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10 Tips for Purchasing Perforated Metal

When buying perforated material, there are countless varieties of hole sizes, shapes, materials and gauges to specify which can affect the production process, quality, cost and lead-time of the finished product. Follow these 10 tips to purchase the right perforated product for your individual application: Material - Choose the proper material, thickness and finish that satisfies the challenges of the application’s environment. Corrosion resistance, EMI shielding requirements and appearance may be some considerations. Hole shape - There are many hole shapes, but round holes in general are most common, especially arranged in a 60° triangu… Read more

3 Uses of Architectural Products

Architectural products, like metal screens and infill panels, serve various purposes. All, however, are fabricated to meet practical requirements while fulfilling your creative vision as an architect, designer or brand manager, when you collaborate with Marco Specialty Steel. Learn more about architectural metal screens and an in-depth examination of three of their uses below. Architectural Metal Screens and Their Options The versatility of architectural metal screens allows them to offer multiple applications throughout different industries. Metal screen options tend to influence the use of an architectural metal screen the most. Bar grating, for example, is not ideal for separating minerals in comp… Read more

5 Common Architectural Wire Cloth Patterns

Wire cloth is often used for infill panels, metal facades and a number of other architectural applications. While there is an unlimited number of potential weave patterns, wire gauges and opening sizes, some combinations are more popular than others for architectural use. Read more

Top 10 Applications for Fabricated Metal in the Oil and Gas Industry

Custom-fitted metal elements create strength and safety throughout many industries, and they are particularly useful for meeting the demands of a heavy-duty business, such as oil and gas drilling and petrochemical processing and refinement. Operations typically continue 24 hours a day — and lose money if they don’t — so safety, function and efficiency must be constant priorities. A number of different professionals within the oil and gas industry, as well as other industries, can benefit from a deeper knowledge about the possibilities of fabricated metal. These professionals include: Company owners Maintenance individuals and teams Construction professionals Read more

Fiberglass Grating: Industries and Applications

FRP fiberglass grating is used in a range of different industries, where it is valued for its lightweight, durability and corrosion resistance. As a leading industrial fiberglass grating supplier, Marco Specialty Steel offers practical and architectural solutions for some of today’s most demanding markets. Keep reading to learn more about potential applications for our products. Available Products We offer two main types of industrial fiberglass grating: Open molding grating in various sizes and grid patterns. We work with a number of advanced materials, including food-grade polyester, that offer superior resistance to chemicals as well as high strength and protection from the elements. Pultrusion molding grating in T-bar or I-b… Read more