HOWARD WIRE CLOTH CO.

PERFORATED METALS

TABLE OF GAUGES FOR
PERFORATED METAL

GAUGE

STEEL
USS GAUGE
REV
DECIMAL
THICKNESS

STAINLESS
USS GAUGE
REV
DECIMAL
THICKNESS

ALUMINUM
B&S GAUGE
DECIMAL
THICKNESS

32
31
30
29
28
27
26
25
24
23
22
21
20
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1

.0100
.0110
.0120
.0135
.0149
.0164
.0179
.0209
.0239
.0269
.0299
.0329
.0359
.0418
.0478
.0538
.0598
.0673
.0747
.0897
.1046
.1196
.1345
.1494
.1644
.1793
-
-
-
-
-
-

.0100
.0109
.0125
.0140
.0156
.0171
.0187
.0218
.0250
.0281
.0312
.0343
.0375
.0437
.0500
.0552
.0625
.0703
.0781
.0937
.1093
.1250
.1406
.1562
.1718
.1875
-
-
-
-
-
-

.008
.009
.010
.011
.012
.014
.016
.018
.020
.022
.025
.028
.032
.036
.040
.045
.050
.056
.063
.071
.080
.090
.100
.112
.125
.140
.160
.190
-
-
-
-
Most Commonly Used Patterns are Illustrated and/or Listed.
Other Tooling is Available.

HOLE

CENTERS

OPEN AREA (%)

HOLES P.S.I.

SHEET SIZE

GAUGE
STEEL SHEET - STAGGERED HOLES

1/32
3/64
3/64
1/16
5/64
3/32
1/8
1/8
5/32
3/16
3/16
1/4
5/16
3/8
1/2

1/16
3/32
5/64
1/8
1/8
5/32
3/16
7/32
3/16
1/4
5/16
3/8
7/16
9/16
11/16

22
23
34
23
36
33
40
29
63
51
33
40
46
40
48

295
132
169
74
74
47
33
24
33
18
12
8
6
4
2

36" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"
36" & 48" x 120"

22
22 thru 18
24
22, 20, 18, 16
22, 20, 18, 16, 14
20, 18, 16, 14
24, 22, 20, 18, 16, 14, 12, 11
12
24, 22, 20, 18, 16
24, 22, 20, 18, 16, 14, 12
20, 16, 10, 3/16
20 thru 1/4
18 thru 14, 10 thru 1/4
20, 16, 14, 12, 11, 10, 3/16, 1/4
20, 16, 14, 11, 10, 3/16, 1/4
STEEL SHEET - STRAIGHT HOLES

.027

.055

23

400

36" x 120"

26
STAINLESS STEEL TYPE 304 SHEET - STAGGERED HOLES

.020
1/32
.038
.045
3.64
.050
1/16
3.32
1/8
5/32
3/16
1/4
3/8
1/2

.044
1/16
.065
.086
5/64
.083
1/8
5/32
3/16
3/16
1/4
3/8
9/16
11/16

20
22
34
28
34
32
23
33
40
63
51
40
40
48

625
295
303
176
169
163
74
47
33
33
18
8
4
2

36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 48" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 48" x 120"
36" x 48" x 120"
36" x 48" x 120"
48" x 120"

28
26
28
24
26, 24
26, 24
24, 22, 20
24, 22, 20, 18, 16
22, 20, 18, 16, 14
20, 18
22, 20, 18, 16, 14
20, 16, 14
16, 14
20, 16
STAINLESS STEEL TYPE 304 SHEET - STRAIGHT HOLES

.050

.066

45

230

36" x 120"

26
ALUMINUM SHEET GRADE 5052 H32 - STAGGERED HOLES

3/64
.050
1/16
3/32
1/8
5/32
3/16
1/4

5/64
5/64
1/8
5/32
3/16
3/16
1/4
3/8

34
37
23
33
40
63
51
40

169
189
74
47
33
33
18
8

36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 120"
36" x 48" x 120"

.032
.025
.032, .040, .050, .063
.020, .025, .032, .040, .050, .063
.025, .032, .040, .050, .063, .125
.032, .063
.032, .040, .050, .063, .080
.032, .040, .050, .063
ALUMINUM SHEET GRADE 5052 H32 - STRAIGHT HOLES

.050

.066

45

230

36" x 120"

.040

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