AA Standards Grade 5052 H26

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Description

Aluminum AA 5052 is a non-heat treatable alloy with excellent finishing qualities. AA 5052 offers better corrosion resistance than most aluminum alloys, especially to salt water and marine atmospheres. This alloy can be readily welded using most common techniques and is in fact offers some of the best welding characteristics of all aluminum alloys.

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Properties

General

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Density

2.68 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

70.0 GPa

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Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

22.0 - 35.0 MPa·√m

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Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

26.0 - 26.5 GPa

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Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Tensile strength

255.0 - 305.0 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100 °C, 20 °C

2.38e-05 1/K

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Max service temperature

150.0 °C

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Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Melting point

605.0 - 650.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

879.0 - 963.0 J/(kg·K)

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Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Thermal conductivity

138 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

20000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

5e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

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Chromium

0.15 - 0.35 %

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Copper

0.1 %

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Iron

0.40 %

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Magnesium

2.2 - 2.8 %

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Manganese

0.1 %

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Silicon

0.25 %

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Zinc

0.1 %

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Technological properties

Property
Brazing

general: limited brazing

Corrosion properties

Stress corrosion cracking: no damage during operation and laboratory tests, general: very good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere

General machinability

General: poor (O, H32), sufficient (H34, H36, H38)

Workability

general (condition): good (O), acceptable (H32, H34), poor(H36, H38)