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The Designers, Specifiers and Buyers Handbook of Perforated Metals

The Designers, Specifiers and Buyers Handbook of Perforated Metals is an IPA publication developed as a resource for its member companies and their customers. It's a straightforward, helpful guide to perforated metal design as well as specifications.

For a printed copy of the Designers, Specifiers and Buyers Handbook for Perforated Metals or a copy of the IPA video, Contact IPA or Submit a Literature Request Online.


Review the Perf Handbook

Chapter 1:
Strength of Perforated Metals

Chapter 2:
Elastic Properties of Perforated Metals

Chapter 3:
How Perforated Metals are Used in Acoustics

Chapter 4:
EMI Shielding Effectives of Perforated Metals

Chapter 5:
Pressure Loss Through Perforated Plate 
(Air & Fluid)

Chapter 6:
Good Reasons for Calling in Your Perforator

Chapter 7:
Perforated Metal, Expanded Metal or Wire Cloth

Chapter 8:
Checklist of Perforating Cost Influences

Chapter 9:
Checklist of Ordering Perforated Metal

Chapter 10:
IPA Trade Practices


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