Aluminium (Al) - Classification and Mechanical Properties of Aluminium Plate, Sheet and Strip by Metalweb

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Background
Metalweb Aluminium Plate Alloys
Classes of Aluminium Plate Alloys
Mechanical Propeties of Aluminium Plate, Sheet and Strip

Background

The Metalweb Group is focused on providing a tailored service to meet the specific needs of each of its customers. This includes both long-term contracts and day-to-day transactions. Through its unparalleled range of commercial aluminium stock, Metalweb successfully supply customers across a wide range of hi-tech markets.

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Metalweb Aluminium Plate Alloys

Metalweb can offer aluminium plate from stock in a wide range of sizes, alloys and tempers. These include:

  • From as small as 50mm x 30mm in size up to and including 6m x 2m in size
  • From 6mm thick to 380mm thick
  • Both metric and imperial sizes offered
  • Standard alloys stocked including 1050, 2014, 5083, 6082 and 7075
  • Specialist alloys stocked including 2024 and 6061
  • A range of rolled and cast tooling plates in 5xxx and 7xxx series

Metalweb has a range of processing & cutting capabilities in order to provide you with the size you need. A large number of our customers look to us to carry out their first stage processing for them as this means they can focus on their area of expertise in more skilled machining and equipment manufacture.

Classes of Aluminium Plate Alloys

The typical mechanical properties of many of the the common aluminium plate alloys stocked by Metalweb, including:

  • 1050
  • 2024
  • 3103
  • 5083
  • 5251
  • 6061
  • 6082
  • 7075

Mechanical Propeties of Aluminium Plate, Sheet and Strip

The chart includes data on proof stress; tensile strength; % elongation; shear strength; fatigue strength; and a number of hardness properties including Brinell and Vickers.

Table 1. Mechanical Propeties of Aluminium Plate, Sheet and Strip

Internal Alloy Design

Former B.S. Specs

0.2% Proof Stress MPa

Tensile Strength MPa

% Elongation

Shear Strength MPa

Fatigue Strength 50 mil. cycles MPa

Hardness

On
√5.65 SO

On
50 mm

Brinell

Vickers

Rockwell B

1050A

0
H18

S1B

35
133

75
146

25
-

32
5

50
78

20
45

21
40

22
43

-
-

1080A

0
H18

S1A

30
125

75
138

-
-

32
5

60
-

-
-

19
38

20
40

-
-

1200

0
H14
H18

S1C

40
115
143

80
125
160

20
-
-

30
5
4

70
85
100

40
55
76

22
33
42

23
35
45

-
-
-

1350

0
H12
H14
H16

P1E


95
110
125

85
-
-
-

-
-
-
-

-
60
70
75

55
-
-
-

-
-
-
-

-
-
-
-

-
-
-
-

-
-
-
-

2014A

T4
T6

HS15

255
420

410
470

10
8

14
7

262
293

170
170

115
145

122
153

67.3
81

2024

T5
T4

 

345
325

480
470

-
-

18
20

280
280

140
140

120
120

126
126

69.8
69.8

3003

0
H14
H16
H18

 

45
160
180
235

110
170
200
260

 

32
7.5
4.5
4

80
100
100
110

50
60
70
70

28
40
47
55

 

 

3103

0
H14
H18

NS3

50
140
185

112
157
195

-
-
-

24
5
4

76
92
108

54
71
85

29
44
53

30
47
56

-
-
-

5005

0
H14
H18

NS41

-
115
170

120
165
195

-
-
-

30
8
5

76
96
110

-
-
-

28
40
50

29
42
52

-
-
-

5052

0
H22
H24
H26
H28

 

90
180
220
240
260

200
240
260
270
300

 

22.5
18.5
9.5
8.5
8

125
140
145
160
165

110
120
125
130
140

47
60
67
74
80

50
63
71
78
84

 

5083

0
H22
H24

NS8

140
250
285

292
337
375

20
-
-

16
8
6

155
-
-

124
-
-

72
95
110

76
100
116

-
52.5
63.6

5086

0
H22
H24

 

115
205
255

260
290
325

 

22
12
10

160

185

 

 

 

 

5558

0

 

169

270

14

16.5

143

-

75

82

-

5154A

0
H22
H24

NS5

105
185
240

245
270
300

20
-
-

16
7
6

146
170
-

-
139
148

55
83
95

58
87
100

-
40
52.5

5251

0
H22
H24

NS4

87
150
190

180
220
250

20
-
-

18
6
5

125

139

92
124
-

45
62
70

47
65
74

-
-
-

5454

0
H22
H24

NS51

100
200
225

250
277
297

20
-
-

16
7
5

159
165
179

-
-
-

62
73
81

65
77
85

-
-
-

5558

0

 

270

169

14

16.5

143

-

75

82

-

5754

0

 

120

230

20

-

155

-

60

62

-

6061

T4
T6

HS20

125
265

215
305

18
11

16
9

165
205

95
95

60-70
90-100

64-74
95-105

48-56.6
-

6082

T4
T6

HS30

130
270

225
310

16
9

15
8

178
218

106
124

60-70
90-100

64-74
95-105

48-56.6
-

7020

T4
T6

HS17

200
290

310
350

12
10

10
8

-
-

-
-

95
120

100
126

69.8
-

7022

T6

 

475

530

9

-

310

159

145

153

-

7075

T6

 

505

570

10

11

330

160

150

157

82.4

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Date Added: Jan 17, 2009 | Updated: Jun 11, 2013
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