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5083 aluminium alloy is well known for its exceptional performance in the most extreme environments. The alloy displays high resistance to both seawater and industrial chemical environments.
The product offers the highest strength of all the non-heat-treatable alloys but should not be used in temperatures above 65°C.
With good overall mechanical properties, 5083 aluminium alloy benefits from good weldability and retains its strength after this process. The material combines excellent ductility with good formability and performs well in low-temperature service.
Commercial applications for this engineering material include:
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.
A technical datasheet for 5083 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.
We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.
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