Standard 11 gauge steel is 0 1196 inches thick and galvanized 11 gauge steel is 0 1233 inches thick according to the university of north carolina at chap.
11 gauge steel in inches.
For the purpose of securing uniformity the following is established as the only standard gauge for sheet and plate iron and steel in the united states of america namely.
The chart below can be used to determine the equivalent sheet thickness in inches or millimeters for a gauge number from the selected gauge size standard.
Sheet metal gauges work opposite to what one might consider the norm.
11 ga stainless steel is 0 118 inches thick or if you stack 11 pieces of 11 ga stainless steel it would be one inch thick.
0 0187 0 452 0 0217 0 55 0 0179 0 45 0 0159 40 25.
For example 18 gauge steel according to a gauge conversion chart is 0 0478 inch or 1 214 millimeter.
Hence 4 gauge material is thicker than 6 gauge material.
Gauge to thickness chart gauge stainless galvanized sheet steel aluminum fraction inches mm inches mm inches mm inches mm 30 0 0125 0 33 0 0157 0 40 0 0120 0 30 0 0100 0 25.
Approximate thickness in fractions of an inch.
0 0219 0 56 0 0247 0 63 0 0209 0 53.
Gauge to thickness chart click here for a printable pdf chart gauge.
Converting sheet metal gauge to thickness in inches.
The weight per unit area of the sheet can also be seen in pounds per square foot and kilograms per square meter.
The smaller the number the thicker the material.
Approximate thickness in millimeters.
Mesteel steel thickness conversion tables tables.
Approximate thickness in decimal parts of an inch.
Convert gauges bwg usg to inches and millimeters.
Inches mm inches mm inches mm inches mm 26.
Sheet steel aluminum fraction.
The gauge number 18 holds no relevance to the actual measurements.
Working with sheet metal as shown in figure 1 gauge sizes can be confusing at the best of times.