5049 Aluminum Sheet

5049 aluminum sheet is a magnesium alloy with good hardness. Kloeckner Metals proudly supplies it nationwide.

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Typical Standards

GradeSizes Routinely Stocked
TemperThickness (Metric/Imperial)WidthLength
5049-OInquire for sizes
5049-H11Inquire for sizes
5049-H12Inquire for sizes
5049-H13Inquire for sizes
5049-H14Inquire for sizes
5049-H15Inquire for sizes
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5049-H22Inquire for sizes
5049-H24Inquire for sizes
5049-H26Inquire for sizes
5049-H28Inquire for sizes
5049-H32Inquire for sizes
5049-H34Inquire for sizes
5049-H36Inquire for sizes
5049-H38Inquire for sizes

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.

Chemical Properties

MgMnCrCuFeSiZn
1.60 - 2.50%0.50-1.10%0.30% max0.10% max0.50% max0.40% max0.20% max

Mechanical Properties

GradeStrength (Metric/Imperial)ElongationHardness
TemperUltimate Tensile StrengthUltimate Yield StrengthShear StrengthFatigue Strength% at BreakBrinell
5049-O210 MPa / 31,000 psi91 MPa / 13,000 psi19,00013114,000961852
5049-H11220 MPa / 33,000 psi110 MPa / 16,000 psi20,00013714,0009615X
5049-H12240 MPa / 34,000 psi170 MPa / 25,000 psi20,00014014,000969.166
5049-H13250 MPa / 36,000 psi160 MPa / 23,000 psi21,00015014,000998X
5049-H14250 MPa / 37,000 psi200 MPa / 29,000 psi22,00015014,000984.872
5049-H15270 MPa / 39,000 psi200 MPa / 29,000 psi22,00015013,000913.4X
5049-H16240 MPa / 35,000 psi280 MPa / 41,000 psi23,00016015,0001003.180
5049-H17290 MPa / 42,000 psi250 MPa 36,000 psi24,00017014,000962.3X
5049-H18280 MPa / 41,000 psi320 MPa / 47,000 psi27,00018015,000100288
5049-H22240 MPa / 35,000 psi150 MPa / 21,000 psi21,00014017,0001109.563
5049-H24260 MPa / 38,000 psi180 MPa / 26,000 psi22,00015015,000100970
5049-H26290 MPa / 41,000 psi220 MPa / 31,000 psi24,00017018,0001205.678
5049-H28330 MPa / 48,000 psi260 MPa / 37,000 psi28,00019016,000110487
5049-H32240 MPa / 35,000 psi150 MPa / 21,000 psi21,00014017,0001209.563
5049-H34260 MPa / 38,000 psi180 MPa / 26,000 psi22,00015016,000110970
5049-H36290 MPa / 41,000 psi220 MPa / 31,000 psi24,00017017,0001205.678
5049-H38320 MPa / 47,000 psi260 MPa/ 38,000 psi27,00019017,0001203.987

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. 5049 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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