L97 is a heat-treatable aluminium alloy which offers high strength, high fatigue strength and very good machining characteristics.
Used in high strength fabrication or machined parts in the aerospace industry, the alloy is slightly higher in strength than 2014(A), 2017A and 2030. The most common temper for L97 aluminium alloy is T351.
L97 aluminium alloy plate is a high strength material with high fatigue strength. The alloy has very good machining characteristics and is suitable for resistance welding.
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
- General engineering
- High strength fabricated and machine parts for aircraft
- Structural applications
- Military equipment
- Truck wheels
We offer L97 aluminium alloy in plate.
Smiths Metal Centres offers a broad range of processing services at our Head Office and UK service centres including plate sawing where we cut your aluminium plates to your specific needs.
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