Design Direction

Determine the design direction (pattern direction). The Long Way of Design (LWD) runs parallel to the length of the sheet for the majority of inventory items.

3

Expanded Type

Choose from a wide variety of Flattened, Standard, Grating, Catwalk, or Designer Expanded types.

4

Percent Open Area

Choose the percentage of open area desired in the Expanded Metal sheet.

5

Primary Material

Select the primary material type including Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Galvanized Steel or Stainless Steel,taking into consideration climate or environmental realities. We provide more information on Primary Material Types in the links provided in the Overview section on the Expanded Metal Resources landing page.

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Product Size, Form & Quantity

Determine the number of sheets and/or sizes including cut-to-size pieces and shearing preference (e.g. Bond Shear or Random Shear).

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Product Finish

Inventory is typically “mill finish” unless otherwise specified. We provide more information on Product Finishes in the links provided in the Overview section on the Expanded Metal Resources landing page.

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Special Requirements

Specify any requirements such as fabrication, edge treatments, finishing, non-standard tolerances, etc.

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Style & Type

Choose the Short Way of Design (SWD) measurement in inches, material gauge number or thickness in inches and expanded type (i.e. 3/4 #9 Flattened). For Grating and Catwalk items, select the pounds per square foot desired (e.g. 3.14 # Grating (Standard), etc.).

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Accessories

Determine if Expanded Metal Accessories such as Angle, Flat Bar, U-Edging framing solutions or Fasteners are required for your application.

Load Tables

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