Perforated Sheets

3 Traits of Perforated Sheets to Identify before Ordering from Your Manufacturer

Perforation of material is accomplished by using mechanical means to penetrate, or “punch”, through material surface, leaving behind a hole of particular size and shape. In practice, perforated material typically consists of flat sheets that are modified by creating recurring patterns of punched shapes. Implementation of perforated products into any project requires knowledge of the […]

Expertise and Information in the Metalex Resource Library

Metalex is proud to present our Resource Library. Since our founding in 1962, we have provided metal stamping solutions to clients across such diverse industries as automotive, railroad, and architecture, among many others. As a result, we have been involved in almost every aspect of the manufacturing and mechanical assembly process for decades. Our experience […]

The Benefits of Tread-Grip® Safety Grating

Safety in plants and facilities Safety is one of the most important issues in any plant or facility. The Federal Occupation Safety and Health Administration cited falls, especially from ladders and scaffoldings, as among the top 10 most frequent incidents in fiscal year 2013. According to the Center for Disease Control and the Bureau of […]


The Applications of Deck Span® Safety Grating

One of the most crucial considerations for a plant or facility is safety. Slips and falls are among the leading causes of workplace accidents. Ladders, scaffoldings, and equipment steps and platforms, especially in wet and slippery environments, can pose significant threats to worker safety. Safety grating is an essential element at any plant or facility. […]

Celebrating the New Merger between Metalex and Morton Manufacturing

We are proud to announce Metalex’s merger with Morton Manufacturing Company, an Illinois-based manufacturer of industrial safety grating and railroad running boards. At Metalex and Morton Manufacturing, we are under the umbrella of Jason Industries, parent company to a global group of leading manufacturers in the components, seating, finishing, and automotive acoustics markets. Moving forward both companies […]

Choosing the Right Perforated Metal Pattern

Perforated metal has applications in a wide spectrum of industries, ranging from pharmaceutical to construction. It is created through metal stamping and characterized by a pattern of holes in a sheet or strip of metal. Depending on its intended use, perforated metal comes in a number of standard, as well as a wide variety of […]