Below girlfriend will find a chart for metal thicknesses and also weights. Commonly used metals for production at our shop are:Aluminum: 0.025", 0.032", 0.040", 0.050", 0.063", 0.080", 1/8" (0.125") and 1/4" (0.25").

You are watching: How much weight can 16 gauge steel hold

Cold and also hot rolling steel: 16 gauge, 14 gauge, 1/8" and also 1/4".Copper: 48 oz, 24 oz, 20 oz and 16 oz.Galvanized steel: 24 gauge, 20 gauge, 18 gauge and also 16 gauge.Stainless steel: 26 gauge, 24 gauge, 20 gauge, 18 gauge, 16 gauge, 14 gauge, 1/8" and also 1/4".Kynar Galvalume (Steel) for steel roofing and gutters: 24 gauge.Kynar Aluminum for steel roofing: 0.032" or 0.040".Aluminum because that gutters: 0.027" or 0.032" for smooth gutters and any various other thickness for custom gutters.Zinc: 0.7 mm, 0.8mm and also 1.5 mm.

Sheet metal measuring tools. Click here for more.


Click below to download a pdf variation of the gauge and weight chart because that sheet metalSingle chart made feasible by using some almost right values

GaugeUS standard GaugeSteel (Hot and Cold Rolled)Galvanized SteelStainless SteelAluminumCopperZinc
(inches)Gauge Decimal (inches)Weight (lb/ft2)Gauge Decimal (inches)Weight (lb/ft2)Gauge Decimal (inches)Weight (lb/ft2)Gauge Decimal (inches)Weight (lb/ft2)Gauge Decimal (inches)Weight (oz/ft2)Gauge Decimal (mm)Weight (lb/ft2)
440.0047
430.0049
420.0051
410.0053
400.0055
390.0059
380.00630.00600.00620.0040
370.00660.00640.00660.0045
360.00700.00670.00700.00500.00504
350.00780.00750.00780.0056
340.00860.00820.00860.0063
330.00940.00900.00940.0071
320.01020.00970.01020.0080
310.01090.01050.01090.00890.01088
300.01250.01200.5000.0160.6560.01250.01000.141
290.01410.01350.5630.0170.7190.01410.01130.160
280.01560.01490.6250.0190.7810.01560.01260.1780.013510
270.01720.01640.6880.0200.8440.01720.01420.2000.016012
260.01880.01790.7500.0220.9060.01870.7560.01590.224
250.02190.02090.8750.0251.0310.02190.01790.253
240.02500.02391.0000.0281.1560.02501.0080.02010.2840.0216160.71.02
230.02810.02691.1250.0311.2810.02810.02260.319
220.03130.02991.2500.0341.4060.03121.260.02530.3570.0270200.81.18
210.03440.03291.3750.0371.5310.03440.02850.4020.032024
200.03750.03591.5000.0401.6560.03751.5120.03200.45211.48
190.04380.04181.7500.0461.9060.04370.03590.5070.043032
180.05000.04782.0000.0522.1560.05002.0160.04030.5690.048536
170.05630.05382.2500.0582.4060.05620.04530.639
160.06250.05982.5000.0642.6560.06252.520.05080.7170.0647481.52.21
150.07030.06732.8130.0712.9690.07030.05710.8060.075056
140.07810.07473.1250.0793.2810.07813.150.06410.9050.086364
130.09380.08973.7500.0933.9060.09370.07201.0160.093072
120.10940.10464.3750.1084.5310.10944.410.08081.1400.108080
110.12500.11965.0000.1235.1560.12505.040.09071.280
100.14060.13455.6250.1385.7810.14065.670.10191.4380.125096
90.15630.14956.2500.1536.4060.15620.11441.614
80.17190.16446.8750.1687.0310.17196.930.12851.813
70.18750.17937.5000.18757.8710.14432.036
60.20310.19438.1250.20310.16202.286
50.21880.20928.7500.21870.1819
40.23440.22429.3750.23440.2043
30.25000.239110.000.25000.2294
20.26560.26560.2576
10.28130.28120.2893
1/0 (0)0.31250.31250.3249
2/0 (00)0.34380.34370.3648
3/0 (000)0.37500.37500.4096
4/0 (0000)0.40630.40620.4600
5/0 (00000)0.43750.43750.5165
6/0 (000000)0.46880.46870.5800
7/0 (00000000)0.5000

Special notes

Different companies may call different colored steels by the same name. Please, allow us know the correct color code when placing an order.

Not all metals may be obtainable at every times, but we have the right to most likely order what friend need.

See more: How To Say Mom In Irish Gaelic, Mom, Mum, Mam: Different Words


*
*

Riverside Sheet steel is a member of the North east Roofing contractors Association & the national Roofing builders Association.