Gauge: What you need to know
Category : School of Ironworks
In steel, when one refers to “Gauge” they are referring to the thickness of the material. Consequently, most people think that the higher the gauge number, the thicker the material is. This in fact is wrong, the lower the gauge number of a material, the thicker it is. The gauge of metal used in your work will have a significant impact on its life. Always make sure to ask anyone who gives you a quote to tell you what gauge they plan to use for your work.