Aluminium Sheet

Metal Sheets Ltd are aluminium sheet metal suppliers to all sectors of industry, manufacturing, building, education, craft work and general public.

Our aluminium sheet stocks include Natural, Chequer Plate, Mirror and Brushed, Stucco, Anodised and Perforated.

The natural and polished sheets come with a peel-able protective plastic film on the face side.

We sell Full Sheets, Part Sheets and Cut to Size

A selection of pre-cut sizes are available in our Online Store.

We also offer CNC shape cutting, spinning, fabrication and welding of aluminium sheet.

Our current stocks are shown below

Our Product Finish Thickness mm Max Sheet Size mm
Natural Semi Bright 0.5, 0.8, 1.0, 1.2, 1.5, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 2000 x 1000
5 Bar Chequer Plate Semi Bright 1.5, 2.0, 3.0, 4.5* 2500 x1250, *(2000 x 1000)
Brushed Dull Polish 1.5 2000 x 1000
Mirror Bright Polished 1.5 2000 x 1000
Embossed Stucco 0.8 2500 x 1250
Silver Anodised 1.5 2500 x 1250
Perforated 3mm dia holes Natural 1.0 2000 x 1000
Perforated 5mm dia holes Natural 2.0 2000 x 1000

Chequer Plate




Perforated Aluminium


Mirror Bright Polished


Silver Anodised


Brushed Finish

Aluminium General

Aluminium has a very good weight to strength ratio and is used extensively in all fields of engineering.

Aluminium is the most commonly occurring metal on the planet and is the most widely used metal after steel, it is none toxic and is used widely with food and pharmaceutical products. Aluminium is also a good reflector of light and this can be improved by having the aluminium sheet polished.

Our Stucco aluminium was used in set make over to re-cover doors for the shooting of Missfits Series 3

Aluminium Tread Plate

Also known as Tread Plate, Floor Plate, Chequer Plate, Checker Plate, Chequered Floor Plate, Checker Plate and Check Plate.

Chequer Plate has many applications but its main use is for protection. Its decorative and industrial appearance also generates interest with designers and it can often be found included in architecture and the decor of buildings.

It is a very hard wearing and strong grade of aluminium, Alloy 5754, it has excellent corrosion resistance and will withstand sea water and much pollution. Grade 5754 is excellent for welding and cold working.

Typical applications for Chequer Plate

  • Floor Covering for hygiene and slip resistance
  • Wall and Column Protection to prevent impact damage where hand trucks, trolleys, sack carts etc are operated.
  • Door Protection as kick plates or as a full door cladding
  • Commercial Vehicle and Vans
  • Access Ramp covering for wheelchairs
  • Livestock Trailer tailgate ramps and flooring.
  • Land rover and other 4 x 4 Off Road Vehicle body protection, bonnets, wings, sills, corners, floors, bumpers, mud flaps, door plates, side plates, load area plates
  • Truck Bed Tool Boxes
  • Stair Treads, Step Ladders, Walkways
  • Shop Front fascias for vandal protection

Plain Semi Bright

Metal Sheets stock of plain aluminium sheet comprises mainly of alloy grade 1050. It is commercially pure aluminium and is resistant to chemical attack and weathering. It is easy to cold work and weld.

Grade 1050 is used extensively in general fabrication and for architectural products such as flashings, pressings, cills, soffits and cappings because of its ease of fabrication and excellent powder coating qualities.

Aluminium sheet metal is an excellent substrate for painting and powder coating, polyester powder coated aluminium with correct pretreatment is used in architectural applications with guarantees in excess of 25 years.

Aluminium sheet is also used for artistic expression:,

The table below shows the various grades of aluminium alloys

Aluminium Series Alloying Elements Grade References
1000 Series Pure Aluminium 1050 / 1200
2000 Series Copper 2014
3000 Series Manganese 3013
4000 Series Silicon 4343 / 4015
5000 Series Magnesium 5251
6000 Series Magnesium 6063 / 6082
8000 Series Others

All information is given in good faith but without warranty, no liability will be accepted by the company for the use of any materials over which it has no control. Fitness for purpose is the responsibility of the customer.