Perforated metal is also known as punch plate, perforated sheet, perforated plate, or perforated screen, is sheet metal. It has been manually or mechanically stamped or punched to create a pattern of holes, slots, or decorative shapes. Perforated metal sheets or punch plates are available in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium options. Also, our panels are available with a choice of hole size, pitch and thickness to suit all requirements. In addition, panels can also be cut-to-size and packaged in a way that suits each individual customer’s needs.

As well as our custom design service, Screen Systems also stock a high quality range of both perforated metal sheets / punch plate. All of which are available for rapid delivery.

perforated metal sheets

Punched plate metal has many uses such as:-

  • Aerospace: Nacelles, fuel filters, and air filters
  • Appliances: Dish washer strainers, microwave screens, dryer and washer drums, cylinders for gas burners, water heaters and heat pumps, and flame arrestors
  • Architectural: Stairs, Ceilings, Walls, Floors, Shades, Decorative, Sound absorption
  • Audio Equipment: Speaker grills
  • Automotive: Fuel filters, Speakers, Diffusers, Muffler guards, Protective radiator grills
  • Food Processing: Trays, Pans, Strainers, Extruders, Sifters
  • Furniture: Benches, Chairs, Shelves
  • Filtration: Filter screens, Filter tubes, Strainers for air, gas, and fluids, Dewatering filters,  Screens for sizing and separating
  • Enclosures: Noise reduction, Grilles, Diffusers, Ventilation
  • Industrial equipment: Conveyors, Dryers, Heat dispersion, Guards, Diffusers, EMI/RFI protection
  • Power generation: Intake and Exhaust manifold silencers
  • Mining: Screens
  • Retail: Displays, Shelving
  • Security: Screens, Walls, Doors, Ceilings, Guards
  • Lighting: Fixtures
  • Medical: Trays, Pans, Cabinets, Racks
  • Pollution control: Filters, Separators
  • Ships: filters, guards
  • Sugar processing: Centrifuge screens, backing screens, filter leaves, screens for dewatering and desanding, mud filter screens, diffuser drainage plates
All Sheets are 2000mm x 1000mm
Hole Dia
(R) mm
(T) mm
Area %
Sheet Thickness in mm
0.50 0.75 1.00 1.25 1.50 2.00 3.00
1.50 2.50 32.70
2.00 3.50 29.60 •  
3.00 5.00 32.70 •   •   •  
3.00 6.00 22.70
4.00 6.00 40.30
5.00 7.00 46.30
6.00 9.00 40.30 •   •   •  
8.00 12.00 40.30 •  
10.00 15.00 40.30 •   •  
12.00 16.00 51.00