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L160 Aluminium BarL160

Aluminium Extrusion Bar, Tube, Special Shapes

A high strength 5.1 to 6.1% Zinc alloy produced in extruded bar and profile form. Solution treated and artificially over-aged to achieve best stress corrosion resistance and controlled stretched (T73511 condition).

  • BS/EN Euronorm - EN 573 / 755
  • AECMA Euronorm - BS EN 2127, 2632, BS Pr EN 2315

Key Features:

L160 aluminium is a high strength alloy which offers fair resistance to atmospheric corrosive attack. The alloy has good machinability and is used extensively in aerospace, defence and high technology applications.

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 L160 Aluminium Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Aerospace Components
  • High Technology Applications

We offer L160 aluminium alloy in extrusion bar, tube, flats, squares and special shapes.


Smiths Metal Centres has processing operations at all our UK service centre locations. We have a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line and with more than 30 power saws across the Group, we can cut your material to your size requirements.

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