Why use 4×8 aluminum sheet?
The reason people prefer to use 4x8 aluminum sheet is that 4x8 aluminum sheet is the right size for production and easy to transport

Why use 4×8 aluminum sheet?


Reasons why people prefer to use 4×8 aluminum sheet

Aluminum sheets can be cut to any size needed to fit production.

Aluminum plate loaded truck

Long aluminum plate loaded truck

Since aluminum sheets that are too long or too wide are easily damaged during transportation, and aluminum sheets with large dimensions need to be cut again in use, 4×8 aluminum sheet plate are gradually becoming an accepted standard aluminum sheet size.

aluminum sheet with blue films

aluminum sheet with blue films

4×8 aluminum sheet size conversion

The unit of 4×8 aluminum sheet is feet, calculated according to 1 foot = 304.8 mm, and expressed in mm unit is 1219 mm × 2438 mm aluminum sheet, which is usually called 1220 * 2440 mm aluminum sheet. The conversion to inches is 48″x96″.

4×8 aluminum sheet size comparison table

Unit Size Abbreviation Use symbol
foot 4 foot × 8 foot 4ft × 8ft 4′ × 8′
Inch(in) 48 inch × 96 inch 48in × 96in 48“ × 96”
MM(mm) 1219 millimeter × 2438 millimeter 1219mm x 2438mm 1219 × 2438mm

Of course, in addition to 4×8 aluminum sheet, 5×10 aluminum sheet is also a common size.

What can aluminum sheet be used for

4×8 aluminum sheet can be used for a variety of purposes, such as:

Building construction:

It can be used as siding or roofing material in construction.


It can be used to make signs, nameplates, and license plates.


It can be used to create decorative panels, partitions, and wall art.


It can be used in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, machinery, and other products.


It can be used to make lightweight panels for truck trailers, boats, and aircraft.

Artistic expression:

It can be used as a material for sculpture and other forms of artistic expression.

In general, 4×8 aluminum sheets are popular because of their versatility, durability, and lightweight properties, which make them suitable for a wide range of applications.

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3104 H19 aluminum alloy has good deep punching performance and processing ductility, good stability in stamping, and the tempering of H19 also makes aluminum cans have certain strength, so 3104 H19 aluminum alloy is suitable for cans body.

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How to produce 4’×8′ aluminum sheets?

4'×8' aluminum sheet (48x96 inch) can use 1000/3000/5000/6000/7000series aluminum alloy as the base material, and the thickness can be customized, the size is 1219mm × 2438mm

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