ALLOY

GENERAL INFORMATION

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES Min ultimate tensile strength (Mpa) Wall thickness A50 % min. Rp 0.2 min (Mpa)

E X T R U S I O N C AP A B I L I T Y Solid profiles Max profile diameter Ø 90 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 180 mm Ø 90 mm Ø 90 mm Ø 90 mm

EU-code (EN 755)

Characteristic properties

Applications

Condition

EN AW-2024 (AlCu4Mg1)

High strength alloy, high fatigue strength

High strength fabricated or machined items in aircraft industries, general engineering, machinery, military equipment Heat exchangers, air condition evaporators, motor vehicle radiators

2024-O (H111) 2024-T3 , T3510 en T3511 2024-T8 , T8510 en T8511

All max. 250 max. 150 <15 395 290 15<e<50 420 290 <50 455 380

10 6 4

Yes

EN AW-3003 (AlMg1Cu)

Good mechanical properties, chemical resistant, good formability

3003-F

All

95

35

20

Yes

6005A-T4 Solid 6005A-T6 Solid EN AW-6005A (AlSiMg(A)) Good cold formability especially in temper T4, in T6 not recommended. Electrical and mechanical precision industries, structural engineering 6005A-T6 Solid 6005A-T4 Hollow 6005A-T6 Hollow 6060-T4 Very good weldability. Good cold Linear Motion, Heat sink sections, formability especially in temper T4. Electronic modules, Flexible Medium strength heat treatable alloy with assembly systems, special a strength slightly lower than 6005A. machinery elements, pneumatic Medium fatigue strength. Commonly used cilinders. Radiator and other heat alloy for very complex cross sections. exchanger applications. 6060-T5 6060-T6 6060-T64 6060-T66 6063-T4 Linear Motion, Heat sink sections, Electronic modules, Flexible assembly systems, special Good cold formability especially in temper T4, in T6 not recommended. machinery elements, pneumatic cilinders. Radiator and other heat exchanger applications. 6063-T5 6063-T6 6063-T64 6063-T66 6063A-T4 6063A-T5 6063A-T6

≤25 ≤5 5<e≤10 10<e≤25 ≤10 ≤5 5<e≤15 ≤25 ≤5 5<e≤25 ≤3 3<e≤25 ≤15 ≤3 3<e≤25 ≤25 ≤3 3<e≤25 ≤10 10<e≤25 ≤15 ≤10 10<e≤25 ≤25 <10 10<e≤25 ≤10 10<e≤25 ≤25 ≤5

180 270 260 250 180 255 250 120 160 140 190 170 180 215 195 130 175 160 215 195 180 245 225 150 200 190 230 220 180 260 260 Max 160 205 270 290 310 Max 160 205 290 310 350

90 225 215 200 90 215 200 60 120 100 150 140 120 160 150 65 130 110 170 160 120 200 180 90 160 150 190 180 110 240 240 Max 110 110 230 250 260 Max 110 110 250 260 290

13 6 6 6 13 6 6 14 6 6 6 6 10 6 6 12 6 5 6 6 10 6 6 10 5 4 5 4 13 7 8 12 12 6 6 8 12 12 6 8 8

Yes

EN AW-6060 (AlMgSi)

Yes

EN AW-6063 (AlMg0.7Si)

Yes

EN AW-6063A (AlMg0.7Si)

Linear Motion, Heat sink sections, Electronic modules, Flexible assembly systems, special Good cold formability especially in temper T4, in T6 not recommended. machinery elements, pneumatic cilinders. Radiator and other heat exchanger applications.

Yes

6061-T4 EN AW-6061 (AlMg1SiCu) Good cold formability in the temper T4, in Transportation, boiler making, T6 not recommended, not suitable for aerospace applications, helicopter very complex cross sections rotor blades

Yes

6061-T6 5<e≤25 6082-O (H111) Solid 6082-T4 Solid 6082-T5 Solid 6082-T6 Solid 6082-O (H111) Hollow 6082-T4 Hollow 6082-T6Hollow All ≤25 ≤5 ≤5 5<e≤25 All ≤25 <5 5<e15 ≤40

EN AW-6082 (AlSi1MgMn)

Alloy with a strength somewhat higher than 6061. Medium high fatigue strength. Not suitable for complex sections. Good Flanges, hydraulic systems, cold formability in T4 temper after a nuclear technology, general high stabilizing heat treatment. Very good strength constructions corrosion resistance. Very good weldability. Good machinability.

Yes

EN AW -7020 (AlZn4.5Mg1)

Good welding, high fatigue strength

Dynamic constructions, Military applications

7020-T6

Yes

EN AW -7022 (AlZn5Mg3Cu)

Simular to AW 7075

Hydraulics, machine constructions

7022-T6 , T6510 en T6511

≤30

490

420

5

Yes

Yes, Technical discussion required Yes, Technical discussion required

EN AW -7075 (AlZn5.5MgCu)

Very high fatigue strength. Joining preferably by rivets, adhesives or screws

Aircraft and military highly stressed structural components

7075-T6 , T6510 en T6511 7075-T73 , T73510 en T73511

≤25 25<e≤60 ≤25

530 540 485

460 470 420

4 5 Yes

For these ranges of wall thickness, the mechanical values and achievable tolerances are in conflict. Detailed technical discussion is needed to balance these two parameters. Rev. 5 / 26-7-2006 Rev. 4 / 20-6-2006 Rev. 3 / 9-5-2006 Rev. 2 / 8-11-2005 Rev. 1 / 25-8-2005

Hollow profiles No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes