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what is the difference in 22 gauge steel and 16 gauge steel

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what is the difference in 22 gauge steel and 16 gauge steel what is better
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Barry G. replied 2 years ago.

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Actually that would depend on what it was used for. If the job required that the metal be lighter and thinner you would want 22 gauge. And the reverse is true for the heavier steel. If you need thicker heavier steel that will do a job where the weight is not an issue then you would want 16 gauge. Really though again it depends on the job the steel will be used for.

The only difference is the thickness. 16 thicker and 22 thinner, there is no difference in the quality or grade.

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