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ALUMINIUM PRODUCTS FAQS
To help you understand our product range and service, we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about our aluminium products.
Can your aluminium products be cut to size?
All our aluminium products, including sheets, bars, tubes, treadplates and tooling plates can be cut to size, to suit your exact specifications.
Do you offer delivery?
We offer delivery to Mainland UK addresses. All orders are sent out via next day courier with a delivery charge of £14.95.
How long will my order take?
We aim to process all orders for despatch within 3-5 working days from receipt. The order will then be despatched via a 24hr (next working day) courier.
How can I contact Clickmetal?
Is there a minimum order charge?
No. We do not have a minimum order charge.
What are the benefits of using aluminium for my project?
Aluminium is both incredibly light while also being extremely strong and flexible. It’s also corrosion resistant, due to its surface layer of thin but strong oxide film.
What’s stronger, steel or aluminium?
Steel is stronger than aluminium but also far heavier. That’s why aluminium is often the more popular choice of metal for projects that require a lightweight but durable material.
What are aluminium sheets used for?
Sheet metal (also known as plate, kick plate or finger plate) can be used for panelling in all areas of industry, from the home to general metalwork. We offer a choice of aluminium sheet in grades 1050H14, 5083'O', 5251H22 & 6082T6. Stainless Steel in Grade 304 and Brass in Grade CZ108.
What are round aluminium bars used for?
Round metal bars or alloy rods are used in applications such as machined components, handles and shafts. They’re commonly used throughout all industrial sectors.
What are flat aluminium bars used for?
Flat aluminium bars can be used as shims, decorative strips or rubrails. Our metal flat bars can be cut to size.
What is an aluminium treadplate?
Treadplates, also known as checker plates or durbars, are generally used for flooring, ramp coverings, stair treads, wall protection, kick plates and vehicle beds. Their raised pattern provides excellent grip. Our 5 bar treadplate is made from durable Aluminium Grade 5754, which offers good corrosion resistance.