Architectural Metal

The team at Metalex frequently works with architects and contractors, providing them with the high-strength, reliable expanded and perforated metal solutions they need to ensure optimal performance, aesthetics, and safety.

Click on the circles in our interactive infographic below to see how our metal products are used in building and architectural applications.

Libertyville, IL 60048 P: 847.362.5400 | Toll Free: 877.667.8634 (Outside Chicago Area) | F: (847) 362-7939 | Ceiling Panels Metalex's perforatedmetal is the optimal choice for ceiling panels allowing for air to be evenly distributed and for reducing undesirable noise. Barrier Mesh Expanded metal barriermesh by Metalex is used to provide strength and securityinside walls. Barrier mesh protects against break-ins and break-outs and keeps people and facilities safe and secure.

Barrier Mesh/Security Mesh

These high-strength, flexible expanded metal mesh barriers are used to protect against break-ins and break-outs and keep people, equipment, and facilities safe and secure.

Key features include:

  • Lightweight design
  • Great versatility
  • Maintenance-free construction
  • Energy-saving properties
  • Cost-efficiency
  • High durability; can withstand strong winds

Ideal for any application requiring heightened levels of security, our barrier mesh products are often used in the following settings:

  • Retail stores
  • Hospitals
  • Government buildings
  • Courthouses
  • Police stations

Ceiling Ducts

We offer perforated metal ceiling ducts, which can be customized to exact architectural and design specifications. Allowing for an aesthetically pleasing, sleek appearance, these ducts offer the following benefits:

  • Even distribution of air throughout a room or facility
  • Reduced noise levels, allowing for a calmer, more comfortable environment
  • Enhanced aesthetic value of the space

Architectural Metal Applications

Used in both interior and exterior architectural jobs, our expanded and perforated metal solutions are ideal for following applications:

  • Architectural fencing
  • Ceiling and wall lighting
  • Ceiling panels
  • Column covers
  • Doors and cabinet doors
  • Drive and sidewalk gates
  • Facades
  • Fire escapes
  • In-fill panels
  • Interior design
  • Building cladding
  • Interior partitions and barriers
  • Light diffusers
  • Lighting enclosures
  • Lockers
  • Office dividers
  • Privacy screening
  • Radiator covers
  • Revolving door grating
  • Screening
  • Building facades
  • Signage
  • Sunscreens
  • Sunshades
  • Topiary walls
  • Walkways, mezzanines, and stairways
  • Window, door, and skylight guards

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Since 1961, Metalex has been providing top-quality expanded and perforated metal solutions for architects, contractors, and fabricators. Our products can be found in some of the largest, most renowned facilities in the country, and we’re proud to play a part in this dynamic, ever-evolving industry.

To learn more about our architectural metal or discuss options for your unique application, reach out to the team today.