5049 Aluminum Sheet

Kloeckner Metals sells 5049 aluminum sheet, a magnesium alloy with good hardness. Contact us today for a quote.

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General Info About 5049 Aluminum Sheet

5049 aluminum sheet is a non-heat treatable aluminum. Its primary alloying element is magnesium which results in good hardness.

More Details About 5049 Aluminum Sheet

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    While this aluminum alloy is not heat treatable, it is work hardenable by cold forming, showing good strength and formability. This aluminum grade t is available in a range of tempers which increase the alloy’s overall strength at the expense of ductility.

  • Industries

    It is seen in the marine, automotive, construction, and packaging industries.

  • Applications

    Applications for this alloy include shipbuilding hulls and structures, packaging, tanks, and automotive parts.

  • Machining

    It has good machinability.

  • Welding

    It has good weldability.

  • Heat Treatment

    It is not heat treatable.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does 5049 aluminum compare to 5052?

    ANSWER:

    These alloys share magnesium as their primary alloying element, resulting in fairly similar mechanical properties. This aluminum sheet shows slightly better hardness than 5052 aluminum, whereas 5052 shows slightly higher strength.

  • What is the hardness range for this alloy across all tempers?

    ANSWER:

    This alloy demonstrates a Brinell hardness range of 52 to 88.

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