Sun Shade & Micro-Mesh

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Return to our 'Expanded Metals' page, or browse our 'Expanded Metal Grating', 'Sun Shade & Micro-Mesh' and 'Expanded Mini-Mesh' pages for product specs of each type. Be sure to view the 'Expanded Solutions Process' page for a technical overview of the process and terminology.

STEEL - SUN SHADE
STYLE Lbs. Per
100 Sq. Ft.
Design Size
(Inches)
Opening Size
(Inches)
Strand Size
(Inches)
Overall
Thickness
(Inches)
SWD LWD SWO LWO Width Thick-
ness
1/2"-#20 .990 .600 1.20 .406 .937 .200 .036 .214
1/2"-#18 1.350 .600 1.20 .375 .937 .200 .048 .214
1/2"-#16 1.650 .600 1.20 .375 .937 .200 .060 .214
1 1/2"-#20 Lt. 1.12 1.260 3.00 .687 2.375 .500 .036 .500
1 1/2"-#20 Hvy. 1.36 1.470 3.00 .625 2.375 .630 .036 .625
1 1/2"-#16 Lt. 1.84 1.350 3.00 .750 2.375 .500 .060 .625
1 1/2"-#16 Hvy. 2.27 1.480 3.00 .578 2.375 .630 .060 .750
 
ALUMINUM - SUN SHADE
STYLE Lbs. Per
100 Sq. Ft.
Design Size
(Inches)
Opening Size
(Inches)
Strand Size
(Inches)
Overall
Thickness
(Inches)
SWD LWD SWO LWO Width Thick-
ness
5/16"-.040 STD .380 .280 .600 .120 .489 .100 .040 .103
1/2"-.050 .480 .600 1.20 .375 .938 .200 .050 .219
1/2"-.080 .770 .600 1.20 .375 .938 .200 .080 .219
1 1/2"-.050 Lt. .580 1.260 3.00 .563 2.125 .500 .050 .500
1 1/2"-.050 Hvy. .650 1.470 3.00 .625 2.125 .675 .050 .675
1 1/2"-.080 Lt. .880 1.300 3.00 .563 2.125 .500 .080 .625
1 1/2"-.080 Hvy. 1.050 1.500 3.00 .531 2.125 .675 .080 .750
 
STEEL* - MICRO-MESH
STYLE Lbs. Per
100 Sq. Ft.
Design Size
(Inches)
Opening Size
(Inches)
Strand Size
(Inches)
Overall
Thickness
(Inches)
SWD LWD SWO LWO Width Thick-
ness
AEM - 101 .066 .042 .077 .034 .062 .005 .010 .005
AEM - 102 .033 .084 .187 .075 .140 .005 .010 .005
AEM - 103 .1587 .140 .225 .090 .160 .025 .050 .005
See also our section on Mini-Mesh
* Also available in aluminum, copper, silver, stainless steel and gold.