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Aerospace Aluminium Bar

L44 Aerospace Aluminium Bar

L44 aluminium alloy is a medium to high strength alloy.


L44 benefits from good weldability and improved resistance, especially in seawater and industrial atmospheres. With good cold formability and medium to high fatigue strength, L44 aluminium finds use in numerous applications in markets such as oil & gas, aerospace, marine and construction.


L44 aluminium forging stock is a medium to high strength alloy which benefits from superior weldability and medium to high fatigue strength. The material offers enhanced corrosion resistance in seawater and industrial atmospheres and has good cold formability.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Pressure vessels
  • Aircraft components
  • Architectural fascias
  • Welded structures
  • Offshore applications
  • Irrigation systems

We stock L44 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 L44 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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