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7175 Aluminium Alloy

Commercial Aluminium

7175 Commercial Aluminium Alloy

7175 aluminium alloy - for applications where improved formability and toughness are required.

Aerospace Aluminium

Used extensively in the aerospace industry, the combination of high mechanical strength, fracture toughness and stress corrosion cracking resistance, makes this alloy suitable for structural aircraft applications. The T-73 temper eliminates the development of stress corrosion cracking (SCC).

Stronger than 7075

7175 is similar to 7075 but has superior strength and toughness. The alloy is used mainly in structural components for aerospace applications where high mechanical strength is a requirement. 7175 is also known as a forging alloy.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Automotive components
  • Gears & shafts
  • Aircraft structures

We stock 7175 in round bar and plate.

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.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for 7175 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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