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Expanded metal patterns and profiles

When specifying expanded metal for walkways, industrial or architectural applications, its important to understand how the different aspects of the profile are identified.

Expanded metal is identified using a number of specialised terms.

Product Codes utilise a combination of sheet thickness and strand width to identify the profile.
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Expanded Metal Definitions


Long Way Mesh (LWM)
The distance from a point on the knuckle to a corresponding point on the following knuckle, measured across the Long Way. This distance is also sometimes referred to as the pitch.

Short Way Mesh (SWM)
The distance from a point on the knuckle to a corresponding point on the following knuckle, measured across the Short Way.

Long Way Opening (LWO)
Long Way of Opening, the distance measured from the inside of the knuckle across to the inside of the knuckle.

Short Way Opening (SWO)
Short Way of Opening, the distance measured from inside of the knuckle across to the inside of the knuckle.

Knuckle
The intersection of two strands; it is always equivalent to the width of two strands.

Overall Thickness
The actual measurement of the thickness of the mesh measured at the knuckle. (Dimension A)



Walkway Mesh WM50080
WM50080 Profile information
WM50110 Walkway Mesh
WM50110
WM50075 Walkway Mesh
WM50075 Profile Information
WM50105 Walkway Mesh
WM50105 Profile Information
WM5055 Walkway Mesh
WM50055 Profile Information

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