AA Standards Grade 5052 H32

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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

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Density

2.68 g/cm³

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

115.0 MPa

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H32

AA Standards

Elastic modulus

70.0 GPa

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Hardness, Brinell

60.0 [-]

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H32

AA Standards

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

230.0 MPa

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H32

AA Standards

215.0 - 265.0 MPa

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B313, ASTM B547

215.0 MPa

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B483

215.0 - 255.0 MPa

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B316

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100 °C, 20 °C

2.38e-05 1/K

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

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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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

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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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Electrical conductivity

20000000.0 S/m

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Electrical resistivity

5e-08 Ω·m

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated Standards

Chromium

0.15 - 0.35 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Copper

0.1 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Iron

0.40 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Magnesium

2.2 - 2.8 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Manganese

0.1 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Silicon

0.25 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

Zinc

0.1 %

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H32

AA Standards, ASTM B209, ASTM B210, ASTM B211, ASTM B234, ASTM B313, ASTM B316, ASTM B483, ASTM B547

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)