Expanded metal is utilized in a range of applications, and intermediate mesh offers flexibility in a range of materials.

Expanded metal is simply one of the most versatile products available, as it can be used for diverse applications. Expanded metal is available in infinite patterns and offers many advantages for professionals across countless industries. Furthermore, the materials from which expanded metal can be made are equally abundant.

Since expanded metal cannot easily be cut due to its high tensile and impact strength, it’s a highly adaptable and beneficial solution to many of your needs. Our expanded metal products are available in a wide variety of sizes, and can be implemented differently.

Intermediate mesh is one of the many types of expanded metal available, and is a commonly used product due to the benefits it provides. Its applications and advantages aren’t the only factors that make it so versatile; intermediate mesh also is available in a range of materials including cold rolled steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and copper. Typical patterns of intermediate mesh include ½” to ¾” SWD.

Technical Info

Intermediate Mesh
1/2" #16 Standard
Intermediate Mesh
1/2" #16 Flat
Intermediate Mesh
3/4" #13 Standard
Intermediate Mesh
3/4" #13 Flat

Carbon

Number Style LBS./CSF Design
SWD
Size
LWD
Overall
Thickness
Open
Area
FS16 1/2" - #16 - Standard 86 0.500 1.200 0.175 65%
FF16 1/2" - #16 - Flat 82 0.500 1.250 0.050 63%
FS13 1/2" - #13 - Standard 147 0.500 1.200 0.204 57%
FF13 1/2" - #13 - Flat 140 0.500 1.250 0..078 52%
FS11 1/2" - #11 - STANDARD 208 ** ** ** **
FF11 1/2" - #11 - FLAT 198 ** ** ** **
HF13 5/8" - #13 - FLAT 102 0.625 1.5000 ** **
HS11 5/8" - #11 - STANDARD 164 0.625 1.5000 ** **
KS16 3/4" - #16 - STANDARD 54 0.923 2.000 0.210 78%
KF16 3/4" - #16 - FLAT 51 0.923 2.100 0.048 74%
KF14 3/4" - #14 - FLAT 63 0.923 2.100 0.061 74%
KS13 3/4" - #13 - STANDARD 80 0.923 2.000 0.205 76%
KF13 3/4" - #13 - FLAT 75 0.923 2.100 0.070 68%
KS10 3/4" - #10 (13 GA.) - STANDARD 120 0.923 2.000 0.290 72%
KF10 3/4" - #10 (13 GA.) - FLAT 114 0.923 2.100 0.070 68%
LS16 1" - #16 - STANDARD 44 1.000 2.400 0.192 82%
LF16 1" - #16 - FLAT 41 1.000 2.500 0.050 78%
MS16 1 1/2" - #16 - STANDARD 40 1.330 3.000 0.230 85%
MF16 1 1/2" - #16 - FLAT 38 1.330 3.200 0.048 83%

Intermediate Mesh Applications

Intermediate mesh is flexible and strong, offering a solution that is unrivaled in terms of cost efficiency. Intermediate mesh is also unique in that so many industries make use of it on a daily basis. In fact, you’ll find intermediate mesh in homes and businesses, schools and restaurants, and many locations in between.

Specifically, some of the many applications for this type of expanded metal include lockers, chimney caps, vents, patio furniture, grilles, and so much more.