Grade Summary: This is one of the highest strength aluminium alloys available. Its strength-to-weight ratio is excellent. It is ideally suited for highly stressed aircraft parts.
Typical Applications: Used mostly in aircraft and transportation industries where strength is critical. Can be used as mold material for the plastics industry.
Available products: Round Bar, Rectangular Bar, Square Bar, Hexagonal Bar, Flat Sheet and Plate
Typical Chemical Analysis:
- * Cu – 1.20/2.20 Max. *Si – .40 Max. *Fe – .50 Max. *Mn – .30 Max. *Mg – 2.10/2.90 Max
- *Zn – 5.10/6.10 Max. *Cr – .18/.28 *Ti – .20 Max. *Other – .15 Max. *Al – Remainder
Typical Mechanical Properties**:
Yield Point (PSI) 73,000
Brinell Hardness 150
* Chemical Analysis will vary on each heat number
** All values are minimum values and are representative.
*** % in 2″
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