10mm x 7mm Raised Mild Steel Expanded Metal Sheet
This 10 x 7mm expanded metal sheet is an extremely strong and robust mild steel mesh weighing only 4.8kg per m2.
Mild steel expanded metal sheets are commonly used in industrial settings for machinery guarding, flooring, and grating. The 10 x 7mm size of the openings provides a good balance between ventilation and security.
10 x 7mm mild steel expanded metal sheet that is 2mm thick is a versatile and durable material that can be used in a wide range of applications. Its strength, durability, and unique pattern of openings make it a popular choice for many different industries and projects.
Specification Of This Mesh:
- Metal – Mild Steel
- Pitch – 10mm long way x 7mm short way
- Thickness – 2mm thick
- Weight – 4.8 kg/m2
- Visual Open Area % – 42%
- Air Flow Open Area – 47%
You may be interested in 10mm round or square mild steel perforated mesh as an alternative to this product.
Why Choose The Mesh Company?
Our group have been in the mesh industry for over 150 years. We are one of the UK’s most trusted metallic mesh suppliers because:
- Quality products: We offer high-quality products that are designed to meet the needs of a wide range of customers.
- Wide range of products: We are known for offering a wide range of products, including mesh, fencing, netting, and other related products.
- Experienced staff: Our staff are knowledgeable, experienced, and can provide expert advice and assistance to customers. This can be especially helpful for customers who are unsure about which product to choose or who have specific requirements. We also regular write blogs and help guides to help explain what our materials can be used for.
- Competitive prices: We are sure that our prices are always the lowest around. This makes us an attractive option for customers who are looking for a cost-effective solution.
- Customer service: The Mesh Company place a high priority on service and offer excellent support and assistance to our customers. This can help to ensure that you will have a positive experience when working with The Mesh Company.
We also offer a massive range of perforated metal sheet options from immediate stock. In order to perforated mesh, flat sheet metal is punched with round or square holes. Perforated sheets are commonly often used in applications where the passing of air is required. Because the holes are punched, it is possible to have a far stronger finished metal product than it would be for the equivalent thickness in woven or welded mesh. It is an extremely popular alternative to expanded metal mesh.
FAQs For This Product
What Are The Main Applications For This Mesh?
We have supplied this material to customers for myriad applications over the years. Here are some of the most common uses:
- Industrial applications: Mild steel expanded metal sheets are commonly used in industrial settings for machinery guarding, flooring, and grating. The 10 x 7mm size of the openings provides a good balance between ventilation and security.
- Security screens: Mild steel expanded metal sheets can also be used as security screens in commercial and residential buildings. The strength and durability of the material make it an effective barrier against intruders.
- Architectural facades: Mild steel expanded metal sheets can be used as an architectural façade material to create unique and visually interesting building exteriors. The sheets can be used as sun shading or decorative elements, providing an attractive and functional solution.
- Filtration systems: The diamond-shaped openings in the expanded metal sheet make it an excellent material for filtration systems. It can be used as a screen or filter in HVAC systems, water treatment plants, and other industrial applications.
- Automotive industry: Mild steel expanded metal sheets are widely used in the automotive industry due to their strength and durability. They can be used as grilles, bumpers, and other exterior trim components.
- Arts and crafts: Mild steel expanded metal sheets can also be used in arts and crafts projects. The material can be cut, shaped, and painted to create unique sculptures, jewellery, and other creative pieces.
How Long Should Mild Steel Expanded Metal Sheet Last?
The lifespan of mild steel expanded metal sheet depends on several factors, including the environment it is exposed to, the thickness of the sheet, and how well it is maintained. Mild steel expanded metal sheet is susceptible to rust and corrosion, which can reduce its lifespan if left unchecked.
However, with proper maintenance and care, mild steel expanded metal sheet can last for many years. One way to prevent rust and corrosion is to apply a protective coating or finish to the surface of the sheet. Regular cleaning and inspection can also help to identify and address any areas of rust or damage before they become more serious.
It’s also important to consider the application and environment when determining the lifespan of mild steel expanded metal sheet. For example, if the sheet is used in a highly corrosive or humid environment, it may not last as long as it would in a dry, less corrosive environment. Similarly, if the sheet is exposed to heavy loads or impact, it may become damaged and need to be replaced more frequently.
Can I Paint This Mesh?
Yes, mild steel mesh can be painted. However, like any other metal surface, it’s important to properly prepare the mesh before painting to ensure good adhesion and a long-lasting finish.
Here are the steps to follow to paint mild steel mesh:
- Clean the surface: Use a wire brush or sandpaper to remove any rust, dirt, or debris from the surface of the mesh. This will help the paint adhere properly.
- Apply a primer: Apply a primer designed for metal surfaces to the mesh. The primer will help the paint adhere to the surface and provide an even finish. Allow the primer to dry according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Apply the paint: Apply a paint designed for metal surfaces to the mesh. Use a brush, roller, or spray gun to apply the paint, depending on the size and shape of the mesh. Apply two to three thin coats of paint, allowing each coat to dry before applying the next.
- Allow the paint to dry: Allow the paint to dry completely according to the manufacturer’s instructions before handling or installing the mesh.
Check out our blog ‘everything that you need to know about expanded metal mesh’ for more information on this large range of materials.
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