Standards for Expanded Metal: Selection, Manufacture, & Application

to take this course

In this one-hour course, design professionals will learn about expanded metal, focusing on its manufacture, installation, and application. It will give in-depth knowledge of existing standards and manufacture tolerances as suggested by the Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association. By the end of this course, design professionals will be able to specify expanded metal using industry standards to create sustainable and stylish metal applications.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain what expanded metal is and how it is manufactured, including various materials, designs, and applications
  2. Recall standards put forth by the Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association regarding specifications and manufacturing tolerances so that expanded metal is installed properly and safely
  3. Illustrate how expanded metal is a sustainable material that can be used to apply for LEED credits for recyclable material and local resources
  4. Apply new knowledge to specify and install expanded metal according to EMMA standards so that new expanded metal applications are safe and accessible for future occupants
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(05) Metals
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Applicable Credits