A gauge of three, the lowest for most standard sheet metals, represents one-quarter-inch thick (6.35 millimeters) stainless steel, or 0.23 inch (5.82 millimeters) thick aluminum, while a gauge of 36 equals 0.007 inch (0.... More » Science Measurements

The most common architectural sheet metal gauge sizes are 18, 20, 22, 24 and 26, according to in 2012. lists some gauges for common sheet metal types for steel and aluminum ranging from... More » Business & Finance Industries

Sixteen-gauge aluminum is 0.0508 inches thick. It is slightly thinner than standard steel and galvanized steel in terms of gauge. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials
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