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

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