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Aerospace Aluminium Tube

L105 Aerospace Aluminium Tube

L105 is a high strength, aluminium alloy tube product supplied in the T4 temper which retains its strength after heat treatment.

Copper Content

L105 contains 4-5% copper alloy, and we supply the material in the fully heat-treated condition (solution heat-treated & artificially aged). We stock this aluminium alloy tube product in the T5 temper in pipe/tube form. The material offers enhanced machinability.


L105 is used widely in the aerospace and defence sector in the manufacture of high strength components.

We stock L105 in round tube, rectangular tube and square tube.

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 L105 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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