Aluminium / Aluminum 7175 Alloy (UNS A97175)

Topics Covered

Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties


Aluminium /aluminum alloys are good low-temperature alloys with strong corrosion resistance characteristics and high electrical conductivity. Both aluminium /aluminum and its alloys are in great demand as they are easy to acquire, fabricate and maintain.

The following datasheet provides an overview of aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy is outlined in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Aluminum, Al 90.0
Zinc, Zn 5.6
Magnesium, Mg 2.5
Copper, Cu 1.6
Chromium, Cr 0.23

Physical Properties

The following table shows the physical properties of aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 2.6-2.8 g/cm³ 0.0939-0.1011 lb/in³
Melting point 482°C 900°F

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of aluminium / aluminum 7175 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 7175 alloy are given in the following table.

Properties Conditions
T (°C) Treatment
Thermal conductivity 177 (W/mK) 25 O


Analyze Your Metals | Request a Quote

Machinability – of aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy is easily possible. This alloy can be heat treated. It can also be hardened by cold working or heat treatment.

Cold and hot working - Conventional methods can be used for cold working aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy allowing generous bend radii as with aluminium / aluminum 7075 alloy. Hot working is possible as well.

Forging and forming - Aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy can be forged, and can also be formed by hand or die forging as it is a forging alloy.

Aging - Aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy is an age-hardenable alloy.


Aluminium / aluminum 7175 alloy can be used in machined fittings of the aircraft industry.

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this article?

Leave your feedback
Your comment type

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.