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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-04-2005, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone know where I can buy 4X8 sheets of diamond plating. Was also wondering how expensive it is? I called Home depot and Menards here in Joliet but they don't carry it.

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Mcmast-Carr (www.mcmaster.com) has 4x4 sheets
for aluminum, it's $75 - 230 depending on thickness

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I know the Ace by my house carries it, and I have seen it in other aces as well. Not sure on price.
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Ace carries very small sheets (2x2 max I believe). If you need a full 4x8 sheet I use Metals Express in Addison or Bedford Park. It's pricey!
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A 4x8 sheet of aluminium 1/4 " thick can cost as much as $400+ dollars. 1/8 " about $200+. This stuff can get expensive. If you find a better price, please let me know. I'm looking also.

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Lemme ask my steel man tomorrow....he stocks diamond plate in that size and diff. thicknesses.
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