At PPD Ltd we stock the following metal types:
Brass - 0.1 / 0.15 / 0.2 / 0.25 / 0.3 / 0.4 / 0.45 / 0.5 / 0.55 / 0.7 / 0.9 / 1.2 / 2.0 / 3.0 / 4.0mm
Nickel Silver - 0.15 / 0.2 / 0.25 / 0.3 / 0.4 / 0.45 / 0.55 / 0.7 / 0.9mm
Phosphor Bronze - 0.15 / 0.25 / 0.4 / 0.7 / 1.0mm
Stainless Steel - 0.1 / 0.125 / 0.2 / 0.25 / 0.3 / 0.4 / 0.5 / 0.7 / 0.9 / 1.5 / 2.0 / 3.0 / 6.0mm
Copper - 0.3 / 0.5 / 0.7 / 1.0 / 2.0mm
Mild Steel - 0.3 / 1.0 / 1.6 / 2.0 / 3.0 / 4.0 / 5.0 / 6.0mm
Aluminium - 0.9 / 1.5 / 2.0 / 3.0 / 5.0 / 6.0mm
(Table updated December 2018)
We also offer a silver etching and laser cutting service, please contact us for further information.
FAQ on Stock Metals & Metal Selection:
What is the largest sheet size I can order?
It depends on which metal type and thickness is selected, a full list of sizes is available on the 'Stock Metal Info' pdf.
What thickness of metal should I use?
For advice on the most suitable metal thickness please take a look at our ‘Metal Selection’ guide.
Can I supply my own metal?
Technically yes, if you have a specific thickness or grade you would like us to use that we do not stock then no problem, the cost will be slightly cheaper, please give us a call if you would like further information.
What is the cheapest metal I can use?
The cheapest metal is Brass.
What grades of metal do you stock?
All our metal grades are listed on the 'Stock Metal Info' pdf.
The thickness I need is not listed, can you order it for me?
Depending on order size/timescale and availabilty, yes we will consider ordering in a specific thickness to suit our customers.
Can I order unetched blank metal from PPD Ltd?
Yes, we are happy to supply unetched blank sheets, please contact us for costs and further information.
Can you etch Aluminium?
We do not currently offer an etch service on Aluminium, however we can laser cut and laser mark, please contact us for further details.