Drawn Aluminium Tube
L63 is a high strength aluminium alloy tube product which retains its strength after heat treatment.
It is a 4 - 5% copper alloy and is supplied in the fully heat-treated condition (solution heat treated & artificially aged). L63 is used widely in the aerospace and defence sector in the manufacture of high strength components. L63 aluminium alloy tube is normally stocked in the T6 temper in pipe/tube form. The material offers very good machinability.
L63 aluminium tubes offer good strength after heat treatment and can be easily plated. The alloy can also be hard anodised.
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 fittings
- Military vehicles
- Aircraft structures and truck frames
- Structural applications
- High strength structural components
We offer L63 in pipe/tube.
As part of our in-house processing options, Smiths Metal Centres offer tube cutting and honing services where we process your material to your individual size requirements.
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