Blog

News You Can Use

Read All About It!

Learn more about the uses of perforated metal and how it can benefit your projects. Plus, discover what’s new in the field of metal perforating and find out what Accurate is doing to advance the industry.


January 20, 2017
*/ Going green can mean more than energy-efficient lightbulbs. With the right building design, your structure or building feature can actually flow with nature. The benefits might surprise you — from better health and morale to increased environmental awareness. The...

January 19, 2017
*/ Perforated metal sheets serve a purpose beyond basic functionality, and that’s led architects and building designers to increasingly incorporate it into structures. The customization options are endless when considering shape, size, material and texture. Put a...

November 30, 2016
Modern architecture values flair and functionality. Few materials achieve both as well as decorative sheet metal. Including perforated metal in architecture is a smart way to provide shading, noise control and more while it also serves as a stunning visual feature....

October 19, 2016
Even the Internet has to breathe. It seems simple enough that your Wi-Fi and router stay online via a single cord that’s visible to you. Beyond that cord, however, is a seemingly endless network of piping hot servers that need ventilation to keep from shutting down....

September 28, 2016
When you think futuristic design, almost no example is better than the recently completed train station at the Cermak-McCormick Place stop in Chicago. Besides an elegant, modern appearance, it makes incredibly smart use of material — namely, perforated steel. An...

September 28, 2016
Perforated metal shutters are an elegant and highly functional way to control light flow — especially in industrial and commercial applications. They are lightweight, highly resistant to wear and tear, and are very effective. Why should you consider metal window...

August 12, 2016
Architecture encompasses both function and aesthetics. One way that designers achieve a sleek, modern look is by incorporating decorative perforated metal in their creations. While serving functional purposes — such as providing shade and sound control — decorative...

June 23, 2016
Perforated Metal And Sound Absorption Perforated metal serves a multitude of purposes, from lighting to aesthetics. One of its most useful functions is sound absorption. Acoustic panels effectively reduce unwanted noise by helping to disperse it. Modern buildings —...

February 25, 2016
Whether for function or appearance, the right perforated pattern matters. What options are available, and how do you know what’s right for your application? What Type of Hole is Best for You? First, it helps to have a basic understanding of the types of holes commonly...

December 14, 2015
Perforated metal has countless applications in architecture, not the least of which is décor. Perforated metal panels can provide a missing layer of depth to any structure — and in architecture, attention to ornamental detail can make all the difference. Below, read...