Application per alloy

1050A (Al99,5)

1050A (Al99,5)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion (under normal conditions)

Excellent mechanical machinability

Highly weldable

Highly deformable

 

Restrictions:

Low mechanical properties

2007 (AlCu4PbMgMn)

2007 (AlCu4PbMgMn)

Properties:

Excellent mechanical machinability

Highly machinable

 

Restrictions:

Low resistance against corrosion in open air applications

2011 (AlCu6SiPb)

2011 (AlCu6SiPb)

Properties:

Excellent mechanical machinability

Highly machinable

 

Restrictions:

Low resistance against corrosion in open air applications

2024 (AlCu4Mg1)

2024 (AlCu4Mg1)

Properties:

High in strength (slightly higher than 2007 (AlCu4PbMgMn))

Excellent mechanical machinability

3003 (AlMn1Cu)

3003 (AlMn1Cu)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion (under normal conditions)

Highly weldable

Highly deformable

Better mechanical properties than the 1xxx alloys (especially at elevated temperatures)

3103 (AlMn1)

3103 (AlMn1)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion (under normal conditions)

Highly weldable

Highly deformable

Better mechanical properties than the 1xxx alloys (especially at elevated temperatures)

5005 (AlMg1) (B)

5005 (AlMg1) (B)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion (under normal conditions)

Highly weldable

Highly deformable

Very good for decorative anodizing

 

5052 (AlMg2,5)

5052 (AlMg2,5)

Properties:

Corrosion resistant to seawater in a maritime climate and industrial environments

5083 (AlMg4,5Mn0,7)

5083 (AlMg4,5Mn0,7)

Properties:

Highly weldable

Corrosion resistant to seawater in a maritime climate and industrial environments

Good cold formability

5086 (AlMg4)

5086 (AlMg4)

Properties:

Highly weldable

Corrosion resistant to seawater in a maritime climate and industrial environments

5754 (AlMg3)

5754 (AlMg3)

Properties:

Highly weldable

Corrosion resistant to seawater in a maritime climate and industrial environments

6005 (AlSiMg)

6005 (AlSiMg)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion (under normal conditions)

Highly weldable

6060 (AlMgSi)

6060 (AlMgSi)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion (under normal conditions)

Highly weldable

Good cold formability (especially for hardness T4/T64)

Standard decorative anodising quality

6061 (AlMg1SiCu)

6061 (AlMg1SiCu)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion

Highly weldable (reduction in strength in welded area)

Good cold formability (especially for hardness T4/ T64)

6082 (AlSiMgMn)

6082 (AlSiMgMn)

Properties:

Highly resistant to corrosion

Highly weldable (reduction in strength in welded area)

Mechanical machinability

7075 (AlZn5,5MgCu)

7075 (AlZn5,5MgCu)

Properties:

High strength

Mechanical machinability