Aluminum Coil

Kloeckner Metals routinely stocks standard and automotive aluminum coil grades and products across our network of 40+ branches. Contact us today for a quote.

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More Details About Each Aluminum Coil

  • 1100

    1100 is the softest aluminum available. It shows great ductility, corrosion resistance, and high reflectivity. This grade coil is commonly used for basic cooking utensils, pots and lids, lamps, lanterns, building materials, traffic signs, and ceilings.

  • 3003

    3003 aluminum has some of the best formability and is considered on of the most widely used aluminum alloys. It shares many of the same uses as 1100 aluminum, but shows better strength, for example. It can be purposed for more advanced cookware and non-stick pans.

  • 3004

    This grade is non-heat treatable and has good corrosion resistance. Typical applications are similar to those of 3003 aluminum sheet, but it can also be used for applications requiring greater strength, including storage tanks, pressure vessels, and truck and trailer parts.

  • 3105

    3105 aluminum is primarily recycled aluminum. It has excellent corrosion resistance, formability, and weldability.  Typical applications are the manufacturing of residential siding, mobile homes, and carrying goods.

  • 5005

    This grade is excellent for decorative anodizing. It is popular in the automotive industry because of its supreme surface finishing characteristics and relatively high welded strength which makes it suitable for auto bodies.

  • 5049

    This alloy can be hardened by cold working and shows good strength and hardness. It can be used for ship structures and hulls, packaging tanks, and automotive parts.

  • 5052

    5052 aluminum coil is typically used for mailboxes, ladders, railings, and more. This aluminum plate has good corrosion resistance, workability, and formability.

  • 5083

    This alloy has excellent corrosion resistance and tolerates extreme environments like immersion in seawater and industrial chemicals. It is weldable and, among the non-heat treatable alloys, it demonstrates some of the highest strength. Shipbuilding is a common application for this grade.

  • 5086

    5086 aluminum has high strength that can be increased with cold working and is a suitable grade for the marine, automotive, and armor and defense industries.

  • 5182

    This non-heat treatable performance alloy is excellent for the automotive industry. It shows good strength, corrosion resistance, high quality surface finishing, excellent weldability, and is easily formed.

  • 5251

    5251 aluminum has high fatigue strength, good weldability, and good corrosion resistance. It is seen in the aircraft, marine, automotive, and food processing industries.

  • 5754

    This alloy is suitable for seawater applications. Vehicle bodies, ship parts and exteriors, and fishing equipment are other common applications for this grade.

  • 6016

    This aluminum grade is a high strength heat treatable alloy with good resistance to corrosion. It is commonly seen in the auto industry for parts like outer plates, roofs, fenders, and doors.

  • 6061

    This high-strength, general-purpose aluminum is an ideal aluminum where a combination of good surface finishing, corrosion resistance, and good strength-to-weight ratio are required. There are many common applications for this alloy, ranging from structural frame molding to bridge components, sail boats, and other marine applications.

  • 6082

    6082 is one of the higher-strength 6000 series aluminum alloys. It can be used for aviation fixtures, trucks, towers, rail structures, and marine accessories.

  • 6181

    This aluminum sheet is a high-strength heat treatable alloy. It demonstrates excellent surface finishing, corrosion resistance, and good weldability. It is commonly seen in the automotive industry, for auto body paneling.

Learn More About Each Aluminum Coil Grade

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General Info About Aluminum Coil

Aluminum has an outstanding strength-to-weight ratio and is easy to form. Its natural corrosion resistance, which can be increased with anodizing, is one of the biggest benefits. Aluminum coil is found in a range of applications from housing siding, trim, gutters, and roofing to cans, lids, caps, bottles, and other food packaging, appliances and electronics. Because it is a lightweight and durable material, it is also seen in the automotive industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the difference between aluminum coil and aluminum sheet?

    ANSWER:

    The difference between these aluminum products is thickness. Coil has a thickness of 0.5 mm to 0.6 mm. Aluminum sheet is between 0.25 and 6 mm thick. It is considered aluminum foil when thinner than 0.25 mm.

  • What is aluminum trim coil used for?

    ANSWER:

    Aluminum trim coil is used for trim, wall cladding, and siding. It comes in two different surface textures and a wide array of colors. The trim coil can be either smooth or striated which can give it more of a vinyl appearance.

  • What is aluminum coil stock?

    ANSWER:

    Coil stock is a light gauge coil typically used for gutters.

  • What are common aluminum coil stock colors?

    ANSWER:

    There are dozens of coil colors. Color coated coil choices often depend on how the coil will be purposed. For example, coil used for roofing is often grey or blue, and wall cladding tends to be darker colors, while richer colors may be chosen for ceilings.

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