- metal in sheets or thin plates.
Origin of sheet metal
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for sheet metal
Drill two holes for a bolt to pass through the sheet-metal ends.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2
The sheet-metal to be gauged is inserted in the slot of the upright.
Pipes must be attached to sheet-metal with lock-nuts or riveted flanges.
Sheet-metal joints must be double-seamed or riveted and thoroughly sweated with solder.
It is designed as a guide to the production of sheet-metal parts at the minimum of cost with the maximum of output.Aviation Engines
Victor Wilfred Pag
- metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil
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