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Perforated aluminum of varying configurations can be found in industrial cabinetry, in speaker covers, in architectural decorations and in a wide variety of other settings. Aluminum is often chosen over other metals for use as a raw material because of its favorable qualities. Read More…

Perforated Aluminum Perforated aluminum products are aluminum sheets that have been punched or stamped with holes in a pattern or sequence. Perforated aluminum is an important industrial, commercial and consumer utility, and it is applied in all kinds of contexts.
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Chicago, IL  |  800-621-0273

Accurate Perforating is a one-stop shop for complete perforated metal solutions. We can perforate, fabricate and finish almost any metal for almost any use. Whether you need perforated aluminum, carbon steel, galvanized, stainless steel, or copper; in perforated sheets, coils, parts or finished components; or architectural metal, decorative metal, railings, facades or sunscreens — with the widest range of thickness, hole size or pattern — we’re the perforated sheet manufacturer you can trust.

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Accurate Perforating Company, Inc. $$$

Tamaqua, PA  |  888-218-2260

Here at Remaly Manufacturing Company, Inc. we aim to exceed your expectations. Our teams utilize the most efficient manufacturing processes and we strive to provide you with the highest quality solutions. All of our products are pre-tested and we work with you to determine the best perforated metals for your applications.

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Remaly Manufacturing Company, Inc. $$$

Carbondale, PA  |  800-225-7373

We are metal perforators with capabilities to produce unlimited patterns from standard to intricate configurations in round, square, oval and rectangular shapes.

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Hendrick Manufacturing Company $$$

Ada, MI  |  888-869-5736

Perforated Tubes is the pioneer of much of modern perforated tube technology. Our products are used in industries such as aerospace, automotive, architectural, filtration systems, aviation and paper. Our expert design and engineering staff can help you solve complex issues to come up with a part that works for you. A variety of metals, construction options, and special finishes are available.

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Perforated Tubes, Inc. $$$

El Monte, CA  |  626-443-7121

Here at VACCO Industries, we can create custom perforated metal products, and our engineers will abide to your exact requests. These top of the line products are affordable, and we work hard to make all of our products with precision techniques

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VACCO Industries, Inc. $$$
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Corrosion and heat resistance, strength, durability and a number of other superior physical qualities make aluminum the material of choice for the construction of perforated metal sheets and screens in many situations.

Aluminum can also make an excellent drain covering because of its resistance to rusting. Perforated aluminum can be used for the construction of colanders and other food preparation utilities like spoons, ladles and cheese graters. It is also used for decorative wall paneling, for indoor and outdoor furniture and for many other purposes.

The metal perforation process is quite simple, though fully automated perforation machinery can be somewhat complex. In either case, the process begins with a metal sheet that is fed into perforation equipment.

There are two main ways in which perforations are created in metal sheets. Depending on the desired size and shape of the perforations, specially designed perforating tools must be installed in perforation equipment.

Once designed and installed, the tool is used to impart the new shapes upon the metal sheet as it is passed through the equipment. Depending on the level of automation and the size and capacity of the equipment, perforation runs can produce newly perforated sheets in very high volumes or in small volumes.

A perforator can feature several carefully-shaped perforation tools on a rolling beam; this method can still be considered punching because the tools on the beam punch out metal shapes.

As an aluminum sheet is forced under the roller, the turning of the beam exposes the sheet to the perforation tools, which punch their shape into the aluminum. Other configurations involve a press that is affixed with perforation tools.

The press is retractable and perforates the aluminum sheet when it is extended. Metal perforating processes can be manually operated, but with recent developments in CNC technology, computer controlled perforating machines have allowed for the high-volume creation of high quality perforated metal products. Aluminum perforations can be produced by both methods.

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