5086 Aluminum Sheet

5086 aluminum sheet is an aluminum alloy that is popular in the marine industry. It is available from Kloeckner Metals nationwide in a range of tempers.

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Typical Standards

GradeSizes Routinely Stocked
TemperThickness (Metric/Imperial)WidthLength
5086-OInquire for sizes
5086-T4Inquire for sizes
5086-T6Inquire for sizes
5086 Pre-Aged T4Inquire for sizes

General Info About 5086 Aluminum Sheet

This grade has good weldability and is popular in the marine industry due to its resistance to seawater. It shows high strength and becomes stronger when strain hardened and cold worked.

More Details About 5086 Aluminum Sheet

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    It has excellent resistance against seawater and can be strengthened through strain hardening or cold working. It also has good weldability. It is not heat treatable.

  • Industries

    It is common in the marine, armor, and automotive industries.

  • Applications

    Typical applications for this grade are shipyards, tank cars, patrol and work boat hulls, armor plate, and automotive parts.

  • Machining

    It is machinable.

  • Welding

    This grade has good weldability.

  • Heat Treatment

    It is not heat treatable.

Chemical Properties

0.40%0.50%0.10%0.20-0.70%3.50 - 4.50%0.05-0.25%0.25%0.15%

Mechanical Properties

GradeStrength (Metric/Imperial)Elongation
TemperUltimate Tensile StrengthYield Strength%
5086-O44 KSI14 KSI16%

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why is 5086 aluminum sheet common in the automotive industry?


    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.

  • Is aluminum 5086 marine grade?


    This aluminum has excellent resistance against seawater and is often used in the marine industry.

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