2024 Aluminium Alloy
High Strength Aluminium Alloy
Alloy 2024 is one of the more prominent aluminium alloys.
Due to the alloys good fatigue resistance, especially in thick plate form, the material is specified for use in the aerospace and military sector in fuselage applications in such areas as structures and wing tension members. With improved fracture toughness and fatigue crack growth, Alloy 2024 continues to maintain strength characteristics. The alloy is available in T3, T4 and T8 tempers and in the annealed state.
Alloy 2024 offers excellent toughness at moderately high strength levels. With good strength and fatigue resistance, and improved fracture toughness, the alloy is specified by the aerospace sector and the military.
Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory
which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.
- Aircraft fuselage
- Commercial & military aircraft
- Wing tension members
- Critical Aircraft structures
We offer 2024 aluminium alloy in sheet and plate.
Smiths offers a range of processing options in-house including plate sawing and guillotining, which means your alloy can be cut to your precise requirements.
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