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5052 Commercial Aluminium Alloy5052 Aluminium Alloy

Commercial Aluminium Alloy

5052 aluminium a higher strength non-heat treatable alloy.

When annealed it is stronger than 1100 & 3003. The alloy benefits from a medium to high fatigue strength making it an excellent choice for use in structures which are exposed to excessive vibrations. 5052 also offers very good resistance to corrosion, especially in marine atmospheres. With good weldability and formability characteristics, the alloy can be used in a wide range of applications.

Key Features:

5052 commercial aluminium alloy offers medium to high strength and offers very good corrosion resistance, particularly in seawater. With medium to high fatigue strength, the material is easily welded.

Technical Assistance

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.

Download 5052 Aluminium Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Pressure vessels
  • Treadplate
  • Marine components
  • Containers
  • Chemical equipment
  • Architectural fascias
  • Road & name signs

We offer 5052 aluminium alloy in plate and sheet.


Our processing department offers a comprehensive service including guillotining and plate sawing, where your material can be cut to your exact size requirements.

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