8090 Aluminium Lithium
8090 is an aluminium lithium alloy which is a direct alternative to 2014 and 2024.
This medium strength alloy has 10% less density and elastic modulus is increased by 11% when compared with 2014 adn 2024. The alloy has excellent mechanical properties and is designed to promote less density with increased stiffness. It is used as an advanced material in the design of high technology parts for the aerospace sector. It is also used in defence and weaponry systems.
8090 aluminium lithium alloy is an alternative to 2014 and 2024. It is a medium strength aluminium lithium alloy with excellent mechanical properties. Density is reduced by 10% when matched against comparable alloys and elastic modulus is increased by approximately 11%.
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.
- Cryogenic temperature service
- Advanced material for aerospace components
- Weaponry systems
- Defence systems
We offer 8090 Aluminium Lithium Alloy in extrusions.
We offer processing services across the UK in our dedicated service centres. With thirty power saws available across the Smiths Group, we can efficiently cut your material to size regardless of quantity.
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