HEAVY DUTY EXPANDED METAL

HEAVY DUTY EXPANDED METAL

Heavy Duty Expanded Metal is strong enough to be used as grating for short span dimension and foot traffic applications. It can also be used in other applications such as fencing, screens, guards, and stairs. If you are planning to use our Heavy Duty Expanded Metal as grating for foot traffic, please refer to load table shown below. 

Expanded Metal Terminology and Order Instructions

Heavy Duty Expanded Metal
Style Sheet Size Size of Openings
(inches)
C-C of Bond
(in inches)
Strand
(in inches)
Part Number
  SWD * LWD SWD LWD SWD LWD 96″>Width Thick  
4.0 lbs 8 FT * 4 FT 0.938 3.438 1.33 5.33 0.300 0.215 XHD400
4.27 lbs. 8 FT * 4 FT 1.000 2.875 1.41 4.00 0.300 0.250 XHD427
5 lbs. 8 FT * 4 FT 0.813 3.375 1.33 5.33 0.331 0.250 XHD500
7 lbs. 8 FT * 4 FT 0.813 3.375 1.41 5.33 0.391 0.318 XHD700
Heavy Duty Expanded Metal Load Chart
Style Type of Load & Deflection 24″ Span 36″ Span 48″ Span
4.0 lb U   350 lbs. 150 lbs. 50 lbs.
    D 0.24″ 0.245″ 0.25″
  C   440 lbs. 220 lbs. 100 lbs.
    D 0.25″ 0.25″ 0.25″
4.27 lb U   500 lbs. 165 lbs. 60 lbs.
    D 0.245″ 0.245″ 0.25″
  C   400 lbs. 225 lbs. 100 lbs.
    D 0.25″ 0.24″ 0.25″
5.0 lb U   600 lbs. 175 lbs. 100 lbs.
    D 0.24″ 0.24″ 0.25″
  C   540 lbs. 310 lbs. 100 lbs.
    D 0.245″ 0.25″ 0.25″
7.0 lb U   800 lbs. 400 lbs. 165 lbs.
    D 0.21″ 0.25″ 0.24″
  C   800 lbs. 350 lbs. 175 lbs.
    D 0.22″ 0.24″ 0.25″
  NOTE: U = Uniform Load in Lbs/Sq.Ft.   C = Concentrated Load in Lbs./Sq.Ft.  D = Deflection in Inches

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Monday 7:30 am > 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am > 5:00 pm
Wendsday 7:30 am > 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am > 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am > 5:00 pm

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Mailing Address

Robertson Grating Products Inc.
PO Box 4248
Tualatin, OR 97062