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Ferrier Wire and Design Metals offers a wide variety of wire mesh (weavemesh and weldmesh), perforated metals (design and round hole pattern) and expanded metals for use in a wide variety of industrial, architectural and design applications.  Please contact us to see if we can assist you with your requirements and or would be interested being the subject of a blog post.

5 Uses Of Perforated Metal

October 13, 2022

When it comes to fabricated metals, there are myriad options in the market, ranging from wire meshes and sheet metal to perforated metal and many more. Coming to the latter, perforated metal is a metal sheet that has been punched with a series of holes. The holes can be round, square, or any other shape and can be spaced close together or far apart. These metals are widely used in a variety of industries. 5 such applications will be examined below.


Applications of perforated metal.


Vehicle Grill
Perforated metal is a great material to use in vehicle grills. It is strong and durable, yet allows for air to pass through. This makes it ideal for use in grilles, as it allows the engine to breathe while still protecting it from debris. Apart from grilles, it is also used in mufflers, tread plates, ventilation screens, and more, as the perforation also lowers the weight of the vehicle. 

The most common use for perforated metal is to create screen panels. These panels have plenty of aesthetic, and architectural applications. Allowing the flow of light and offering extreme durability, these metal panels are a great sustainable alternative for glass and other decorative materials. 

Noise Control
Noise control is an important aspect of many industries, as it can help create a more pleasant work environment and minimize the health risks associated with exposure to loud noise. There are a variety of ways that perforated metal can be used for noise control. One common method involves lining walls or ceilings with acoustic foam covered with perforated metal. This will help reduce the amount of noise that is reflected in the room. It will also help absorb some of the noise that manages to escape.

Food Processing
Perforated metal is commonly used in food processing as a screen or filter, as well as for producing various other food products such as bread, baked goods, meats, and more. Hence, it is an integral part of this sector.

Retail Sector
The retail sector is one of the most important markets for perforated metal. Perforated metal is used in a variety of retail applications, including store fixtures, shelving, and displays. 

Ferrier Wire Good Company Inc. offers steel meshes, copper meshes, chicken wire, and more, apart from textured sheet metal and decorative panels. To know more about these products, contact us today.


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