INVENTORY

With the country's largest inventory of light gauge stainless steel, Brown Metals can fill your order to your exact specifications in a week or less. From just a few pounds to thousands of pounds, we can get you the material you need right on time and just the way you need it. Let Brown Metals take care of your stainless steel needs with our incredible selection of light gauge stainless steel.

 

 

 

CUSTOM SHEET

Sometimes, coil just doesn't cut it and you need sheet. At Brown Metals, we do everything to YOUR desired needs. 24" x 120"? Only if that's what you really want. Do you really need 5" x 14.280"? Sure, we can do that or any other dimensions you prefer. Don't settle for "standard sheet" when you really need custom sheet. And by the way, we make it more cost effective by doing it your way!

 

 

 

PACKAGING

Custom sizes also need custom packaging. We package our products to your specifications to ensure safe delivery to your facility. Custom box or skid sizes are standard at Brown Metals. We package the way you want at no extra cost. This is just a way we contribute to a lower overall cost in your production.

 

 

 

 

WIDE COIL

At Brown Metals, we bring most of our inventory in at 36" wide. Some light gauges are only available at 24". Please inquire with us regarding your precise needs. Brown Metals provides wide coil for your most difficult applications. Whether you are in the stencil industry,making bellows or just have an application that needs wide, flat stock, Brown Metals can supply exactly what you need. Don't settle for "commercial quality" when Brown Metals can deliver the best quality in the country at the most competitive price.

SLITTING

You need it how narrow? You need an extremely tight tolerance? Why have you not contacted us sooner? Brown Metals is the industry leader in light gauge slit coil. No company has more experienced slitter operators than Brown Metals. Extreme tight tolerances are our specialty. Do you need +/- 001” on your width? Well, it’s more than likely we can meet your needs. Give us a call or send us an email with your next inquiry.

 

 

Brown Metals Company: Custom Quality You Can Depend On!

** Miscellaneous widths available in small quantities.
  Packaged Stainless Shim Stock (300 series) Full Hard
Thickness
Thickness
Tolerance
Approximate
Stock Width
BMC Part Number
 
  .001
  +/- .00005
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-1
 
  .001
  +/- .00005
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-1
 
  .0015
  +/- .000075
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-1X
 
  .002
  +/- .0001
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-2
 
  .002
  +/- .0001
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-2
 
  .003
  +/- .00015
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-3
 
  .003
  +/- .00015
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-3
 
  .004
  +/- .0002
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-4
 
  .004
  +/- .0002
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-4
 
  .005
  +/- .00025
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-5
 
  .005
  +/- .00025
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-5
 
  .006
  +/- .0003
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-6
 
  .006
  +/- .0003
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-6
 
  .007
  +/- .00035
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-7
 
  .007
  +/- .00035
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-7
 
  .008
  +/- .0004
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-8
 
  .008
  +/- .0004
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-8
 
  .009
  +/- .00045
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-9
 
  .010
  +/- .0005
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-10
 
  .010
  +/- .0005
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-10
 
  .012
  +/- .0006
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-12
 
  .012
  +/- .0006
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-12
 
  .015
  +/- .001
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-15
 
  .015
  +/- .001
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-15
 
  .020
  +/- .001
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-20
 
  .020
  +/- .001
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-20
 
  .025
  +/- .001
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-25
 
  .025
  +/- .001
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-25
 
  .031
  +/- .0015
  6" X 50" Rolls
  CSS-31
 
  .031
  +/- .0015
  12" X 50" Rolls
  XSS-31

 

 
Inventory
  • Over 1 million pounds of inventory at all times
  • Stainless Steel - 300 Series, 17-7
  • Beryllium Copper - C17200 Strip, C17300 Rod
  • Steel - C1010/1008
  • Warehouse storage services available


Slitting
 
Inches
Millimeters
Thickness Range:
.001-.040
.0254-1.016
Width Range:
.020-36
.508-914
Inner Diameter:
3-20
76-508
Outer Diameter:
48 max
1219
  • Slitting of customer provided material available


Shearing / Cut-to-Length
 
Inches
Millimeters
Thickness:
.002-.035
.0508-.889
Width:
1-37
25.4-940
Length:
120 max
3048
 
Edge Conditioning
 
Inches
Millimeters
Width:
1.500 max
38
#1 Edge:
Round Edge
#3 Edge:
Square edge produced by slitting process
#5 Edge:
Deburred or "safety" edge
Packaging
  • Material is put on a cardboard core and packed according to the type of freight carrier.
  • Custom packaging of all orders ensures material is protected while in transit to our customers.
Delivery
  • Short lead times of 5 days or less available on most items.
  • Free delivery available for orders 50 pounds or more in most of Southern California.




Company Bio

Founded in 1970, Brown Metals Company specializes in supplying custom-slit and coiled thin gauge stainless steel and high temperature alloys.

Owner-managed since it's inception, Brown Metals takes extreme pride in the depth of expertise evident throughout the company. From skilled slitter operators, warehouse staff and delivery crews, Brown Metals employees are trained and qualified experts in thin gauge stainless steel coil products.

As an authorized distributor for Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation and Somers Thin Strip, Brown Metals can furnish production-size quantities with custom order specifications. Buying directly from the mills eliminates brokering and allows Brown Metals to provide customers with the most competitive prices on the highest quality materials.

With the largest inventory of thin gauge stainless steel coil product on the West Coast - more than a million pounds at all times - Brown Metals is able to turn orders around fast and accurately. Customers can depend on the fact that all products listed are in stock and ready for shipment.

At Brown Metals, every order, regardless of size, is appreciated; from requests for less than a pound to those in excess of 10 tons. Brown Metals excels at meeting specific inquiries for coil sizes, weights, and other special requirements. Specially engineered slitters allow precise slitting of materials from .001" to .035" thick in widths from .020" to 36" with tight tolerances of ± .001".

Brown Metals thin gauge coil products are used in a wide variety of applications in nearly every major industry including: aerospace, agriculture, automotive, aftermarket, bio-tech, electronics, equipment manufacturing, food processing, medical manufacturing, petro-chemical processing and more.

All orders are filled to meet precise customer specifications. Complete physical and chemical test reports, or certificates of compliance, are provided for all products. Direct delivery for most orders is available throughout Southern California.

"Today our commitment to our customers is the same as the day we opened the doors: service, dependability, and consistent quality."

Carolyn Brown, CEO

302 / 304 Stress Relief Annealed (SRA) Stainless Steel

For our stencil, chemical etch, and laser etch customers, Brown Metals Company offers Stress Relief Annealed (SRA) stainless steel material. SRA material is provided in the Full Hard temper (185,000 min PSI tensile) and undergoes an additional process to reduce internal stresses introduced by prior manufacturing processes such as rolling, machining, grinding, cutting, or etching. Stress relief annealing is performed at temperatures below the phase transformation temperature and is not designed to produce significant changes in microstructure or mechanical properties. Material is heated to a predetermined temperature, depending on alloy and material dimensions, and then uniformly cooled. Once the SRA process is completed, it produces the following benefits:

  • Lower cost alternative to Invar and other controlled expansion alloys
  • Prevents cracking and distortion during subsequent mechanical processing
  • Increases resistance to brittle fracture
  • Minimizes stress corrosion cracking in service environments

SRA material is ideally suited for stencil, chemical etching, and laser etching type applications.
Brown Metals Company currently offers 302 / 304 Full Hard SRA stainless steel in these thicknesses:

Thickness
Inches (mm)
Thickness
Tolerance
Inches (mm)

Approximate
Stock Width
Inches (mm)

BMC Part Number
.004 ( .102)
± .0002 (.0051)
up to 36" (914)
302/304FH004SRA
.005 ( .127)
± .00025 (.0064)
up to 36" (914)
302/304FH005SRA
.006 (.152)
± .0003 (.0076)
up to 36" (914)
302/304FH006SRA
.007 (.178)
± .00035 (.0089)
up to 36" (914)
302/304FH007SRA
.010 (.254)
± .0005 (.0127)
up to 36" (914)
302/304FH010SRA

Contact a Brown Metals Company Sales Team member for more details.

 

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Brown Metals Company is located at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, 50 miles east of Los Angeles, California.

Mailing/Shipping Address
Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce Member
Phone / Fax

Brown Metals Company
8635 White Oak Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga ,  CA   91730
USA

(909) 484-3124 | Toll-Free: (800) 992-5015



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