How Thick Is 16 Gauge Aluminum?


16 Gauge Aluminum is .0508 of an inch in thickness. The higher the gauge the thinner it is. The smallest gauge is 3, and that makes it .2294 of an inch thick.
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The term gauge refers to the thickness but in some cases does vary like 6 guage steel is .0598' stainless is .0625' thick, tubing is .065' and aluminum is .0508.
9 gauge aluminum is 0.1144 inches thick.
A single sheet of 16-gauge steel is by definition 1/16 of an inch thick. All 16-gauge steel conforms to this thickness. It is an industry standard, and all manufacturers adhere to
16 gauge steel is equal to 0.0598 inches thick. Thanks for using
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16 gauge aluminum is approximately .051 inches thick. If you were measuring stainless steel, 16 gauge would be approximately .063 inches thick.
In the world of sheet metal 16 gauge may sound mighty but it is in fact very thin. Aluminum especially, at only .051 inches thick. Galvanized steel is the thickest of the sheet metals at .064 inches for a 16 gauge. It is interesting that the higher the gauge, the thinner the metal becomes.
16 gauge aluminum is 0.0508 inches thick. Now if you were dealing with standard steel, it would be slightly thicker at 0.0598 inches. Galvanized steel is 0.0635 inches thick.
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