Expanded Metal and Standard Expanded Metal, plus
many other products now available in Titanium.

Standard Expanded Metal or Regular Expanded Metal is a finished product, which is simultaneously slit and stretched by a press to form a piece construction. Expanded Metal exhibits a high weight to strength ratio, and is often used to protect people or machines by stopping a specific size material from entering a specific area. All Metals such as Stainless Steel Alloys, Aluminum, Steel, Titanium, & Copper, can all be expanded for various uses including enclosures, support, protection, decoration or filtration. The charts below will help determine which product size and dimensions best suit the needs of your application.

Expanded carbon steel
expanded carbon steel metal panels
Expanded Carbon Steel
Sizes / Dimensions / Weights

Style
Designation
Strand
Width
(in inches)
Wt. in Lbs.
per Sq. Ft.

Plain      Galv.
Inventoried
Sheet Sizes
Approx. Size
of Mesh
Center to Center
of Bridges
(in inches)

Width   Length
Strand
Thickness
(in inches)
Standard
Gauge
Used
Approx.
No. Dia.
in 12"
of Width
Approx.
Size of
Opening
(in inches)
Percent
Open
Area
¼" No. 20
¼" No. 18
.086
.080
.82      1.24
1.08      1.65
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
.25           1.018
.25           1.024
.029
.042
20
18
48
48
.094 x .688
.094 x .688
30 to 35
35 to 40
½" No. 20
½" No. 18
½" No. 16
½" No. 13
.072
.088
.084
.098
.43         .59
.70         .84
.84         .97
1.47        1.73
4′ x 8′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
.500           1.2
.500           1.2
.500           1.2
.500           1.2
.036
.048
.060
.090
20
18
16
13
24
24
24
24
.400 x 1.0
.400 x .980
.375 x .920
.350 x .850
78 to 82
70 to 75
64 to 68
53 to 58
¾" No. 16
¾" No. 13
¾" No. 10
¾" No. 9
.092
.098
.148
.148
.50         .59
.80         .92
1.20        1.36
1.80        1.95
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
.923           2.0
.923           2.0
.923           2.0
.923           2.0
.060
.090
.090
.134
16
13
13
10
13
13
13
13
.844 x 1.692
.812 x 1.635
.786 x 1.592
.740 x 1.514
86 to 88
80 to 82
74 to 78
66 to 70
1" No. 16 .089 .44         .51 4′ x 8′ 1.00           2.4 .060 16 12 .924 x 1.948 83 to 84
1½" No. 18
1½" No. 16
1½" No. 13
1½" No. 10
1½" No. 9
1½" No. 6
.068
.107
.107
.140
.143
.203
.20         .28
.40         .48
.60         .68
.79         .89
1.20        1.31
2.50        2.73
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4′ & 6′ x 8′
1.33          3.0
1.33          3.0
1.33          3.0
1.33          3.0
1.33          3.0
1.33          3.0
.048
.060
.090
.090
.134
.198
18
16
13
13
10
6
9
9
9
9
9
9
1.275 x 2.648
1.253 x 2.608
1.223 x 2.548
1.210 x 2.530
1.165 x 2.446
1.060 x 2.250
93 to 94
90 to 91
86 to 87
84 to 86
78 to 80
66 to 71
2" No. 10
2" No. 9
.164
.144
.68         .75
.90         1.02
4’&6′ x 8’&10′
4’&6′ x 8′
1.85          4.0
1.85          4.0
.090
.134
13
10

1.625 x 3.4375
1.5625 x 3.375
80 to 85
82 to 86

Weights and dimensions for all expanded metals are approximate.
A variation of 5% (plus or minus) may be expected.
U.S. Standard Gauge on all metals except aluminum. Aluminum is shown in B&S Gauge.


Expanded aluminum
Expanded Aluminum
Sizes / Dimensions / Weights

Style
Designation
Strand
Width
(in inches)
Wt. in Lbs.
per Sq. Ft.




 Galv.
Inventoried
Sheet Sizes

Approx. Size
of Mesh
Center to Center
of Bridges
(in inches)

Width      Length

Strand
Thickness
(in inches)
Standard
Gauge
Used
Approx.
No. Dia.
in 12"
of Width
Approx.
Size of
Opening
(in inches)
Percent
Open
Area
½" No..051"
½" No..081"
.093
.095
.27
.44
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
.500         1.20
.500         1.20
.051
.081
16
12
24
24
.390 x .930
.350 x .860
67 to 72
57 to 62
¾" No..051"
¾" No..081"Lt
¾" No..081"Hy
¾" No..125"
.1094
.1284
.1646
.1704
.17
.32
.41
.65
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
.923          2.0
.923          2.0
.923          2.0
.923          2.0
.051
.081
.081
.125
16
12
12
8
13
13
13
13
.846 x 1.694
.806 x 1.626
.781 x 1.581
.733 x 1.501
89 to 92
78 to 82
72 to 77
64 to 69
1½"No..081"
1½"No..125"
.1275
.1629
.22
.43
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
1.33          3.0
1.33          3.0
.081
.125
12
8
9
9
1.224 x 2.552
1.165 x 2.442
86 to 88
77 to 80

Weights and dimensions of all expanded metals are approximate.
A variation of 5% (plus or minus) may be expected.
U.S. Standard Gauge on all metals except aluminum. Aluminum is shown in B&S Gauge.


Stainless metal
Expanded Stainless Steel
Sizes / Dimensions / Weights

Style
Designation
Strand
Width
(in inches)
Wt. in Lbs.
per Sq. Ft.




 Galv.
Inventoried
Sheet Sizes

Approx. Size
of Mesh
Center to Center
of Bridges
(in inches)

Width      Length

Strand
Thickness
(in inches)
Standard
Gauge
Used
Approx.
No. Dia.
in 12"
of Width
Approx.
Size of
Opening
(in inches)
Percent
Open
Area
¼" No. 20
¼" No. 18
.086
.080
.82      1.24
1.08      1.65
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
.25           1.018
.25           1.024
.029
.042
20
18
48
48
.094 x .688
.094 x .688
30 to 35
35 to 40
½" No.18
½" No.16
.087
.087
.73
.91
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
.500         1.200
.500         1.200
.050
.062
18
16
24
24
.380 x .950
.375 x .930
73 to 77
66 to 71
¾" No.18
¾" No.16
¾" No.13
¾" No. 9
.106
.106
.107
.160
.48
.60
.91
2.05
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
.923        2.000
.923        2.000
.923        2.000
.923        2.000
.050
.062
.093
.140
18
16
13
10
13
13
13
13
.849 x 1.698
.837 x 1.680
.805 x 1.626
.726 x 1.489
88 to 90
85 to 87
80 to 82
64 to 68
1½"No.16
1½"No.13
1½" No. 9
.114
.115
.155
.45
.68
1.37
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
4′ x 8′
1.33        3.000
1.33        3.000
1.33        3.000
.062
.093
.140
16
13
10
9
9
9
1.249 x 2.596
1.216 x 2.536
1.153 x 2.422
90 to 91
85 to 87
76 to 78

Weights and dimensions of all expanded metals are approximate.
A variation of 5% (plus or minus) may be expected.
U.S. Standard Gauge on all metals except aluminum. Aluminum is shown in B&S Gauge.



1" No. 16 1/2" No. 13 1/2" No. 16 1/4" No. 20 3/4" No. 9
1 inch number 16 expanded metal panel half inch number 13 expanded metal panel half inch number 16 expanded metal panel one fourth inch number 20 expanded metal panel 3/4 inch number 9 expanded metal panel

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