Fencing, Grating, Braais and More for Municipal Parks

City and municipal parks managers looking for a safe, cost effective method for cordoning off public parks need look no further. Expanded mesh metal products have the potential to be used in a number of park-related contexts, from providing secure barriers, being used as bridges and walkways over muddy areas to grids for braais. expanded metal is an extremely useful material. Not only is expanded metal versatile, it has a number of other benefits as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Mentex Expanded Metal a Top Performer in Automotive Industry Stillages

Mentex 43 expanded metal plays a key role in the manufacture of stillages for the automotive manufacturing industry by Pretoria-based SNS Engineering.

Stillages are generally used to convey parts and materials around manufacturing facilities. A stillage is like a pallet or skid but with a cage, sides or some form of support specifically tailored to the material it is intended to carry. Some stillages are designed to be stackable. Read the rest of this entry »

Andrew Mentis Reports Increasing Interest in Expanded Metal Products

The South African industrial market is paying increasing attention to the unlimited potential applications served by expanded metal.

Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager of leading engineering and manufacturing company Andrew Mentis, says this interest is being sparked by the confidence engendered by expanded metal’s inherent structural integrity, which is not compromised during the manufacturing process. Read the rest of this entry »

Expanded Metal Still Popular Choice for Specifiers

Few products can claim to be as versatile as expanded metal, largely as a result of the reliability, durability and economy represented by the simple idea of slitting and expanding a solid sheet of metal into a lattice of diamond-shaped meshes. Read the rest of this entry »

The Enduring Popularity of Expanded Metal

Durable, dependable and incredibly versatile, expanded metal continues to top the popularity polls with both designers and specifiers. First manufactured by Andrew Mentis, one of the country’s foremost engineering and manufacturing companies based in Elandsfontein, expanded metal is now available in a variety of sizes and materials. Read the rest of this entry »

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