Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 Alloy (UNS A95254)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties
Other Designations
Applications

Introduction

Aluminium / Aluminum alloys are good low-temperature alloys with high electrical conductivity and strong corrosion resistance characteristics. These alloys are sensitive to high temperatures ranging between 200 and 250°C (392 and 482°F). Aluminium / Aluminum alloys gain strength when exposed to subzero temperatures and lose strength when exposed to high temperatures.

The following datasheet provides an overview of Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy is outlined in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Aluminium / Aluminum, Al 96.2
Magnesium, Mg 3.5
Chromium, Cr 0.25

Physical Properties

The following table shows the physical properties of Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.6-2.8 g/cm3 0.0939-0.1011 lb/in3

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy are displayed in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Elastic modulus 70-80 GPa 10152-11603 ksi
Poisson's ratio 0.33 0.33

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy are given in the following table.

Properties Conditions
T (ºC) Treatment
Thermal conductivity 127 (W/mK) 25 All

Other Designations

Equivalent material to Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy include ASTM B209 alloy.

Applications

Aluminium / Aluminum 5254 alloy is used in chemical and hydrogen peroxide storage vessels.

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