5052 Aluminum Plate

5052 aluminum plate is a staple across a wide range of industries and Kloeckner Metals is happy to supply it nationwide.

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General Info About 5052 Aluminum Plate

5052 Aluminum has great finishing qualities and excellent saltwater corrosion resistance. It is considered the strongest of the non-heat-treatable alloys.

Typical Standards

TemperThickness (Metric/Imperial)
WidthLength
5052-0.25 - 6mm / 1/64 - 15/64"36", 48", 60"96", 120", 144"
5052-H32.25 - 6mm / 1/64 - 15/64"36", 48", 60"96", 120", 144"
5052-H34.25 - 6mm / 1/64 - 15/64"36", 48", 60"96", 120", 144"
5052-H36.25 - 6mm / 1/64 - 15/64"36", 48", 60"96", 120", 144"
5052-H38.25 - 6mm / 1/64 - 15/64"36", 48", 60"96", 120", 144"

More Details About Aluminum 5052

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    Aluminum 5052 has excellent workability, high strength, and can be drawn very quickly into different shapes. On the other hand, it is not easily machined and it is not heat treatable.

  • Industries

    Aluminum 5052 is often used in the aircraft, marine, home, and transportation industries.

  • Applications

    Some applications for 5052 aluminum plate include heavy-duty cooking utensils and equipment for bulk processing food.

  • Machining

    Aluminum 5052 is not easily machined.

  • Welding

    Aluminum 5052 has some of the best welding characteristics.

  • Heat Treatment

    Aluminum 5052 is not heat treatable.

Chemical Properties

MgCrCuFeMnSiZn
2.2 - 2.8%0.15 - 0.35%0.1% Maximum0.4% Maximum0.1% Maximum0.25% Maximum0.1% Maximum

Mechanical Properties

TemperStrength PSIElongation %Brinell HardnessUltimate Shear StrengthFatigue Endurance LimitModules of Elasticity (c), KSI x 10 X3
Ultimate Tensile StrengthYield Set 0.2%1/16"1/2"
5052-025,000 - 31,00013.00025304718.00016.00010.2
5052-H3231,000 - 38,00028.00012186020.00017.00010.2
5052-H3434,000 - 41,00031.00010146821.00018.00010.2
5052-H3637,000 - 44,00035.0008107323.00019.00010.2
5052-H3839,000 -37.000787724.00020.00010

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