What is the thickness of 16 gauge aluminum?
The thickness of 16 gauge aluminum is 0.0508 inch, 16 gauge thickness in millimeters is 1.29 mm. Approximate weight is 3.5kg/㎡(0.3252 kg/ft²).

# What is the thickness of 16 gauge aluminum?

Gauge sizes are numbers that indicate the thickness of a piece of sheet metal.

## The thickness of 16 gauge aluminum sheet

### 16 gauge thickness in inches

16ga aluminum sheet is 0.0508 inches thick.

### 16 gauge aluminum thickness in mm(millimeters)

16 gauge approximate thickness in millimeters is 1.29 mm.

## The weight of 16 gauge aluminum sheet

The weight per unit area of the sheet can also be seen in pounds per square foot and kilograms per square meter.

The weight of 16 gauge aluminum(ounces): 11.472 oz/ft²
The weight of 16 gauge aluminum(pounds ): 0.717lb/ft²
The weight of 16 gauge aluminum(KG): 0.3252 kg/ft²
The weight of 16 gauge aluminum(KG/m²): 3.5 kg/m²

## 16 gauge aluminum chart specification

### The thickness and weight of the 16 gauge aluminum sheet

Gauge 16
Thickness Approximate thickness in decimal parts of an inch(in) 0.0508 in
Approximate thickness in millimeters(mm) 1.29 mm
Weight Per Area Weight per square foot in ounces avoirdupois(oz/ft²) 11.472 oz/ft²
Weight per square foot in pounds avoirdupois(lb/ft²) 0.717lb/ft²
Weight per square foot in kilograms(kg/ft²) 0.3252 kg/ft²
Weight per square meter in kilograms(kg/m²) 3.5 kg/m²

### What is thicker 11 gauge or 16 gauge?

The rating for aluminum gauge may seem backward: the smaller the number, the thicker the sheet metal , The larger the number, the thinner the sheet metal.

Therefore, the thickness of the 16 gauge aluminum sheet is thinner than that of the 11 gauge aluminum sheet.

Parameters of other specifications of aluminum plate：

6 gauge aluminum thickness

12 gauge aluminum thickness

14 gauge aluminum thickness

16 gauge aluminum thickness

18 gauge aluminum thickness

22 gauge aluminum thickness

24 gauge aluminum thickness

Note: The larger the value of Gauge, the thinner the sheet.

For more detailed and complete metal aluminum gauge chart please check URL:

What is the sheet metal gauge? How to calculate aluminum gauge?

What is the weight of the aluminum sheet plate?

Standard sheet metal gauges in wikipedia