Aluminum sheet is a thin, flat piece of aluminum with many applications; it is a non-ferrous metal. Purchase it online or at any Metal Supermarkets location, cut to your exact specifications.
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Typical Applications: Spun Hollowware, Fin Stock, Heat Exchanger Fins, Dials and Name Plates, Cooking Utensils, Decorative Parts, Giftware, Rivets and Reflectors
Typical Applications: Aircraft Fittings, Structural Components, Hardware, Truck Wheels and Parts for the Transportation Industry
Typical Applications: Chemical Tanks, Trim, Pressure Vessels, Piping, Decorative Parts
Typical Applications: Milk Crates, Hydraulic Tubes, Appliances, Kitchen Cabinets, Small Boats , Home Freezers, Aircraft Tube, Fencing
Typical Applications: Walkways, Flooring, Ramps, Bridge Flooring, Trench and Drainage Covers, Mezzanines, Platforms, Stair Treads
Typical Applications: Aerospace, Spacecraft, Missiles, Defense Applications
A sheet of aluminum is measured by its thickness (gauge) using a caliper. The material thickness of an aluminum sheet starts at 0.10″ and goes all the way up to .170″. Thickness is important because it impacts the product’s resistance levels (i.e. wear, electrical).
What makes aluminum sheet an attractive option for consumers? It depends on which grade you choose, but some of the most common benefits include:
When possible, avoid using stainless steel and aluminum sheet together. Putting these two metals in contact with one another can create a chemical reaction, leading to corrosion.
This sheet metal comes in many different grades including 1100, 2024, 3003, 5052, 6061 & 7075. Each grade offers benefits, depending on the demands of the application. What is the difference between aluminum sheet and aluminum plate? In essence they are the same, except for their respective thickness. Sheet metal is under , while plate metal starts at .250″. This makes sheet aluminum ideal for lighter-duty applications such as packaging, cookware and vehicle bodies, while plate is used for heavy-duty tasks like interior ceilings, balconies and aerospace structures. Read on to learn more about the differences between metal sheet and plate.
Aluminum sheets are a versatile metal that’s used for many different purposes. In the construction industry, this material is found in:
In industrial applications, companies use aluminum sheets to manufacture products such as:
Heat treatable grades of aluminum sheet are commonly used in the transportation, food and aerospace industry due to its light weight and resistance to corrosion. The non-heat treatable grades of aluminum sheet metal are intended for situations where formability and weldability are the greatest priorities.
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