Choose Aluminium Alloy

Table M2 - Common Aluminium Alloys and their Applications

Aluminium Alloy and Temper

Typical Properties and Applications

1100-O

1100-H14

Commercially pure aluminium resistant to chemical attack & weathering, low cost, ductile for deep drawing & easy to weld, used in chemical equipment, fan blades, sheet metal work.

2014-O

2014-T4, T451

2014-T6, T651

Truck Frames, aircraft structures, automotive parts, cylinders &pistons, machine parts, structural applications

2017-T4, T451

Fasteners, fittings

2024-O

2024-T3, T4

2024 -T351

Alclad

High strength structural applications, excellent machinability in T-temper, fair workability &corrosion resistance, alclad combines high strength and corrosion resistance, used in truck wheels, aircraft structures, automotive parts, fasteners, recreation equipment, screws & rivets

3003-O3003-H123003-H143003-H16

Most popular general-purpose alloy, stronger than 1100 with same good formability & weldability, used in cooking utensils, chemical equipment, pressure vessels, sheet metal work, builder's hardware, storage tanks, trucks & trailers, architectural

3004-O

3004-H38

Sheet metal work, storage tanks, agricultural applications, building products, containers, electrical applications, furniture, trucks &trailers

3105-O

3150-H14

3150-H18

3150-H25

Siding, sheet metal work, automotive parts, building products, electronics, furniture, trucks & trailers

5005-H34

Appliances, utensils, architectural, electrical conductors, general sheet metal, hardware, marine applications

5052-O

5052-H112

5052-H32

5052-H34

Stronger than 3003, readily formable, good weldability & resistance to corrosion, used in sheet metal work, hydraulic tube, appliances, pressure vessels, hardware signs, marine applications, trucks

6061-O

6061-T4

6061-T6, T651

Good formability, weldability, corrosion resistance, & strength in the T-tempers, good general-purpose alloy used for a broad range of structural applications & welded assemblies, pipeline, marine applications, furniture, agricultural applications, aircraft's, architectural, building products, chemical equipment, electrical and electronic parts, fasteners, general sheet metal, recreation equipment, storage tanks

6063-T5

6063-T6

Pipe railing, furniture, architectural extrusions, marine applications, truck & trailer, recreation equipment, building products, electrical and electronic parts

7050-T7651

High strength alloy in aircraft & structures, recreation equipment