International Steel Service Center ‘Direct Metals’ Supplies Aluminum Expanded Metal to Fontainebleau Terrace

October 13, 2017 - Kennesaw, GA - Direct Metals, an international steel service center with locations in Kennesaw, GA and Waukegan, IL, recently provided Decorative Louvered Aluminum Expanded Metal 1.05” x .05” to the Fontainebleau Terrace in Panama City Beach, FL.

Direct Metals supplied 6865 square feet of aluminum expanded metal for all the railings at the Fontainebleau Terrace in Panama City Beach, Florida. The 6" x .081 Decorative louvered expanded metal has an opening size of 1-1/2" x 5-1/4" with a strand width of 1". The long way of the diamond is parallel to the panel length. The custom cut 431 pieces are powder coated Turquoise Blue RAL5018.

Aluminum expanded metal is a great choice for railings because of its many practical benefits and aesthetics. The diamond pattern of the sheet provides an aesthetically pleasing design while ensuring security and privacy, controlling heat, light and visibility, and improving ventilation.

Founded in 1996, Direct Metals is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and a leader in industrial and hard-to-find metal products. Direct Metals carries one of the largest inventories in the nation of perforated metal, bar grating, expanded metal, safety grating, fiberglass grating, architectural metals, handrail components and wire mesh products. The company’s products are available in carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, bronze, fiberglass or galvanized metal.

Direct Metals offers several processing capabilities, including cutting, shearing, sawing, punching, cut-outs, welding, slitting, blanking, burning, fabrication and various special finishes. The company also provides expedient shipping with orders for in-stock material placed by noon and shipped that same day. Direct Metals has served customers in the United States and world-wide for over 20 years.

To request a quote or place an order, call 1-800-711-4939 or email For an online catalog, visit

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