Metal plate weight calculator

Answers the question: How much will a sheet of metal weigh?

Use this metal plate calculator to find the weight of a metal plate in the material of your choice. This calculator supports the most common metal types like aluminum, steel, stainless steel, iron, cast iron, brass, and many more. The weight of these metals is represented in kilograms and in pounds. We will also calculate the weight per square meter and per square foot, as this is often needed in construction.

If you select an option that has the same underlying value as another option, both (all) will be marked.


Metal plate weight: 36 kilograms
Kilograms per square meter: 12 kilograms
Metal plate weight: 79.37 pounds (lbs)
Pounds (lbs) per square foot: 1.115 pounds (lbs)

This material calculator is based on theoretical weights and is only a tool to provide an estimate. There will always be variations between what is theoretical weight and actual weight in metal plates.

Our calculations

At Calculatorian, we are keen to share our knowledge, be transparent and open to feedback. Here are the calculations used to create this calculator. If you find an error or deficiency, contact us and we'll fix it in an instant!

Metal plate weight was calculated like this:

Kilograms per square meter was calculated like this:

Metal plate weight was calculated like this:

Pounds (lbs) per square foot was calculated like this:

Variables used in this formula

w = Width in millimeters
l = Length in millimeters
t = Thickness in millimeters

Depending on your choice when selecting metal type a constant is applied as the variable c in the formula.

Metal typec
Cast iron7300
Lead metal11340
Stainless steel7950