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Theoretical gauge thickness

The emphasis on theoretical is due to the fact that most rolling mills (manufacturers of sheet metal) will maximize the square footage and minimize the thickness.

Note that nonferrous gages (aluminum) are not the same as ferrous gages (steel & stainless)!

Material thickness:

    ALUMINUMSTEEL
    (mm)(inches)Gage(inches)(mm)
    5.827.22943.23916.073
    5.189.20434.22425.695
    4.620.18195.20925.314
    4.115.16206.19434.935
    3.665.14437.17934.554
    3.264.12858.16444.176
    2.906.11449.14953.797
    2.588.101910.13453.416
    2.304.090711.11963.030
    2.052.080812.10462.657
    1.829.072013.08972.278
    1.628.064114.07471.897
    1.450.057115.06731.709
    1.290.050816.05981.519
    1.151.045317.05381.367
    1.024.040318.04781.214
    0.912.035919.04181.062
    0.813.032020.03590.912
    0.724.028521.03290.836
    0.643.025322.02990.759
    0.574.022623.02690.683
    0.511.020124.02390.607
    0.455.017925.02090.531
    0.404.015926.01790.455
    0.361.014227.01640.417
    0.320.012628.01490.378
    0.287.011329.01350.343
    0.254.010030.01200.305
    0.226.008931.01050.267
    0.203.008032.00970.246
    0.180.007133.00900.229
    0.160.006334.00820.208
    0.142.005635.00750.191

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