Calculating Blank Size for Rolled Sheet Metal By Dave Hoffman In this interactive object, students read how to calculate the blank size for cylinders in a three-roll pinch roller. Sheet metal is metal formed by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces. Sheet metal is one of the fundamental forms used in metalworking and it can be cut and bent into a variety of shapes. Countless everyday objects are fabricated from sheet metal. Thicknesses can vary significantly; extremely thin sheets are considered foil or leaf, and pieces thicker than 6 mm are considered plate steel or "structural steel." Sheet metal is available in flat pieces or coiled strips. They are sold by some

Baldwin Metals boasts a broad range of plate and sheet metal rolling capabilities. With a number of CNC as well as manual rolls there we are well equipped to take on most rolling jobs. With expert operators we can roll both thin gauge sheet metal as well as heavy plate to exact tolerances.