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Aluminium 5083

Aluminium 5083 is renown for its outstanding performance in intense environments. It is highly resistant to corrosion in both seawater and industrial chemical environments.

5083 has the highest strength of the non-heat treatable alloys but it is not recommended for use over 65°C

Alloy 5083 is used in the following applications…

 

  • Rail cars
  • Vehicle bodies
  • Ship building
  • Tip truck bodies
  • Mine skips and cages
  • Pressure vessels

 

Aluminium 5083 is available from us in plate in the following sizes…   

From a thickness of 4mm – 8”

Chemical & Physical Properties

 

Typical Chemical Composition

Element

Min %

Max %

Si

0.4

 

Fe

0.4

 

Cu

0.1

 

Mn

0.4

1.0

Mg

4.0

4.9

Zn

0.25

 

Ti

0.15

 

Cr

0.05

0.25

Al

Balance

 

Typical Mechanical Properties

Property/unit

H32

0/H111

Proof Stress 0.2% (Mpa)

240

145

Tensile Strength (Mpa)

330

300

Shear Strength (Mpa)

185

175

Elongation A5 (%)

17

23

Hardness Vickers (HV)

95

75

Tolerances

Tolerance on Thickness (+/-) in mm

Thickness mm

100mm wide

1250mm wide

1500mm wide

6.1 - 8.0

0.24

0.30

0.31

8.1 - 10

0.27

0.33

0.36

10.1 – 12

0.32

0.38

0.40

12.1 – 15

0.36

0.42

0.43

15.1 – 20

0.38

0.44

0.46

21 – 25

0.40

0.46

0.48

26 - 30

0.45

0.50

0.53

31 – 40

0.50

0.55

0.58

41 - 50

0.55

0.60

0.63

Flatness Tolerances

Thickness

Maxium Deviation Over a 2500mm Length

Maxium Deviation over a 1250mm Width

0.5 – 3.0

10.0mm

5.0mm

3.0 – 6.0

7.5mm

3.75mm

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