Category Archives: Filter Media Support

Applications made possible by using Expanded Metal

In 2009, three researchers, Dimas Smith from the Universidad Francisco de Miranda, Carlos Graciano and Gabriela Martinez from the Universidad Simon Bolivar published a paper that discuss the use of expanded metal in engineering applications. While some of the applications discussed were widely known, we appreciated the...
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Imitation best form of flattery?

There is an old saying that imitation is the best form of flattery and while it may be true in some cases, in the world of manufacturing that is not always the case. For instance Dexmet takes great pride in developing quality expanded material for their client base....
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What effect does tarnish on copper have on product parameters?

This is one of the more common questions that we are asked. Customers are primarily concerned with adhesion and surface resistance. Does the surface resistance increase with increased tarnish levels?  Will epoxy adhere to a tarnished copper surface? To try and provide an answer, we undertook some...
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Dexmet speeding up the development cycle for 2012

[caption id="attachment_143" align="alignleft" width="288" caption="AgieCharmilles Cut 30 P"][/caption] Dexmet has brought the capability of Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) technology in-house to quicken the development process and provide better turnaround time to its customers.  The new...
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Dexmet offers corrugated expanded material to client base

Dexmet now offers a new process variation of corrugating their precision expanded materials. This process variation was developed for high-performance applications that require the expanded material to be much thicker or larger, that require more surface area and better cross-directional flow. Dexmet continues to apply new process variations...
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Implementing Expanded Metal Into Your Manufacturing Process

One of the questions that we frequently get from customers is, “We’re having trouble out in the shop working with your expanded metal mesh.  Is there anything I can do to make it easier for my manufacturing people?”  Fortunately, the answer is, “Yes, there is.” But let’s...
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