Carbon Steel: Expanded metal is lightly oiled and requires cleaning before final finish using acid or solvent bath with a water rinse.
Aluminum: Clean with a non-etching chemical or detergent, then rinse and dry thoroughly. A wax or non-wax base cleaner can be used.
Protective coating of zinc; may have a rough uneven appearance. Not applicable to patterns smaller than 1/4”.
Zinc finish applied to sheets to provide weather resistance.
Remove burrs and sharp edges by wire brushing 9”-72” SWD, 50”-150” LWD. Not all styles will be deburred.
A plane of the sheet leveled without flattening strands or bonds.