Common Uses of Sheet Metal

April 30th, 2022 | in Metal Fabrication
Common Uses of Sheet Metal

Sheet metal has many applications in our daily lives, and the importance of this versatile material is often overlooked. Sheet metal material comes in a variety of thicknesses and finishes and is most commonly used in the construction and automotive industries.

In this article, we are going to look at a few ways sheet metal is used in our daily lives.

Automotive Bodies

Sheet metal is used to create car frames and is what most people refer to as the "body" of the vehicle. These sheet metal frames are needed to hold doors, seats, and roofs in place. Sheet metal is used because it is sturdy and can withstand the forces of an accident.

Sheet metal is not just limited to cars though. It is also used for tanks, airplanes, and other types of vehicles. What makes sheet metal a good choice for making these types of vehicles is that it is durable and affordable.

Construction Applications

Sheet metal is commonly used in construction projects as well. Sheet metal is used to hold architectural and structural components together, so they keep their shape.

Sheet metal cladding is used to cover large areas such as rooftops or partitions. Sheet metal is also frequently used in combination with other materials to make walls, floors, and ceilings.

If you are looking to incorporate sheet metal into your construction project, Klassen Building Supplies can help you fabricate any paneling system that you need. Our team provides helpful support from the design to the installation phase. We use high-quality sheet metal in every project.

Since 2004, Klassen Building Supplies has been a leader in sheet metal fabrication, supply, and installation in the Vancouver area. Klassen also does considerable custom metal work.

If you have any questions about this article or any of our sheet metal supplies, please call us at (604) 543-7331 or use the convenient form on our Contact page. Klassen is based in Surrey, BC.

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