Sheet metal is a very popular material for steel fabricators and those who use steel for DIY projects. Sheet metal can be defined as metal that has been formed by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces. It can be bent into a variety of shapes and can also be fabricated, making it perfect for a range of purposes. Many different types of steel and metal can be used for sheet metal such as aluminium, stainless steel and mild steel, so the options are endless!
South West Steel Supplies, based in Portishead, are the leading stockholders of sheet metal in the South West. If you are based in Wiltshire then we can provide our products and services to you. We operate various deliveries throughout the day and we offer delivery in and throughout the Wiltshire area. If you are interested in Sheet Metal Wiltshire please get in touch today by calling 01275 814178
What is Sheet Metal Used For?
Due to the versatility of the material, sheet metal can be used in virtually any industry and for multiple purposes. This will also depend on the type of sheet metal that you purchase. Different sheet metal will be more suitable for certain purposes due to the properties that specific types of sheet metal have.
Sheet metal is used in many different areas but is most common in the manufacturing and building industries. For example, in the automotive industry, many cars are made using sheet metal. We encounter sheet metal in our lives every day and it is a very valuable material to all kinds of people and businesses.
Different Types of Sheet Metal
Aluminium: Aluminium is a great material to use due to its anti-corrosive properties, meaning that it will avoid any potential rusting or damage due to corrosion. The additional layers protect the aluminium from being oxidised or damaged by liquids, which makes it a popular choice. Aluminium can be fabricated easily too and is very weldable.
Bright Steel: Bright steel is created by stripping, which removes the surface of the steel. This is done through peeling and grinding. Within sheet metal, bright steel is ideal due to its great dimensional accuracy. This makes the end product a much higher quality than you would expect.
Stainless Steel: Stainless steel sheet metal is most commonly used for construction projects due to the strength in its properties. It is an extremely popular material in the industry so we would highly recommend it for sheet metal if this is what you are looking for. Stainless steel also contains chromium content making it extremely anti-corrosive.
Order Your Sheet Metal Today
If you are interested in purchasing sheet metal then you have come to the right place. We have years of experience in providing customers with high quality sheet metal and a range of other steel materials. We stock a wide range of different shapes, sizes and other dimensions to suit all requirements.
We also offer processing services which are perfect for steel fabricators. Our processing services include profiling, folding, plasma cutting, drilling and much more. If you require any specific cutting, dimension or shape for your sheet metal then please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs and provide you with a high-quality material.
For more information on our sheet metal in Wiltshire, please call 01275 814178 to speak to one of the team today!