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Buy perforated sheet metal for quick delivery

Need to buy perforated sheet metal for your project but also need it delivered fast? At Arrow Metal we have an extensive range of ready-made perforated metal that we keep in stock for quick dispatch, so you can take delivery of your panels within days.

Our in-stock collection is the ideal solution to prevent project delays, for when you have a very tight timescale or need panels urgently due to changing specification. Simply choose one of our in-stock profiles, place and pay for your order before midday and we’ll ship it direct to you the next working day.

We’ve carefully curated our in-stock range of perforated metal panels to make sure there’s something to suit every type of project, giving architects and designers the reassurance of a fast-delivery option when it’s needed.

There are 18 different patterns, shapes including round hole and square and four base metals to choose from. All in-stock perforated metal orders will be precision cut to your specified sizes in our Silverwater factory.

Here’s a quick overview of the types of patterns and profiles we have available for immediate shipping:

In-stock aluminium perforated metal

Our in-stock aluminium perforated metal is grade 5005, a medium-strength metal that’s an all-rounder for most architectural uses, because of its good corrosion resistance and suitability for perforation, welding and anodising. It’s available in panel thickness of 1.6 mm, 2 mm or 3 mm and in round or square shape.

If you’re after round hole aluminium perforated metal, P210 is our smallest size profile featuring 2.4 mm staggered holes. For larger size holes, choose P252 (12.7 mm diameter) or P258 (19 mm). For square patterns, we have P418 – a straight arrangement in 11.1 mm square size.

Stock stainless steel perforated metal

We have both 304 and 316 grade stainless steel perforated panels ready to ship, in round hole pattern. 304 stainless steel is suitable for most everyday applications, whilst 316 is suited to projects in corrosive environments. Panel thickness ranges from 0.55 mm up to 2 mm, depending on which grade of stainless steel you need.

Pattern choices include P208, a fine perforation with 2 mm holes. And P226 – one of our most popular standard round shape profiles with 4.8 mm holes. If you need a perforated panel with a large solid area, try P214, which has just 11% open area percentage.

In-stock pre-galvanised perforated steel

Pre-galvanised steel is steel that has a zinc coating already applied, to protect against corrosion. Pre-galvanised steel offers long-life durability. We have pre-galvanised perforated steel panels in a range of patterns and panel sizes ready to ship, with the greatest choice of patterns in panel 1.6 mm thickness.

Round hole sizes range from the smallest 2 mm up to 12.7 mm. We also have pre-galvanised perforated steel in both our in-stock square pattern options: P412 8mm squares and P418 11.1mm squares.

In-stock perforated mild steel panels

Mild steel is a type of steel that’s known as ‘mild’ or ‘low carbon’ because it has a low carbon content. It’s a very strong metal but is also malleable and easy to machine, making it great for perforation and use in construction and architecture.

Our in-stock perforated mild steel panels are available in one to three mm thickness, in a range of round hole 2 mm to 19 mm diameter as well as standard square shape.

Special perforations: Raised hole perforated panels

We also have raised hole perforated metal panels ready to ship. These types of perforated panels are ideal for flooring and safety, combining anti-slip and drainage properties. Profile P520 features 14 mm diameter raised holes and 6.4 mm drain holes, and is available in pre-galvanised steel and stainless steel.

Help and advice when you buy perforated sheet metal

If you’re not sure which in-stock perforated metal profile is best for your project, talk to our expert team. We’ll advise which pattern, open area percentage, base metal and applicable finishes will give you the performance, durability and appearance you’re looking for.

Call us to chat through your project so we can get a good understanding of your metal needs before you place your order on (02) 9748 2200. Or send us an online enquiry here and we’ll get back to you quickly. You can also download our perforated metal brochure, which has full details of all our in-stock and made-to-order perforated metal panels.

Posted: October 31, 2020

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