Using the Manufacturers Standard Gauge table, the thickness of 18-gauge mild steel sheet metal is .0478 inch thick. The thickness of an 18-gauge aluminum sheet is .0403 inch.What is the thickness of a sheet of aluminum?
Aluminum sheet material thickness ranges from .008" to .0125". Aluminum plate and bar material thickness ranges from .0125" to 5.00".What is the measurement of gauge?
A gauge is a universal term that has a meaning that is associated with measuring. The gauge of a material is also a measuring descriptive term. Wire is measured by the gauge of the wire. Normally the gauge is from 0 to 30 with the heaviest wire being 0 and the smallest being 30. This is the standard measuring gauge for standard wire sizes.