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5083 Commercial Aluminium Alloy5083 Aluminium Alloy

Commercial Aluminium Alloy

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 and has the highest strength of all the non-heat treatable alloys although it is not recommended for use in temperatures above 65°C.

Key Features:

5083 aluminium alloy is the highest strength of all non-treatable aluminium alloys and offers exceptional performance in extreme environments. The material is highly resistant to both seawater and industrial chemical attack, though it is not recommended for use in applications which exceed 65° C.

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 5083 Aluminium Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Pressure vessels
  • Rail cars
  • Shipbuilding
  • Vehicle bodies
  • Tipper truck bodies
  • Mine skips & cages

We offer 5083 aluminium alloy in plate and sheet.


Our processing department offers a comprehensive service including guillotining and plate sawing services, where your particular alloy can be cut to suit your exact requirements.

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