## Weight Of Metals

Weight in lbs. of a Square Foot of Different Metals, in Thicknesses varying by 1/16th of an Inch.

 Thickness. Inches. Zinc. Brass. Gun Metal. Tin. Lead. l/16 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.9 2.3 2.6 27 2.4 37 1/8 5.0 4.7 5.1 5.8 47 5.3 5.5 4.8 7.4 3/16 7.5 7.0 7.6 8.7 7.0 8.2 8.2 7.2 11.2 1/4 10.0 9.4 10.2 11.6 9.4 11.0 10.9 9.6 14-9 5/16 12.5 11.7 12.8 14.5 11.7 13.7 13.7 12.0 18.6 3/8 15.0 141 15.3 17.2 14.0 16.4 16.4 14.4 22.3 7/16 17.5 16.4 17.9 20.0 16.4 19.2 19.1 16.8 26.0 1/2 20.0 187 20.4 22.9 18.7 219 21.9 19.3 297 9/16 22.5 21.1 25.0 25.7 21.1 24.6 24.6 21.7 33.4 5/8 25.0 23.5 25.5 28.6 23.4 27.4 27.3 24.1 37.1 1 1/16 27.5 25.8 28.1 31.4 25.7 30.1 30.0 26.5 40.9 3/4 30.0 28.1 30.6 34.3 28.1 32.9 32.8 28.9 44.6 1 3/16 32.5 30.5 33.2 37.2 30.4 35.6 35.0 31.3 48.3 7/8 35.0 32.8 35.7 40.0 32.8 38.3 38.2 337 52.0 15/16 37.5 35.2 38.3 42.9 351 41.2 410 36.1 557 1 40.0 37.5 40.8 45.8 37.5 43.9 437 38.5 59.4

The weight per square foot to any gauge can easily be obtained from the above Table by multiplying the weight of a square foot of the metal 1 inch thick by the thickness of the gauge in inches or parts of an inch.

1 Hutton's Works Manager's Handbook, where very useful Tables of the weight of iron according to this and the Imperial Standard Gauge are given.