Expanded metal is made through a process of cutting and stretching metal sheets. Tammet’s expanded metal is a durable, easily-shaped, and stylish multi-purpose mesh. Expanded metal are made with a variety of mesh sizes and material strengths. They can also be powder coated according to the RAL colour chart or be hot-dip galvanised.
Raw ingredients for manufacturing the basic products
- Cold rolled steel, material thickness 1 - 2 mm
- Hot rolled steel, material thickness 3 - 5 mm
These materials can be welded. Expanded metal can be manufactured from black steel, stainless or acid proof steel, brass, copper or zinc-coated steel. Expanded metal meshes create an exciting rasterised surface to façades and are weather proof.