Aluminum 5049 Alloy (UNS A95049)

Topics Covered

Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Other Designations


Aluminium / aluminum is versatile, lightweight, and malleable metal that can be rolled, hammered, drawn, spun, stamped, roll-formed, and forged. The metal can be extruded into many shapes, and can be milled, turned, and bored using the machining process.

Aluminum alloys are specifically manufactured to meet particular product requirements. Aluminium / aluminum 5049 alloy is a wrought alloy type with good corrosion resistance.

The following datasheet will provide more details about aluminium / aluminum 5049 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of aluminium / aluminum 5049 alloy.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al 94.6 - 97.9
Magnesium, Mg 1.6 - 2.5
Silicon, Si ≤ 0.40
Manganese, Mn 0.50 - 1.1
Iron, Fe ≤ 0.50
Chromium, Cr ≤ 0.30
Titanium, Ti ≤ 0.10
Copper, Cu ≤ 0.10
Zinc, Zn ≤ 0.20
Other (each) ≤ 0.050
Other (total) ≤ 0.15

Physical Properties

The physical properties of aluminium / aluminum 5049 alloy are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.70 g/cm³ 0.0975 lb/in³

Other Designations

Equivalent materials to the aluminium / aluminum 5049 alloy are DIN 3.3527, EN AW-5049 and AM21.

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