X-OPEN AREA PUNCHING
a Proposal to a Ventilation Market

X-OPEN AREA PERFORATED METAL
Challenge for maximum open area , Over 90% open area !
 

Okutani’s define of High open area is,

Hexagonal hole Over 80%
Square hole Over 80%
Round hole Up to φ6mm : over 70%
Equal to or higher than φ8mm : over 75%

 

Applications・Material

Applications

・Air filters ・Housing (reinforcing materials)
・Protecting cover ・Speaker cover
・Interior and exterior design materials ・Ventilating facilities
・Heat dissipation

Materials

・Stainless Steel ・Aluminum
・Mild steel

Standard list of X-Open area Perforated metal 1.0mm thickness

Common specifications : Stainless steel SUS304 1.0mm thickness

Hole shape Hole size Pitch Pattern Open area Max. sheet size Enlarged Photo
Hexagon W5 5.5 60 degree
staggered
82.60% 500×500 Photo
W10 10.5 90.70% 500×1000 Photo
W15 15.5 93.70% 500×1000 Photo
Square 5×5 5.5 Straight 82.60% 500×500 Photo
10×10 10.5 90.70% 500×1000 Photo
15×15 15.5 93.70% 500×1000 Photo
Square 5×5 5.5 Staggered 82.60% 500×500 Photo
10×10 10.5 90.70% 500×1000 Photo
15×15 15.5 93.70% 500×1000 Photo
Round Φ5 5.5 60 degree
Staggered
74.90% 500×500 Photo
Φ10 10.5 82.20% 500×1000 Photo
Φ15 15.5 84.80% 1000×1000 Photo

Common Specifications : Aluminium A5052P 1.0mm thickness

Hole shape Hole size Pitch Pattern Open area Max. sheet size
Hexagon W5 5.5 60 degree
staggered
82.60% 500×500
W10 10.5 90.70% 500×1000
W15 15.5 93.70% 500×1000

Common Specifications : Carbon fiber reinforced thermo plastic 1.0mm thickness

Hole shape Hole size Pitch Pattern Open area Max. sheet size Enlarged Photo
Hexagon W5 6 60 degree
staggered
69.40% 1000×1000 Photo
W10 11 82.60% 1000×1000 Photo
W15 16 87.90% 1000×1000 Photo
Square 5 x 5 6 Straight 69.40% 1000×1000 Photo
10 x 10 11 82.60% 1000×1000 Photo
15 x 15 16 87.90% 1000×1000 Photo


*No margin in principal. To be discussed separately in case of needing margins.
(under the limited condition)

*The distortion would be remained due to too narrow pitch, so the dimensional tolerances can’t be defined.

Standard list of X-Open area Perforated metal 1.5mm thickness

Common specifications : Stainless steel SUS304 1.5mm thickness

Hole shape Hole size Pitch Pattern Open area Max. sheet size Enlarged Photo
Hexagon W6 6.7 60 degree
staggered
80.20% 500×1000 Photo
W10 10.75 86.50% 1000×1000 Photo
W15 15.75 90.70% 1000×1000 Photo
Square 6×6 6.7 Straight 80.20% 500×1000 Photo
10×10 10.75 86.50% 1000×1000 Photo
15×15 15.75 90.70% 1000×1000 Photo
Square 6×6 6.7 Staggered 80.20% 500×1000 Photo
10×10 10.75 86.50% 1000×1000 Photo
15×15 15.75 90.70% 1000×1000 Photo
Round Φ5 5.75 60 degree
Staggered
68.50% 500×500 Photo
Φ10 10.75 78.40% 500×1000 Photo
Φ15 15.75 82.20% 1000×1000 Photo

Common Specifications : Aluminium A5052P 1.5mm thickness

Hole shape Hole size Pitch Pattern Open area Max. sheet size
Hexagon W6 6.7 60 degree
staggered
80.2% 500×500
W10 10.75 86.5% 500×1000
W15 15.75 90.7% 500×1000

*No margin in principal. To be discussed separately in case of needing margins. (under the limited condition)
*The distortion would be remained due to too narrow pitch, so the dimensional tolerances can’t be defined.

Photos of the products

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Round Square Hexagon
X-Open area Round hole X-Open area Square X-Open area Hexagon

Media Coverage

The article about the development of our " X-Open area perforated metal was published in the April 14, 2020 edition of Japan Metal daily. The article about X-Open area perforated metal and a PR movie of Super Punching was published in the April 14, 2020 edition of Japan Metal Bulletin. The article about the development of our " X-Open area perforated metal was published in the April 14, 2020 edition of Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun.