5083 Aluminum Sheet

Kloeckner Metals sells 5083 aluminum sheet, an alloy excellent for marine applications due to its corrosion resistance. Contact us today for a quote.

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General Info About 5083 Aluminum Sheet

5083 Aluminum Sheet is an aluminum alloy that contains magnesium, manganese, and chromium. It has excellent resistance against seawater and industrial chemicals.

More Details About 5083 Aluminum Sheet

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    In addition to its excellent resistance against seawater and industrial chemicals., it has good weldability. One drawback to the grade is that it is not heat treatable.

  • Industries

    Typical industries for this aluminum grade are the shipbuilding, armor & ballistic, and automotive industries.

  • Aluminum 5083 Applications

    Typical applications include pressure vessels, mine skips and cages, ship building, rail cars, vehicle bodies, and automotive parts.

  • Welding

    5083 aluminum has good weldability.

  • Heat Treatment

    It is not heat treatable.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why is this grade common in the automotive industry?

    ANSWER:

    It is often used in the automotive industry due to its high strength factor. It also has very good corrosion resistance and is easily welded, which are all very important factors for the automotive industry.

  • What are the properties for this aluminum grade?

    ANSWER:

    5083 has a density of 2650kg/m3 and its melting point is at 518 °F (270°C). The modulus elasticity is 72 GPA and the thermal conductivity is 121 W/m.K.

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