For the coding of alloys, various abbreviations are used in the European Standard, such as 2007 (AlCu4PbMgMn). On this site these encodings are also used frequently. The meanings of the abbreviations are shown below.

Al    =         Aluminium

Bi    =         Bismuth

Cr    =         Chrome

Cu   =         Copper

Fe    =         Iron

Mg   =         Magnesium

Mn   =         Manganese

Ni     =         Nickel

Pb    =         Lead

Si     =         Silicon

Sn    =         Tin

Ti     =         Titanium

Zn    =         Zinc