Spotlight on Expamet

by scott douglas

Expamet Building Products are part of the Birtley Groups Companies and was initially established as the British Metal Expansion Company.

The Birtley Group is a Market Leader for Building Materials and includes Expamet Building Products, Bowater Doors, and Birtley Lintels.

Additionally, the Birtley Group boasts a Galvanizing Plant renowned across Europe for its High Tech Solutions and Steel Products.

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British Metal Expansion Company

First established in 1889, the Company was established in Hartlepool with rights to Manufacture expanded metal mesh for Building and Construction Professionals.

Continued Fast Growth in the rapidly expanding sector saw the Company change its name to Expamet.

The Expamet Brand encompasses a Range of Building Materials, including wall starter ties, masonry support, restraint straps, brackets, beads and mesh.

Expamet is proud of its High-Quality Products and continues to Innovate to provide Building and Construction Professionals with cost-effective methods whilst maintaining High Quality.

The Plasterers Accessories Market in UK Construction includes Steel Products and Plaster Beads have become an Integral part of Plastering.

Plastering Beads are mainly used to form Ends and Corners, whilst providing added Protection and Reinforcement.

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Types of Metal Beads for Plastering include;

  • Plaster Stop Bead

  • Angle Bead

  • Movement Bead

  • Thin Coat Bead

  • Architrave Bead

  • Drywall Bead

  • Arch Bead

  • External Beads

  • Render Stop Bead

Made in the UK Expamet Products High Quality are backed by Accreditations including;

 

  • BS EN ISO 14001 Accredited Environmental Management System
  • Accredited Factory Production Control to EN 14545/ETAs
  • European Technical Approval – 13/0802, 13/0803, 13/0804
  • BS EN 1090 Accredited systems for the design, fabrication and welding of  structural steelwork.
  • CE marking is a declaration of conformity where a Harmonised Standard or ETA exists.
  • BS EN ISO 9001 Accredited Quality Management System

       

      The Expamet Products Accreditations are recognised in a Professional Capacity within UK Construction, and Expamet offers all Customers Key Benefits including;

       

      Expamet Angle Bead

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      The Expamet 553 Angle Bead is a Popular Bead used by Plasterers and DIY Enthusiasts throughout the UK.

       

      The 553 Angle Bead has a Perforated Wing to Prevent Cracking.

       

      Fixing Holes, can be easily cut to size with Tin Snips, and will provide a Clean Straight Corner to your Finish.

       

      Manufactured from Galvanized Mild Steel, this Expamet Angle Bead is available in two lengths of 2400mm or 3000mm.

       

      The Expamet 553 Angle Bead includes;

      • BS EN14353:2007+A1:2010 Accreditation

      • 22mm Wing length

      • 0.4mm Material Gauge

      • Fix with Nails, Staples, Adhesive/Plaster

      • A1 Fire Rating

      • 275g/m2 Zinc Coating

      • 2mm-3mm Plaster Depth

      • 3.2mm Fixing Hole

      • Download Expamet 553 Angle Bead Datasheet Here

      The Birtley Group Reputation means your Expamet Product will provide you with the solution you need.

       

      Expamet embrace Innovative Design, High-Quality Materials and Products which are Easy to Use and means your Project will be Completed Quickly and Efficiently.

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