Sheet metal is made from steel and it is a metal that has thickness less than 6mm. Steel plates are used when there is a need to build huge structures that offer increased strength to weight ratio, reliability and durability. This type of metal is found throughout most buildings and structures around the world.
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As discussed before, plate metal has thickness greater than or equal to 6mm. In some countries, steel metal which thickness greater than or equal to 3mm is also known as plate metal. Due to the thickness, plate metal weighs more than steel metal and therefore it is used where durability is preferred. Walls, pillars and roofs are made from plate metal if there is need for increased durability and strength to weight ratio.
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