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ALPLAN® 5000 SeriesALPLAN® 5000 Series

Aluminium Alloy Plate

An ultra-high precision wrought aluminium speciality plate designed to meet the most stringent requirements for size and shape stability under the most extreme machining whilst minimising through cost.

Internationally recognised grade 5083/AlMg4.5Mn is the basis for the ALPLAN alloy. The exact composition and processes used in the production process are not disclosed for commercial reasons. The superior wrought production method provides significant technical advantages over cast aluminium plates.


ALPLAN is a specialised derivative alloy of grade 5083/AlMg4.5Mn pre-milled on both sides to very close thickness and flatness tolerances.

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 ALPLAN® 5000 Series Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • High precision assembly construction
  • High precision components
  • Computers
  • Automatic assembly machinery
  • Recording systems
  • Aerospace industry
  • Electronic supports / electronics manufacture
  • Medical equipment
  • Optical industry
  • Jigs and fixtures, reference plates
  • Robotic systems
  • Printing machinery

Smiths Metal Centres carry a full range of ALPLAN plates in both imperial and metric sizes. Our close tolerance CNC plate sawing equipment can cut accurately to exact customer requirement for immediate or just in time delivery. We can also supply circles or rings cut to your specifications as part of our first stage engineering capability.

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