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If you love parts that look good and last a long time, take a look at our latest additions in stainless steel. When you use our online quoting system and choose Stainless Steel T-304 material, you now have 7 new thicknesses to choose from:

Inches Millimeters Gauge

This is in addition to all the old thicknesses: 0.06", 0.09", 0.12", 0.125", 0.1875", 0.25", 0.375", 0.5", and 0.75", meaning we now offer 16 standard thicknesses of 304 stainless steel.

If you're having trouble deciding on the thickness of your part, here are a few common items and their thicknesses for comparison.

Dollar bill0.00430.1092
#9 Standard Razor Blade0.0090.2286
#12 Heavy Duty Razor Blade0.0120.3048
Credit Card0.0300.76
CD, DVD, or Blu-Ray Disc0.0471.2
US Dime0.0531.35
US Penny (Cent)0.0601.52
US Quarter0.0691.75
US Nickel0.0771.95
Canadian Polymer Banknote0.0040.091
Canadian 10 Cents0.0481.22
Canadian Cent0.0571.45
Canadian 25 Cents0.0621.58
Canadian Dollar0.0691.75
Canadian 5 Cents0.0691.76

As always, just let us know by e-mail if you're looking for a material or thickness that's not listed in the online quoting system.

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