Note: Mild steel = 55 ksi = 55,000 psi (some people use 60 ksi for easier calculation)
How to use this tensile
strength of metals information for bending aluminum or stainless steel:
Tensile Strengths of Stainless Steel:
• May be slightly magnetic when cold worked
Tensile Strengths of Aluminum:
¹ Tempers T361 T861 were formerly designated T36 and T86, respectively.
² For stress-relieved tempers, the characteristics and properties other
³ 1 ksi = 1000 psi
° Minimum Properties
Below is a conversion chart that converts sheet metal gauge numbers into metal thickness.
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