At ACS, we own nearly 100 expanding machines among our facilities in China, Mexico and Romania. We use these machines to manufacture our patented Variable Expanded Metal, which is the new industry standard for pyrotechnic airbag inflator filters.  Furthermore, all our expanding machines are both designed and built in-house.
As of 2019, we have patents issued for expanding technologies in the following countries:
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • USA