Metalweb is a leading UK aluminium stockholder and aims to provide a 100% on-time delivery and quality product both for day-to-day requirements and long term contracts. They carry out four key...
Article - 1 May 2008
Aluminium is ideal for the construction of small leisure boats, luxury vessels, workboats, fishing vessels, and patrol boats through to some of the world’s largest high speed passenger / car ferries....
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6082 is a medium strength alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. It has the highest strength of the 6000 series alloys. Alloy 6082 is known as a structural alloy. The properties,...
Article - 19 Jun 2008
Metalweb stock a wide variety of aluminium sheet materials. The various sizes, alloys and finishes they stock are described. There is also a detailed selection guide to assist you in choosing the...
Article - 17 May 2005
Aluminium alloys are normally supplied as semi-finished products such as sheet, plate, coil, extrusions, tube or wire. All forms can then be readily fabricated into finished products using a wide...
Article - 23 May 2001
Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...
Article - 7 Jan 2002
Friction stir welding is a recent modification on friction welding. It is suited to aluminium, magnesium and other metals and can join dissimilar materials. Advantages over fusion welding are, no...
Article - 26 Apr 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a silvery ductile metallic element. It can be mixed with many other elements to form aluminium / aluminum alloys.
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6005/6005A is a medium strength, heat treatable alloy with excellent corrosion resistance.
The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for aluminium alloy 6005.
Article - 29 Jan 2016
A recently developed alloy is aluminium alloy 6026, and it meets European Environmental Protection standards.