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Are you looking for a sturdy and reliable material for your next project? Look no further than 5mm aluminium sheet metal! This 1050 grade aluminium sheet is both durable and lightweight, making it perfect for a variety of applications. Plus, with one side protective coated, you can trust that your finished product will have an added layer of protection. And at only 13.54kg per m2, it won’t weigh you down. So why not choose the best with 5mm aluminium sheet metal by Speciality Metals?
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We offer a wide selection of 4mm aluminium sheet metal plates online from trusted mills within the UK. Providing high-quality, low-priced aluminium sheet products to UK businesses and the general public, Speciality Metals is a leading aluminium metals supplier.
When it comes to finding the perfect sheet metal for your project, you need to consider a variety of factors – and 5mm aluminium sheet is an excellent option to keep in mind. With a thickness of 5mm, this sheet metal provides durability and strength that can withstand a variety of challenges.
Additionally, the specific 1050 grade aluminium used in this sheet provides a high level of corrosion resistance, making it a smart choice for projects that will face the elements. Plus, with a protective coating on one side, you can trust that your sheet metal will stay safe during the production process.
And at a weight of 13.54kg per M2, this sheet metal is light enough to be easily transported and handled during installation. When you choose 5mm aluminium sheet from Speciality Metals, you can be confident in the quality and reliability of your materials.
These aluminium sheets are offered here in small sizes to suit all requirements. We also offer 5mm sheet metal in mild steel.
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Sheet metal is also available in mild steel and stainless steel.
Speciality Metals is known to be the United Kingdom’s best up-and-coming small-quantity metal company.
Furthermore we stock a vast range of plain sheet plate options that compliment our mesh range perfectly.
Over 50,000 customers of Specialty Metals are provided with fast, friendly customer service every year. We’re the place to try when you need metal of any shape and size. We’re based in Warrington, UK. We pride ourselves on our rapid turnaround and a large range of options.
5mm thick aluminium sheet is a versatile material that can be used for a wide range of applications due to its combination of strength, durability, and corrosion resistance. Some of the most common uses for 5mm thick aluminium sheet include:
It’s worth noting that 5mm thick aluminium sheet can be custom-cut, bent, or formed to suit specific applications, and it can be coated or treated to provide additional corrosion resistance or other desired properties. It’s recommended to consult with the supplier or manufacturer of the sheet to get recommendations on the best use and application methods for your specific project.
Yes, aluminium can be painted. However, aluminium has a naturally occurring oxide layer on its surface that needs to be removed before painting to ensure that the paint adheres properly. This can be done by using a chemical etching process or sandblasting.
After the surface has been cleaned and prepped, an appropriate primer for aluminium should be applied. This is necessary to provide a surface for the paint to adhere to. The primer also helps to protect the aluminium from corrosion.
Once the primer has been applied, the aluminium can be painted using a paint that is suitable for use on aluminium, such as an epoxy or polyurethane paint. These types of paint are specifically formulated to adhere to aluminium and provide a durable finish that is resistant to fading, chalking, and peeling.
It’s worth noting that, if the aluminium surface is already painted, it is important to make sure that the paint is in good condition and is well adhered to the surface before applying new paint. If the surface is damaged or the paint is peeling, it’s recommended to remove the old paint before applying new paint.
Also, it’s important to use paint that is suitable for the intended environment and exposure conditions, some paints are better suited for outdoor or indoor use, or for specific weather conditions.
It’s also recommended to consult with paint manufacturers or professional painters for recommendations on the best paint and application methods for your specific project.
The weight of a 5mm thick aluminium sheet will depend on the size of the sheet and the density of the aluminium alloy used.
Aluminium has a density of approximately 2.7 g/cm³ (0.098 lb/in³). Using this density, we can calculate the weight of a 5mm thick aluminium sheet with a specific size.
For example, the weight of a 5mm thick aluminium sheet with the size of 4′ x 8′ (48″ x 96″) is approximately:
Weight = (48 x 96 x 5 x 2.7) / (100 x 100) = 16.128 kg (35.6 lb)
It’s worth noting that this is just an example and the weight can vary depending on the size and alloy of the sheet. Additionally, the weight of the sheet can vary depending on the finish, coating or treatment applied.
It’s also important to note that the weight of the sheet can be affected by the tolerance of the thickness, the tolerance of the alloy and the weight of any coating or treatment applied.
Check out our recent article ‘Frequently Asked Questions About Aluminium Sheet Metal’ for a deeper dive into all things aluminium sheeting.
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