Alro Steel was established in 1948 by Al and Robert Glick and has grown to include Alro Plastics, Alro Industrial Supply and Alro Metals Outlet.
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Processing Capabilities


Alro will shear to your specifications or shear to a desired length for handling.

Shearing

Shearing sheet metal and plate steel is performed in most of Alro’s steel warehouses. We’ll shear your order to your exact specifications, place your material on a skid for safe transporting and safe handling after your order is delivered to your specified location.

We are capable of shearing plate up to 1/2” thick. Thickness capacities vary depending on the grade of the material. Please inquire.

Equipment Capacity Tolerance Max Plate Capacity Carbon Stainless Aluminum Red Metals
Shearing Thickness: 20 GA Min:
Mild Carbon Steel = 1/2”
Floor Plate = 3/8”
Medium Carbon = 1/4”
AR 235 Plate = 1/4”
AR 400 Plate = 3/16”
Expanded Metal = 9GA
Stainless = 1/4”
Stainless Floor Plate = 3/16”
Red Metals = 1/2”

Aluminum:
3003 • 5052 • 6061 = 1/2”
Floor Plate = 3/8”
7075 = 1/8”
2024 = 1/8”
1/8”  144” x 144”
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  Sheared products are wrapped for protection and skidded for delivery.