Aluminum Alloy 5083

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Aluminum Alloy 5083 Applications

Aluminum 5083 is known for exceptional performance in extreme environments. 5083 is highly resistant to attack by both seawater and industrial chemical environments.
Alloy 5083 also retains exceptional strength after welding. It has the highest strength of the non-heat treatable alloys but is not recommended for use in temperatures in excess of 65°C.

Applications
Alloy 5083 is typically used in:
~ Shipbuilding
~ Rail cars
~ Vehicle bodies
~ Tip truck bodies
~ Mine skips and cages
~ Pressure vessels

Aluminum 5083 Chemical Composition

Weight% Al Si Fe Cu Mn Cr Mg Ti Zn Other Each Others Total
Alloy 5083 Bal 0.40 max 0.40 max 0.10 max 0.40 / 1.0 0.05 / 0.25 4.0 / 4.90 0.15 max 0.25 max 0.05 max 0.15 max

 

Typical Mechanical Properties

Material Temper Tensile Strength (ksi) min Yield Strength (ksi) min Elongation % in 2″
5083 Extruded Bar
(<5″ diameter)
0 39 16 14
5083 Extruded Bar
(<5″ diameter)
H111 40 24 12
5083 Extruded Bar
(<5″ diameter)
H112 39 16 12

Availability

Temper Available: o/F, H111, H112, H116


Alloy 5083 is available in Plate, Sheet, Strip, Forging Stock, Tube and Bar. Alloy 5083 tube is available in many sizes from stock. For all stock availability of Aluminium Alloy 5083 contact Sales.

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