Perforated Plate Basics

Modern architecture leverages a broad range of building materials to improve both functionality and appearance. Perforated metal plates are increasingly seen as an excellent option for both. Accurate Perforating, a leader in perforated plate design, has the skills, expertise and resources to help you get the most out of your design. When it comes to perforated steel plates or plates of any other material, working with Accurate means that you're working with the highest-quality plates available. 

Characteristics of Perforated Plates

Perforated plates give architects and engineers a great deal of flexibility for creating buildings and machinery. Their versatility and wide variety of shapes and patterns allow them to serve numerous purposes, from amplifying aesthetics to improving ventilation. These plates are an excellent choice for applications across multiple industries.

  • Perforated plates are panels crafted with rows of perforations
  • Highly versatile building materials
  • Visually appealing material
  • Available in varying weights, styles, shapes, and levels of corrosion resistance

Perforated Plate Applications

Thanks to the extensive customization capabilities at Accurate Perforating, we can deliver solutions to fit almost any type of project. No matter what you want the perforated metal to accomplish, we can get it done. The many uses for perforated plates include:

  • Building design, architecture, and decorative artwork
  • Machinery ventilation that allows heat to escape while protecting machine interiors
  • Increased airflow in a building
  • Industrial filtration: aluminum and stainless steel perforated plates are excellent for filtering food products and keeping mechanical equipment clean
  • Acoustical applications, including controlling sound outside and reducing echoes indoors
  • Balancing natural light and shade, allowing the ideal amount of light into the building
  • Providing privacy by limiting visibility, while allowing in light, sound and airflow
  • Improving building appearance by giving the façade a texture that cannot be achieved with other materials

Options for Perforated Plates

Accurate Perforating Company offers multiple options to meet your specifications. This includes:

  • Hot Roll Steel (such as ASTM A36)
  • Stainless Steel
  • Aluminum

Perforated plate has several benefits including:

  • Durability: Perforated plate is strong and can withstand heavier loads which makes it more resistant to wear and tear
  • Lower Maintenance: With stainless and aluminum, the metal does not rust or corrode easily which thus requires minimal maintenance. It’s a popular option especially in harsh environments including oil and gas and chemical processing
  • Hot roll carbon perforated plate, to the ASTM A36 standard, has a high strength to weight ratio and good formability
  • Infinitely Recyclable: Like all metal, our perforated plate is 100% recyclable making it an environmentally friendly choice

Size and Gauge Options

As a custom manufacturer, we have a wide range of sizes and gauges we perforate plate in. This includes:

  • 3/16”
  • ¼”
  • 5/16”
  • 3/8”
  • ½”
  • Widths from 48” up through 120”
  • Lengths up to 240”

From perforated stainless-steel plates to perforated aluminum plates, we work with several metals ideal for your application. We also offer multiple options for style and finishing. We provide you with standard or customized hole configurations with the right size holes for your application. As expert perforated plate suppliers, we are happy to lend you our expertise.

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