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Metal Gauge Charts

Industrial metal gauge charts for carbon, stainless steel, and aluminum.

Carbon

Hot Rolled, HR P&O, Cold Rolled Galvanized/Galvannealed
Gauge Theoretical Nom. Tolerance +/- lb/sq. ft. Gauge Theoretical Nom. Tolerance +/- lb/sq. ft.
7 0.1793 .171-.188 7.500 8 0.1681 .175-.161 7.03125
8 0.1644 .157-.171 6.875 9 0.1532 .160-.146 6.40625
9 0.1495 .142-.157 6.250 10 0.1382 .128-.145 5.78125
10 0.1345 .127-.142 5.625 11 0.1233 .112-.128 5.15625
11 0.1196 .112-.127 5.000 12 0.1084 .095-.112 4.53125
12 0.1046 .097-.112 4.375 13 0.0934 .081-.095 3.90625
13 0.0897 .082-.097 3.750 14 0.0785 .071-.080 3.28125
14 0.0747 .071-.082 3.125 15 0.0710 .061-.070 2.96875
15 0.0673 .063-.071 2.812 16 0.0635 .054-.060 2.65625
16 0.0598 .056-.063 2.500 17 0.0575 .054-.061 2.40625
17 0.0538 .051-.056 2.250 18 0.0516 .044-.053 2.15625
18 0.0478 .044-.051 2.000 19 0.0456 .038-.044 1.90625
19 0.0418 .038-.044 1.750 20 0.0396 .034-.038 1.65625
20 0.0359 .034-.039 1.500 21 0.0366 .032-.034 1.53125
21 0.0329 .031-.034 1.375 22 0.0336 .029-.032 1.40625
22 0.0299 .028-.031 1.250 23 0.0306 .026-.029 1.28125
23 0.0269 .025-.028 1.125 24 0.0276 .023-.027 1.15625
24 0.0239 .022-.026 1.000 25 0.0247 .021-.023 1.03125
25 0.0209 .019-.022 0.875 26 0.0217 .018-.021 0.90625
26 0.0179 .017-.019 0.750 27 0.0202 .017-.018 0.84375
27 0.0164 .015-.017 0.688 28 0.0187 .014-.017 0.78125
28 0.0149 .014-.016 0.625 29 0.0172 .012-.014 0.71825
29 0.0134 .012-.014 0.562 30 0.0157 .011-.013 0.65625
30 0.0120 .011-.013 0.500

Stainless Steel

lb./sq. ft.
Gauge Decimal Equiv. Tolerance +/- 300 Series 400 Series
7 .1874 .007 7.72 7.87
8 .1650 .007 6.80 6.93
10 .1350 .006 5.56 5.67
11 .1200 .005 4.94 5.04
12 .1054 .005 4.34 4.43
13 .0900 .004 3.70 3.78
14 .0751 .004 3.09 3.15
16 .0595 .003 2.45 2.50
18 .0480 .003 1.98 2.02
19 .0420 .003 1.73 1.76
20 .0355 .002 1.46 1.49
22 .0293 .002 1.21 1.23
24 .0235 .0015 .968 .987
26 .0178 .0015 .733 .748
28 .0151 .0015 .622 .634

Aluminum

*Weights are color coded to match their respective alloys

36" Wide 48" Wide 60" Wide
Nom.
Thick.
  • 1100
  • 3003
  • 5052
  • 6061
  • 2024
  • 7075
  • 1100
  • 3003
  • 5052
  • 6061
  • 2024
  • 7075
  • 1100
  • 3003
  • 5052
  • 6061
  • 2024
  • 7075
Weight Per sqft.
.190 .007 .006 .009 .007 .011 .009
  • 2.69
  • 2.74
  • 2.71
  • 2.66
  • 2.77
.160 .007 .006 .009 .007 .011 .009
  • 2.25
  • 2.30
  • 2.28
  • 2.23
  • 2.32
.125 .0045 .0035 .006 .0035 .007 .0045
  • 1.76
  • 1.80
  • 1.78
  • 1.75
  • 1.82
.100 .0045 .0035 .006 .0035 .007 .0045
  • 1.41
  • 1.44
  • 1.43
  • 1.40
  • 1.45
.090 .0035 .0025 .0045 .0035 .006 .0040
  • 1.27
  • 1.30
  • 1.29
  • 1.26
  • 1.31
.080 .0035 .0025 .0045 .0035 .006 .0040
  • 1.13
  • 1.15
  • 1.14
  • 1.13
  • 1.16
.063 .0030 .0020 .0035 .0030 .0050 .0030
  • .889
  • .907
  • .898
  • .880
  • .916
.050 .0030 .0020 .0035 .0030 .0050 .0030
  • .706
  • .720
  • .713
  • .698
  • .727
.040 .0025 .0020 .0035 .0020 .0045 .0030
  • .565
  • .576
  • .570
  • .559
  • .582
.032 .0020 .0015 .0025 .0020 .0035 .0030
  • .452
  • .461
  • .456
  • .447
  • .466
.025 .0015 .0015 .0020 .0025 .0030 -
  • .353
  • .360
  • .356
  • .349
  • .364

*Tolerances and weights are representative of Aluminum Association Standards.

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