Made by slitting and stretching metal sheets to create diamond-shaped openings, McNICHOLS® Expanded Metal is a practical and versatile product line that forms screens, window security panels, machine guards, and more. 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. Expanded Metal Grating and Catwalk Grating 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!