Aluminum 5652 Alloy (UNS A95652)

Topics Covered

Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties


5000 series aluminum alloys have very good corrosion resistance, weldability, workability, strength, and toughness.

Aluminum 5652 alloy is a wrought alloy type. The following datasheet will provide more details about aluminum 5652 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of aluminum 5652 alloy.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al 97.2
Magnesium, Mg 2.5
Chromium, Cr 0.25

Physical Properties

The physical properties of aluminium/aluminum 5652 alloy are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.67 g/cm³ 0.0965 lb/in³
Melting point 607- 649 °C 1125 - 1200°F

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of aluminum 5652-H38 alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength 290 MPa 42000 psi
Yield strength 255 MPa 37000 psi
Elongation at break (@thickness 1.59 mm/ 0.0625 in) 7% 7%
Elastic modulus 70.3 GPa 10200 ksi
Shear modulus 25.9 GPa 3760 ksi
Poisson’s ratio 0.33 0.33
Hardness, Brinell 77 77
Hardness, Knoop 100 100
Hardness, Vickers 87 87

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of aluminum 5652 alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal expansion co-efficient (@20-100°C/68-212°F) 22 µm/m°C 12.2 µin/in°F
Thermal conductivity 138 W/mK 960 BTU in/hr.ft².°F

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