Expanded Metals for Sunscreening

Installation of Locker expanded metal provides many options for full or partial shielding from light, while maintaining airflow.

Expanded metal also brings aesthetic advantages through infinite permutations of colour, finish and scale.

All these factors combined with strength, rigidity, ease of maintenance and fire-proof properties make Locker Expanded Metal the perfect solution for a vast range of screening applications.

The chart below shows the exact level of screening, relative to the angle of sunlight. The sun screening effect is similar to that of a louvre blind.

Expanded Metal for Sunscreening
Expanded metal sun screening effect graph

Data calculated using a camera operating with continuous light beams to simulate sunlight at indicated angles.

Maximum Achievable Open Area by Pattern

Broadway80%
Marais78%
Berg75%
Soho XL50%
Garston58%
Chelsea46%
Expo43%
Navigli20%
expanded metals dimensions

Locker is a UK based supplier of architectural wire mesh products certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2015 and Achilles 'Building Confidence' Level 4.

With comprehensive in house 3D design facilities we are able to offer a complete package from development of the architectural wire mesh specification through design, fabrication, supply and installation of the finished screens.

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