Aluminum Sheet & Plate

With an outstanding strength-to-weight ratio and natural corrosion resistance, lightweight aluminum sheet and heavy-duty aluminum plate are popular for a broad range of applications. Aluminum sheet and plate are commonly used in aerospace and aircraft manufacturing, beverage packaging, cryogenic storage, and construction applications.

High-Quality Aluminum Sheet & Plate Style Options

Corrosion-resistant aluminum sheet & plate comes standard in various styles and shapes. Industrial Metal Supply carries a range of aluminum plate and sheet options, including:

Aluminum Sheet and Plate Alloy Options

Our high-strength aluminum plate and sheet metal selection are available in a variety of lengths, widths, and gauges (thicknesses). If you don’t see the size you need listed, contact us for a custom-cut metal quote.

Aluminum Plate and Sheet Metal Sources

  • Domestic
  • Import

Aluminum Plate vs. Aluminum Sheet

Aluminum sheet and aluminum plate are essentially the same; the only proper distinction is their respective thickness. One of the main differences between aluminum plate and sheets is that sheet metal is under .249” thick, while plate metal is .250” and above. This distinction allows aluminum metal plate to be used for lighter-duty applications, while aluminum plate is reserved for heavier-duty applications that require a thicker cut.

Aluminum Metal Sheet

  • Aluminum metal sheet is any aluminum sheet metal thicker than foil but thinner than 6mm
    • AL sheet comes in many forms, including diamond plate, expanded, perforated, and painted aluminum sheet
  • Primarily used for lighter-duty applications

Aluminum Metal Plate

  • Aluminum plate is any aluminum sheet metal that is thicker than 6mm
  • Primarily used for heavy-duty applications

Aluminum Metal Sheet & Plate Applications

Due to their physical properties, aluminum metal sheet and metal plate are extremely valuable for various industrial applications, some of which include:
  • Automotive
  • Appliances
  • Architecture
  • Bridge railing components
  • Roofing
  • Gutters
  • Wall panels
  • Aerospace
  • Transportation
  • Construction

Precision Aluminum Plate & Sheet Secondary Services

When you order from Industrial Metal Supply (IMS), we can cut your metal to size and deliver it the next day. If you require more extensive services than just sawing or shearing, we also offer the following advanced metal-cutting options:   

Aluminum Sheet & Plate Custom Cutting Services

Whether your project requires cuts to a fraction of an inch or more involved cuts requiring laser, water, or plasma cutting, we can provide custom cut-to-size aluminum sheet metal and plate based on your specifications.

Aluminum Sheet & Plate Conversions Calculators

Check out our handy converter and conversions calculators. Our converters and metal weight calculators allow you to side-step traditional by-hand conversions and input your exact criteria into one of our simple-to-use converters.

Order Corrosion Resistant Aluminum Sheet and Plate from our California or Arizona Locations Today

Stop by one of our seven locations across California and Arizona and check out our in-stock aluminum plate and sheet products inventory. We offer quick delivery throughout the Southwest region and Mexico. Request a quote or contact IMS for aluminum sheet and plate today.


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