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Aluminium 5083

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Aluminium 5083 is renown for its outstanding performance in intense environments. It is highly resistant to corrosion in both seawater and industrial chemical environments.

5083 has the highest strength of the non-heat treatable alloys but it is not recommended for use over 65°C

 

 

Alloy 5083 is used in the following applications…

  • Rail cars
  • Vehicle bodies
  • Ship building
  • Tip truck bodies
  • Mine skips and cages
  • Pressure vessels

 

Aluminium 5083 is available from us in plate in the following sizes…

From a thickness of 4mm – 8”

 

Chemical & Physical Properties 

 

Typical Chemical Composition

ElementMin %Max %
Si0.4
Fe0.4
Cu0.1
Mn0.41.0
Mg4.04.9
Zn0.25
Ti0.15
Cr0.050.25
AlBalance

Typical Mechanical Properties

Property/unitH320/H111
Proof Stress 0.2% (Mpa)240145
Tensile Strength (Mpa)330300
Shear Strength (Mpa)185175
Elongation A5 (%)1723
Hardness Vickers (HV)9575

Tolerances

           Tolerance on Thickness (+/-)      in mm

Thickness mm100mm wide1250mm wide1500mm wide
6.1 - 8.00.240.300.31
8.1 - 100.270.330.36
10.1 – 120.320.380.40
12.1 – 150.360.420.43
15.1 – 200.380.440.46
21 – 250.400.460.48
26 - 300.450.500.53
31 – 400.500.550.58
41 - 500.550.600.63

Flatness Tolerances

ThicknessMaxium Deviation Over a 2500mm LengthMaxium Deviation over a 1250mm Width
0.5 – 3.010.0mm5.0mm
3.0 – 6.07.5mm3.75mm