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Aerospace Aluminium Bar

L111 Aerospace Aluminium Bar

L111 is a medium-strength extruded bar and profile solution heat-treated, artificially aged and usually stocked controlled stretched to achieve the ‘T6511’ condition. The scope of the specification officially ends at 200mm. However, controlled stretched bar is made conforming to the full specification up to 10”(254mm) diameter dependant on the shape, although controlled stretching is not always possible on profiles.

Key Features

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.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • High Technology Applications
  • Aerospace Components

We stock L111 in flats, round bar, square bar and hexagon bar.

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 L111 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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