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Metals Used | Azimex Fabrications Ltd

Customised parts for your metalwork needs

Metals Stocked and Worked With

We use a range of different metals for building your custom sheet metal fabrication, click the metal for more information on the specifications, or contact us to find out more.

    • Mill finish - 0.8mm, 1.0mm, 1.2mm, 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 3.0mm, 4.0mm, 5.0mm, 6.0mm
    • NSF4 toughened
    • White pre-coated - 0.9mm, 1.5mm
    • Anodised
    • Tread plate - 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 3.0mm, 4.5mm, 6.0mm
    • PPC Aluminium
    • Common applications: Roof capping, fascia, signs, roof trim, gutters and downpipes, automotive.
    • Available to order next day
    • Available to order next day
    Galvanised Steel
    • 0.7mm, 0.9mm, 1.0mm, 1.2mm, 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 3.0mm
    • Common applications: Roofing and buidling - cladding, support and security.
    • Available to order next day
    • Common applications: Roofing, renovation of listed buildings etc.
    Mesh and Perforated
    • Types available - round, square, diamond, weld mesh, fly mesh, decorative
    • Common applications: Interior design, ventilation, pest control, roofing.
    Mild Steel
    • Available to order next day
    • Common applications: Repair and restoration, automotive.
    • 0.7 textured plastic-coated galvanised steel sheet
    • 25 years to first maintenance outdoors
    • Resilience to weather
    • Array of colours - can also be painted
    • Common applications: Roofing trim, cladding, weather-proof shelters and storage, profiled roofing sheet, interior work surfaces.
    • Pre-coated smooth finish galvanised sheet
    • Resilience to weather
    • Array of colours
    • Common applications: Roofing trim, cladding, weather-proof shelters and storage, profiled roofing sheet, interior work surfaces.
    Special Finish Sheets
    • Available upon request - pattern, coloured, embossed, acid-dipped etc. Please contact us for more information.
    Stainless Steel
    • Mill finish
    • Brushed finish (dull-polished/DP)
    • Bright annealed
    • Mirror polished
    • Common applications: Hygiene environments, areas of adverse weather, automotive, interior design, security.
    Extrusion and sections (Aluminium, Mild Steel and Stainless Steel)
    • Solid bar - Round, square, flat
    • Extruded profiles - Tube, box, rectangle, H-section, F-section, E-section, U-channel

At Azimex Fabrications, we work with sheet metal, which is metal formed into thin, flat pieces. Sheet metal is one of the essential forms of metal used in metalworking and fabrications today. The sheet metal we use can be cut and bent into an assortment of unique and customised shapes. We use the metal sheets to build a limitless number of everyday items such as lighting rigs, skirting boards, wall panels, exhausts, flooring, chairs and stools and much more. The thicknesses can vary considerably depending on your custom metal fabrication needs.

The thickness of sheet metal is called its gauge. The gauge of sheet metal ranges from 30 gauge to about 8 gauge. The higher the gauge, the thinner the metal is.

A variety of metals can be used as sheet metal, such as: Aluminium, brass, copper, galvanized steel and lead. These metals can be used for decoration, custom sheet metal designs and other variations of fabrications.

Sheet metal can be applied to everyday objects such as cars, tables, roofs, guttering, signs, mirrors, posts, trailers and many other things. History shows that sheet metal was also an important part of plate armour worn by cavalry and still used for this purpose to this day.

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