A medium strength extruded bar and profile solution heat-treated, artificially aged and usually stocked controlled stretched to achieve the ‘T6511’ condition. Scope of specification officially ends at 200mm. However, controlled stretched bar is made, conforming to full spec up to 10”(254mm) diameter dependant on shape. Controlled stretching is not always possible on profiles.
- General Engineering Equivalent - 6082T6511
- BS/EN Euronorm - EN 573 / 755
- Old BS - HE30TF (BS1474) controlled stretched
- AECMA Euronorm - BS EN 2326, 2636, BS Pr EN 4273, 4274
L111 aluminium is the aerospace equivalent of Alloy 6082 for extrusions. The alloy offers good resistance to atmospheric attack, is very easily machined and is used in both aerospace and high technology applications.
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.
- Aerospace Components
- High Technology Applications
We offer L111 aluminium alloy in bar, angle, flats, hexagon and squares.
We offer processing services throughout the Smiths Group - with more than 30 band saws and a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line, we can process your material to your exact requirements.
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