Perforated metals can control the passage of air, liquid, light, solids, heat, electromagnetic waves, and sound waves.
With these abilities, perforated metals are often found many OEM applications:
- Some OEM Applications:
- clothes washer and dryer drums
- speaker covers
- automotive grills
- exhaust components
- airplane engine silencers
- grain dryers
- microwave ovens
- computer cabinets
In addition to OEM applications, perforated metals are also used for their aesthetics in architectural and design applications such as facades, fixtures, and privacy panels.
As seen in the table below, there are a variety of industries which use perforated materials for their various functions.