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As l56a-t979

does not form a passive

The bolts, nuts and washers shall conform to the


Oimeniions in the following Australian standards, as
appropriate:
' 'AS
1l l0 ISO Metric Hexagon Precision Bolts and

film

as easily as

2.2.4 Filler Rods' The filler rod metal for general


be of those alloys specified in
table I. Filler-rods shall comply with the following
DurDose weldine shall

Screws

AS I I 12 ISO Metric Hexagon Nuts, including Thin

Australian standard:
AS 1588 Filler Rods for Welding.

AS 12.37

2.3

Nuts, Slotted Nuts and Castle Nuts


Flat Metal Washers for General Engineering PurPoses (Metric Series)'

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF ALUMINIUM


ALLOYS. Minimum mechanical properties of alumin'
ium alloys are set out in Table 2.
Minimum mechanical properties of welded aluminium
alloys are set out in Table 3-

NOTES:
austenitic stainless
In the electrochemical series, although
-with

L
'

;i;;i'-";;;;ti to tre incompatible


oxide

2.

in

-aluminium'
surface film which
effect'
"t""tiJJIi
corrosive
F"itiiii "Jnt""i without serious bimetallic
steel
in
stainless
and
Galvanic coupling of aluminium

it

found to have'an

BUCKLING CONSTANTS. Formulas for calculatine buckling constants are Siven in Tables 4 and 5;
value-s calculaled for various alloy grades are given in

2.4

nurine envirbn^"nts. The occurrence and extent of


bimetallic corrosion between any two metals depends' in
general, upon three factors:
The difference in electrode potential of the two

Table 6.

ia)

metals.

(b) The ratio

icl the

of the anode to

presence

ol

l8/8 chromium-

nickel stainless steel.

2.5 STEEL. All structural steel used in association


*ittt structural aluminium shall comply with the

cathode surface areas.

an electrolyte.

following Australian standards, as appropriate

The desree of corrosion can, however, be modified.if either

(see also

Rule 9.2):

film'
ii capabte of forming a protective.
;iilr;;;A;
bolh metals capable of
nf"*l^i"* ^ta stainless steel are
i;;il;;;;[;iive oxide Iilms that modifv theirit electrode
ootentiifu. Under mildly corrosive conditions ls'- therethe two
i"*"J"iiiut" to have bimetallic contact between
the same two
.rtiti *itttout corrosion. lf, however,
ni"iuit ttt exposed to severely corrosive envirorments
badly polluted industrial atmosphere or
such as a
"ery
in s"t*ut.,, 16s 2[uminiurn will
l"iiii",]ti lmmersion
aluminium also will
;;;r;;-t;;iially. Corrosion of'chromium
steel.which
;;;;r-if ;;;;i"A io a l3 Percent

AS 1250 SAA Steel Structures Code


AS 1538 SAA Cold'formed Steel Structures Code

2.6 CONCRETE. All structural and fire'protective


concrete used in association with structural aluminium
shall comply with the appropriate requirements of the
following Airstralian standlrd(see also Rule 9'2):
AS 1480 SAA Concrete Structures Code

TABLE 2
MINIMUM MECHANICAL PROPERTIES FOR ALUMINIUM ALLOYS
Alloy
rnd

Thickntss

lcmpcr

Shect,platc I <50
Shccr.plare I
< 50
Sheet,platc, I "tt

r00-Hl2
l l0GIl l4
I 200-H l2

mm

drawn

tubc

3003-H

I2

3003-H

3003-H

l6

3003-H

Alclad 30ft-H32
Alclad 30O4-t{14

Alclad 30O4-H36
Alclad 3004-H38
3203-H l4
6

3203-H

5005-H

I2

5005-H I 4
5005-H

I6

5005-H32
5005-H34
5005-H36
5050A-H12
5050A-I{

34

5052-H 32

Sheet
Sheet
Sheer
Shcet

Shcer
Shccr

|
|
|
I

"tt
<4
< l.zs
<6
<
ao
O

I
I *

l',s

Sheet,plate I a tt

sheet

|
Shcct,plate I
Shcct
I
Sheet
|

<

=tO

au
<I

lsn..,
I| =u
<6
lsheer
lrn.",
I.o
lsh..t
| <6
lsnr.t

I <o
I sr'e.t, pt"t" I a to

modulus o(

clrsticity
E

F\

F.t

&u

Fv

'pu

Fpt

75

69

62

45

193

t24

69

ll0

96

90

69

55

221

145

69 637

96

75

69

62

45

193

lz4

69 637

il0

96

90

69

55

22t

145

69 637

386

3'19

il'l I
t37 |
165 I

sz

69

rrz

97

145

t24

rE6

ros

l18

13?

Fr"
96

drawn

2014-T6

Comprcssive

MPr

MPr

shcct,platc, I = tt
plate
Extrusions I < l0
Sheet,plate I < 50
Sheet.platc I

200-H I 4

Bcrring

Shcrr

MPr

MPr

rrnt?

Producl

Compression

Tcnsion

432

|
186 I

2r3

|
234 I
2ss

r3e
t62

r65

l9l

Ba

l17

|
ll7 I

165

145

'ut
186

I ,0,
|"t

I
t44 I

124

l7

97

eu

l17

103

,la

174

Sl

I
r58 I 'ol
'to
r5r I"o
t'12 I
2t1 I 'rt
t3i

'tt

16
98

ll0
96
124
145

24t I

i6 I

8ilt

e7
lo3

214

'186

o*

2r4

I so
I
lro I el
t24 I nt
r3r I llo
r45 I l17
831 6e
e1 l$
16 I
83

55

lt
'76 lm

83
e6

I
831
eol tu
e6l oz
r03 Iil
Dr I so
o8

5e

I 586 I

|
I
,, I
2i6 I 'r'
3t'r lm I
338 zta

|
I
372 | zte I
428 | z0z I
L6e Lnu I
48r | ,or I
276 I ttz
303 Lo.

I
234 I
I
'rr I
276 L,z
33r | ,0. I
214 I l3E |
276 I
I
'ot
t*
it1 I
|
303 | tso I
34s I zzt I
4t4 | tun I

637

75

153

usrl't
or orr

oro:z
6e 637
6e 637

0s orz
un

ult

ut urt
69 637
un

urt

os

ott

en et,
uo

ort

69 631
un

urt

un

ert

oe

olr

os erz

to

ltt

41,

Fffi

AS 1564-1979

TABLE 2 (continued)
Alloy
rnd

Producl

tcmpr
Shcct, platc

5052-H34
5052-H36

Shcet

5052-H38

Sheet

5052-H39

5083-H I I I

Extrusions

5083-H32 I

Plate

5083-H32 I

Plate

5083-H323

Shcct

5083-H343

Shcct

rrnSc
mm

<25

<4
< 3.25
<2
< 125
> 5 <,10
> 40< 75

<6
<6

Tcnsion

MPe

MPr

4u

Ftt

F",

234

179

165

t38

Comprcssive

Bcrring
MPe

Shcrr

Comprcssion

MPr

F,t
I03

modulus of
elesticity

Fo,

'Pu

a(<

199

179

,.52

n7

448
483

268

224

207

52

124

510

338

290

241

227

59

t38

s24

358

J03

E
70 327
70 327

3t7

70 327
'70 327

275

165

145

59

97

538

262

303

2t3

179

79

124

579

365

282

199

t65

65

l17

538

338

3t0

234

22t

79

r38

ffi1

400

7t
7t
7t
7t

344

268

255

r00

159

6s5

455

'7t 705

7A5

705
705
705

5086.H34

Sheet, platc

<25

303

234

22t

79

t38

579

400

l2
508GHt l2

Shcct

> 4.8< 6
> 6<25

248

t24

ttl

52

69

496

2t4

7t
7t

241

lt0

lr0

45

62

483

193

^n 705

23t

70 327

508GH l

F'@

Shect

Thiclncss

Plate

705
705

179

r59

3l

t03

434

303

268

t99

186

59

tl7

510

338

7t

Shcct, plate

<25
<25
<25

289

24t

241

86

r38

ffi1

400

69 637

5251-H34

Shcct, plate

5454-H34

Shcet, platc

606r-T6

705

6061-T6

Extrusions

All

262

65

138

5s2

386

69 637

Drawn tubc

<12

293

24t
24t

241

6061-T6

241

86

l3E

ffi7

3E6

69 637

6063-T5

Extrusions

t5l

ll0

lt0

90

62

3t7

t19

69 637

6063-T6

Extrusions

<12
<25

206

172

172

3l

97

434

276

69

6063-T83

Drawn tubc

2't5

248

248

65

t38

579

393

69 637

6351-T5

Extrusions

All
Ail

262

241

241

65

r38

386

69 637

Extrusions

<

552

-T6

293

255

255

72

t4s

&7

421

69 637

635

t50

63'7

TABLE 3
MINIMUM MECHANICAL PROPERTIES FOR WELDED ALUMINIUM ALLOYS*
Alloy end temper

Producl

Fry*'l

E.

Ftu*

MPr

Fs,u.

For*

Ail
Alt

All

75

3l

l7

158

55

75

3l

3l
3l

55

Alt

55

l7

t58

55

3003-H t2,-H t4,-H r6,-H l8

Ail

48

48

68

11

206

82

Alt

All
All

96

3203-H 16,-H l8

96

48

48

68

27

206

82

Alclad 300+H32,-H34,-H36,-H38
5005-H 12,-H t4,-H t6,-H32,-H34,-H36

AII

Alt

l4

75

75

89

44

303

l3l

All
All

48

48

62

2'7

r93

68

124

55

55

82

82

Alt

172

89

89

ll0

3l
5l

248

5052-H32,-H34,-H36,-H38,-H39 I

Alt
All
All
All

r03

5050A-H32,-H34

344

t3l

268

144

t37

r58

82

537

220

275

165

r65

165

96

55t

248

268

t59

159

r65

90

538

234

165

96

551

248

t00-Ht2,-Hr4
t2,-Hl4

5083-H I I I

Extrusions

5083-H32 I

Plate

5083-H32 l

Plate

< 4t)
>40<75

5083-H323,-H343

Shcct

<6

2'r5

t65

t65

l2

Sheet

>4.8<6

241

l t7

144

65

482

193

5086-H I I 2

Plate

>6<25

ll0

144

62

482

193

5086H I

PIatc

>25<50

24t
24t
24t

il7
ll0

96

96

144

55

482

193

l3l

r3l

144

15

482

r93

170

89

89

5l

344

l3l

zt3

lr0

65

427

r65

r65

ll0
lt7

il0
l3l

t37

r03

82

344

206

12

508GH32,-H34
525

im

Fru.

Beering

MPr

MPr

t20G.H

508GH I

Shcrr

Comprcrsion

MPe

nnSc
mm

g;'(@

Tension

Tbickness

r-H32,-H34,-H36

Shect, plate
Sheet, plate

5454-H34

Shect, platc

6061-T61

Extrusions,
drawn tubc

6063-T5,-T6.-T83

Extrusions,

All
All
All
All
Ail

t'r

75

75

75

44

2J4

l5r

All

165

l3?

t37

r03

e')

3M

206

drawn tube
635 r-T5,-T61

*
|

Extrusions

Filler wires used are those recommended in Table l.


0.2 percent oifset in 250 mm gauge length across a butt weld.

Vaiues when welded with 5183,5355, or 5555 alloy filler wire.