Perforated Metal

perforated metal Perforated Metal Products

Perforated metal offers an extremely versatile solution for companies in numerous industries. Perforated metal sheet products are manufactured with the use of punches or presses that produce slots, bars, holes or other patterns in the metal. Perforation may be constructed for functional purposes, such as making the product more adaptable to the manufacturer’s performance requirements or to enhance the appearance of the finished product. Our perforated metal is versatile and functional in all architectural applications. Our knowledgeable staff can use your blueprints to make print takeoffs to aid in your project.


Perforated Metal Hole Patterns

Marco stocks and fabricates a wide variety of perforated metal that have very different hole patterns and openings. Each have their own benefits and specific applications. We have stock lists for round and square holes, and if you are looking for more spec sheets go to our perforated metal resource section.

round hole perforated metal

Round Holes: see tables

Round hole perforated metal is the most popular because of its versatility and broad selection of gauges, diameters and material choices. Round hole metal offers the ideal combination of affordability, ease-of-use and minimal maintenance requirements. No matter what kind of project you need perforated metal for, this pattern can be custom punched to fit your exact sizes and specifications. Read more…

square hole perforated metal

Square Holes: see tables

The square hole perforated metal sheet from Marco Specialty Steel is aesthetically pleasing and works well in architectural applications. Square hole metal offers a high strength-to-weight ratio along with a larger open area than many other metal hole types. Even though the square holes allow more material or air to pass through, this kind of perforated metal is still sturdy and easy to maintain. Square hole patterns are available in a straight line or staggered. Read more…

slotted hole perforated metal

Slotted Holes:

Slotted holes are more oblong and look like an oval or rectangle when they are custom-punched. Slotted hole perforated metal is designed specifically for materials and airflow to pass through without making the metal less reliable and sturdy. We offer slotted perforated metal sheets for numerous applications including vents, filters, diffusers, speaker grilles and many others. This pattern type is very flexible and can be formed into unique shapes. Read more…

ornamental decorative perforated metal

Ornamental / Decorative:

Ornamental / decorative hole perforated metal is different than standard punch due to its unusual patterns. Our ornamental/decorative perforated metal is available in a vast variety of hole shapes, gauges and materials in straight and staggered patterns. Use ornamental perforated metal sheets for applications such as walls and partitions, screens, vents and diffusers. The decorative patterns have many architectural benefits. Read more…

custom punch perforated metal

Custom Perforations, or Custom Punching:

Do you need a hole pattern that is different than our stock sheets, or a metal sheet with notches or cut-outs? Custom punching is available when you need a certain open area, aesthetics or cost-saving solutions for specific application requirements not found in stock perforated sheets. We manufacture custom perforated sheets to eliminate waste, give the precise fluid or airflow, more. Read more…

architectural perforated metal

Architectural Perforated Metal:

Perforated sheet metal has a large impact on the architectural world. Its ability to be molded, cut and punched into almost any form gives architects and engineers the ability to create functional and beautiful spaces. We have a photo gallery specifically for architectural applications of our products in case you need ideas for your construction design. Read more…

If you would like more information, please feel free to reference our perforated metal term glossary, browse our perforated metal spec information, download one of our perforated metal spec sheets from the resource section, or contact a Marco Specialty Steel representative for assistance.

General Perforated Metal Benefits

custom perforated cylinder
Custom Perforated Cylinder

Perforated sheet metal and other perforated metal variations offer numerous benefits. It’s easy to form the metal into shape and configuration for your project specifications. It is also simple to install, which saves time and labor. Perforated metal provides an attractive appearance for applications where aesthetic appeal is important, and you can even paint it or apply a zinc coating for extra corrosion protection.

Perforated steel sheet is an extremely durable product that will deliver long-lasting performance in the most challenging environmental conditions.

Perforated metal is available in a wide variety of thicknesses to suit any manufacturing application. It features excellent sound abatement, making it a good choice for buildings and areas where noise reduction is essential. Perforated metal’s size accuracy increases the likelihood of a successful outcome for your projects. Finally, perforated metal offers strong resistance against abrasion, which works well in settings where extensive contact with the metal product occurs.

We can customize unlimited patterns from standard to intricate configurations in a variety of shapes.

What Are the Applications for Perforated Metal Sheet?

View Designers-Perforated-Metal-Handbook
Designers Perforated Metal Handbook

Industries such as pharmaceuticals, agriculture, construction, food processing, retail, electrical and HVAC make use of perforated sheet metal products for a wide range of applications, including:

  • Filtration and screening
  • Shelving
  • Vessel internal components
  • Ventilation
  • Acoustic paneling
  • Lighting fixtures
  • Electronic enclosures
  • Infill panels for stairwells, mezzanines, building or parking garage facades
  • Farm equipment
  • Appliances
  • Speaker grilles
  • Retail store displays and fixtures
perforated metal wall cladding
Perforated Metal Wall Cladding
fabricated perforated metal cylinder
Fabricated Perforated Metal Cylinder
perforated metal cone strainer
Perforated Metal Cone Strainer
perforated metal airport screen
Perforated Metal Airport Screen

Marco Can Meet Your Perforated Metal Product Needs

As one of the top perforated steel sheet suppliers in the United States, Marco Specialty Steel can serve the needs of companies in a wide range of industries. Our extensive stock inventory includes:

  • Carbon perforated metal: We provide carbon perforated metal in various grades, including A36 and 1018 Mild, 1144 Stress-proof equivalent, 12L14 Free Machining, A366/1008 Alloy, A513 Alloy and 8620 Alloy.
  • Stainless steel perforated metal: We offer perforated stainless steel sheet metal that works well for applications requiring superior corrosion resistance. You’ll find numerous stainless steel grades consisting of more than 10.5% chromium.
  • Galvanized perforated metal: Our galvanized steel products feature a high-performance zinc coating that provides excellent protection against the relentless forces of corrosion.
  • Aluminum perforated metal: Our perforated metal inventory includes an assortment of aluminum materials including Aluminum 3003, Aluminum 5052, 6061-T6 Aluminum and 6063 Aluminum.
  • Ornamental perforated metal: We offer ornamental perforated metal products that enable easy shape-altering for decorative applications.
  • Architectural perforated metal: Architectural perforated metal is often the best option for architects, engineers and other design professionals who need a versatile metal product for their projects.

You can purchase one sheet or coil of perforated metal or thousands — whatever your company requires. Our stock perforated metal is available with round, square or slotted perforations and in various metal thicknesses. We also offer specialized perforated metal accessories for your custom needs.

We Specialize in Perforated Metal Fabricationperforated metal fabrication

Our expansive in-house fabrication shop can provide a custom perforated metal solution for all your specialty applications. Weather you need perforated sheets cut to specific measurements, welded, or bent into odd shapes we are here to help. This includes custom punching to produce holes of different sizes in various widths and thicknesses in any pattern.

You can upload your drawings or specifications. Just let us know what you need, and our expert custom fabrication team can provide the high-precision custom perforated metal sheet with holes that meet your requirements.

Why Trust Marco for Your Perforated Metal Products?

While there are many perforated metal sheet suppliers that would be happy to sell you a product, few can match Marco when it comes to reliable, attentive customer support. Whether you’re purchasing a product from our stock inventory or require a custom perforated metal solution, our goal is to complete your project as fast as possible. Our turnaround time is among the fastest in the industry.

You will also be served by a team of sales specialists, engineers, architects and other steel industry professionals who are committed to providing the high-quality results you deserve. We’ve been in business since 1992, and our mission has never changed: our extensive experience ensures a reliable perforated metal product that will serve you well for a long time to come.

Are you ready to order but need more information to help with your purchase? View or download our 10 Tips for Purchasing Perforated Metal that you can find in our resources section.

custom perforated wall cladding
Custom Perforated Wall Cladding

Contact Us to Learn More About Your Perforated Metal Product Options

Feel free to contact Marco Specialty Steel to learn more about how our stock and custom perforated metal product offerings can benefit your industrial operation, and please let us know about any specific customization requirements or special requests. We’ll also be happy to provide a no-obligation quote and help with your ordering process. If you need assistance calculating the open area, contact one of our friendly representative and we’d be happy to assist you.

At Marco Specialty Steel, we’re all about three things: Quality, Speed and Reliability.