What thickness aluminum for hatches?

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Blake
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What thickness aluminum for hatches?

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I'm going to build a rear hatch out of aluminum that I can stand on. What thickness will do? Any particular type of aluminum?

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gatorglenn
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What thickness aluminum for hatches?

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5052 aluminum.100 or .90 with double the underside bracing


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Bigwrench
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What thickness aluminum for hatches?

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I personally used 1/8 5052, I run about 280 on a good day lol

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richg99
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What thickness aluminum for hatches?

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If you are topping a 3/4 inch piece of exterior plywood, it probably doesn't matter too much.
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