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Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Lightning Strike Protection Material for Aircraft

Dexmet materials are configured to exceed lightning protection standards and verification test methods when implemented in aircraft surfaces and components. All configurations minimize weight while maximizing conductivity. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid is a superior alternative to woven wire

A superior alternative to woven wire, our precision expanded metals are used in a wide variety of applications that require an open-area product. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Power Applications for our Expanded Metal Foils

Versatile expanded metal foils for primary & secondary batteries, fuel cells, and electrolysis equipment. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Exceeding your battery performance with MicroGrid

MicroGrid®; unique 3D geometry of expanded mesh provides the surface area for optimal adhesion and active material packing. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Unique 3D geometry of expanded mesh

MicroGrid®; unique 3D geometry of expanded mesh provides the surface area for optimal adhesion and active material packing. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid for Lightning Strike Protection

When expanded aluminum and copper MicroGrid materials are incorporated into the surface of these composite structures, the lightning strike energy is dissipated over the surface of the component, which prevents damage to the composite material below. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Expanded Metals for gaskets & exhaust manifolds

Dexmet expanded metals meet the demands of high temperature gaskets for exhaust manifolds. The variability of the expansion process allows designers to dial in a specific strength to the material for their applications. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Expanded metal foil for anode & cathode production

Engineered Materials has provided expanded metal foil used in anode and cathode production for many decades. While most designs are proprietary, the battery chemistry generally determines the alloy used, while the active material composition determines the optimum mesh geometry. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Customized, highly engineered metal foils

PPG engineered materials is a global supplier of customized, highly engineered, expanded and perforated metal foils and polymers used for mission-critical applications in aerospace, energy storage, and other industrial applications. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Exceed your battery performance with MicroGrid

MicroGrid® unique 3D geometry of expanded mesh provides the surface area for optimal adhesion and active material packing. Our engineers can assist you in selecting the configuration for your application. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Expanded material that will not fray or unravel

MicroGrid® and PolyGrid® are thin, strong, flexible and lightweight expanded material that will not fray or unravel, and conform readily to complex surfaces, making them well-suited to composite manufacturing processes. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - EMI Shielding with MicroGrid®

MicroGrid® EM series of expanded metal foils are versatile, effective materials for shielding against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Expanded metal foils are formed from solid metal foil in a proven, economical “slit-and-stretch” process. They are electrically continuous and, unlike knit or woven meshes, exhibit consistent and predictable conductivity. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid® Materials for Wind Applications

How Dexmet Lighting Strike Materials Protect Carbon Fiber Wind Blades (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Expanded Materials For Battery Storage

MicroGrid® Expanded Metals for Advanced Battery, Capacitor & Energy Storage

Our engineers can assist you in selecting the most appropriate metal to meet conductivity requirements for your battery. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Dexmet MicroGrid for primary filter media support.

Filtration Solutions, Expanded Metal Foils for Primary Filter Media Support. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Air Inlet Screens

Dexmet expanded MicroGrid meshes are perfect for air inlet screens on commercial automobiles and high performance race cars. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - High Temperature Gasket Substrate

These gaskets use a flattened product to minimize the overall thickness. Materials typically used are low carbon steel and stainless steel. Dexmet expanded metals and foils are available in a wider range of widths, thicknesses, and open area configurations than any other material type. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Physical Testing of Expanded Metal Foil

The first rule in testing expanded metal and expanded plastic is the need for new rules. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid for critical applications

Engineers who want to maximize the performance of their end products need to source the best materials for manufacturing. PPG’s MicroGrid is used in aerospace, power, automotive and microelectronics applications. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Anode and Cathode Battery Electrode Materials

MicroGrid® expanded metal foils are effective electrode materials for advanced battery chemistries. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Electrolyzer & Fuel Cell Technologies

Our MicroGrid® and PolyGrid® expanded materials reduce the cost and improve the performance of electrolyzers, PEM, and SOFC fuel cells. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Airbag Containment Screens

The versatility of expanded products from materials choices to configuration variability make Dexmet materials the perfect choice for applications in the automotive market. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Automotive Greaseless Bushings

The versatility of expanded products from materials choices to configuration variability make Dexmet materials the perfect choice for applications in the automotive market. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - How Expanded metal mesh enhances batteries

By incorporating MicroGrid materials, battery developers can enhance battery performance (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - The Advantages of MicroGrid® Series 25

Utilizing an open area product will enhance the performance of the secondary battery cell. Dexmet's MicroGrid® 25 can offer a number of performance advantages over solid foils. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Slit and Stretch: How Expanded Metals Are Made

Engineers who want to maximize the performance of their end products need to source the best materials for manufacturing. From aircraft and battery manufacturers to automotive and microelectronics manufacturers, engineers are experiencing the benefits of utilizing expanded metals as a superior alternative to woven wire or perforated products. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Expanded metal mesh in cathodic protection

What is cathodic protection? How is expanded metal mesh used in cathodic protection? (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid Lightning Strike Material

With over 30 years experience providing materials to the Aerospace industry, Dexmet is the technical resource when it comes to specifying material for your application (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - PPG's Anode & Cathode Materials

PPG provides thin lightweight expanded foils for anode and cathode materials used in the latest power applications. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Metal Mesh in Fuel Cell Design

With weight constraints and the need to make the lightest fuel cell possible, expanded mesh is the optimal choice. A very light but strong material, expanded metals require less metal per unit area. And when using materials valued at over $100 per pound, the more you can reduce scrap and use lighter metal, the better. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Choosing perforated materials

There are many factors to consider when choosing perforated materials. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - What is cathodic protection?

A layer of open-area expanded foil is wrapped around the steel pipe being protected, and acts as a sacrificial anode to protect the less active metal (cathode). Zinc or aluminum alloys are common for this purpose. The effectiveness and useful life of the sacrificial anode depends on the metal being used, its volume and thickness, and the impressed current supplied. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division -  Electrolyzers & Fuel Cells

Electrolyzer & Fuel Cell Technologies

Our MicroGrid® and PolyGrid® expanded materials reduce the cost and improve the performance of electrolyzers, PEM, and SOFC fuel cells. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Technology for advanced power applications

Engineered Materials (Dexmet) manufactures open-area solutions in the form of expanded and perforated materials for energy storage applications. MicroGrid® foils are engineered to meet the requirements of your power application (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Dexmet Perforated Materials

There are many factors to consider when choosing perforated materials. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Perforated Foils

Building on its leadership in precision, thin-gauge expanded foils, Dexmet introduces a complementing line of meticulously-engineered, thin-gauge perforated metals and plastics. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Engineered Materials For Aerospace Applications

Engineered Materials (Dexmet Corporation) manufactures and supplies precision expanded metals foils for shielding, and lightning strike protection in aerospace and wind turbine power applications. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid® Lightning Strike Material

An aircraft is divided into zones of severity of potential lightning strike damage. The two most severe categories of zoned lightning strike damage are Zone 1A-1C requirements per SAE ARP5414. (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Protect Carbon Fiber Aircraft Surfaces

How Dexmet Lightning Strike Materials Protect Carbon Fiber Aircraft Surfaces (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - The benefits of expanded metal foils explained

Ken Burtt and John Hart of Dexmet explain the benefits of using expanded metal foils in fuel cell and hydrogen generation applications (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - MicroGrid® Materials for Zone Protection

MicroGrid® Lightning Strike Material

Lightning Protection materials are available in either copper or aluminum in a wide range of configurations to minimize weight while maximizing conductivity across an aircraft surface (read more)

Engineered Materials, a subsidiary of PPG's aerospace division - Materials for lightning strike protection

How Dexmet Lightning Strike Materials Protect Carbon Fiber Aircraft Surfaces (read more)