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Length/Width Tolerances

Carbon Steel: Not Resquared

Commercial Quality - Hot rolled (mill cut edge), cold rolled and hit dipped galvanized sheets, coils and mill cut lengths including pickled sheets.

Sheet Thickness Inches Width Widtth Tolerances Inches Lenth Length Tolerances
30GA - 7GA 12-14 -0 +9/16" Up to 60" -0 +1"
     ↓ 15-17 -0 +5/8" Over 60" - 120" -0 +1-1/2"
     ↓ 19-19 -0 +11/16" Over 120" -0 +2"
     ↓ 20-21 -0 +3/4"    
     ↓ 22-24 -0 +13/16"    
     ↓ 25-26 -0 +1-1/16"    
     ↓ 27-30 -0 +1-3/16"    
     ↓ 31-50 -0 +1-3/8"    
     ↓ 51-72 -0 +1-3/4"    

Superior Quality - Hot rolled (mill cut edge), cold rolled and hit dipped galvanized sheets, coils and mill cut lengths including pickled sheets.

Sheet Thickness Inches Width Width Tolerances Inches Length Length Tolerances
30GA - 7GA To 30" -0 +3/4" To 60" -0 +1"
    ↓ To 31" - 48" -0 +5/16" 60" - 120" -0 +1 1/2"
    ↓ To 48" - 60" -0 +3/8" Over 120" -0 +2"

Commercial Quality - Mill Edges and Mill Sheared Plates.

Specified Length or Width Inches Thickness Range
3/16" Over 3/8" to 5/8" Over 5/8" to 1"
Length or Width Tolerance
To 24" -0 +7/16" -0 +1/2" -0 +9/16"
Over 24" to 36" -0 +5/8" -0 +11/16" -0 +3/4"
Over 36" to 48" -0 +3/4" -0 +13/16" -0 +7/8"
Over 48" to 60" -0 +7/8" -0 +15/16" -0 +1"
Over 60" to 84" -0 +1-1/8" -0 +1-3/16" -0 +1-1/4"
Over 84" to 120" -0 +1-1/4" -0 +1-5/16" -0 +1-3/8"
Over 120" -0 +1-1/2" -0 +1-9/16" -0 +1-5/8"

Stainless Steel - Not Resquared

Commercial Quality

Width Tolerance
Thickness Up to 60" Wide
30GA - 16GA +3/8" - 0"
Over 16GA - 7GA +1/2" - 0"
Length Tolerance @ Thickness 30GA - 7GA
Length Tolerance
0" - 120" +2"
Over 120" +2-1/4"

Commercial Quality - Sheared Mill and Universal Mill Plates.

    Thickness
    3/16" - 3/8" Over 3/8 Over 1/2" - 1"
Width Length Width Tolerances
0 - 60" - -1/4" +1/2" -1/4" +5/8" -1/4" +3/4"
Over 60" - 84" - -1/4" +11/16" -1/4" +13/16" -1/4" +15/16"
    Length Tolerances
- 0" - 144" -1/4" +2-1/4" -1/4" +2-1/4" -1/4" +2-1/4"

Aluminum - Not Sheared

Commercial Quality - Length and width tolerances for aluminum flat sheets and sheets from coil.

Width Tolerance
Thickness Up to 60" Wide
.006" to .060" +3/8" - 1/8"
Over .060" to .1875" +1/2" - 1/8"
Length Tolerance
Thickness Length Tolerance
.006" to .1875" 0" - 120" +2"
  Over 120" +2-1/4"

Commercial Quality - Plate.

    Thickness
    .1876" - .375" .376" - .500" .501" - 1"
Width Length Width Tolerances
0 - 60" - -1/4" +1/2" -1/4" +5/8" -1/4" +3/4"
Over 60" - 72" - -1/4" +11/16" -1/4" +13/16" -1/4" +15/16"
    Length Tolerances
- 0" - 144" -1/4" +2-1/4" -1/4" +2-1/4" -1/4" +2-1/4"

Standard overall length and width tolerances of resheared sheets and plates, of all metals, and plastics sheared after perforating.

Tolerances

Thickness Commercial Quality Superior Quality Special Quality*
30GA - 10GA ± 1/8" ± 1/16"  
8GA - 1/4"

± 1/4"

± 1/8"  
5/16" - 1/2" ± 5/16" ± 5/32"  
9/16" - 3/4" ± 3/8" ± 3/16"  
11/16" - 1" ± 1/2" ± 1/4"  

* If other special resheared tolerances are required, contact Hendrick.

When steel plates or aluminum sheets and plates are urchased from the mill or service center as a sheared product, the above tolerances may not be achievable.