In most metals but not all, plate generally starts at 0.188″ (3/16″) thick. Due to its thickness, plate is often used for structural applications such as heavy equipment manufacturing, bridge and building erection.
Plate is measured in inches and not gauges, like sheet product.
Plate is available in Hot Rolled, Aluminum, Stainless Steel and more. It can be purchased online and at any Metal Supermarkets location. It can be cut to your exact specifications.
Click on a metal type below to see standard grades and sizes.