AA Standards Grade 5657 H24

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Description

AA 5657 is a non-heat treatable alloy that offers users workability and medium strength. Due to the addition of magnesium to the alloy, AA 5657 has enhanced corrosion resistance. AA 5657 can be welded with most convention methods including resistance welding, arc, and gas torch. This alloy can be both hot and cold formed as well as brazed, however it only offers fair machinability and getting the perfect finish takes extra work.

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Properties

General

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Density

2.69 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

69.0 GPa

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Hardness, Brinell

40.0 [-]

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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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Tensile strength

125.0 - 180.0 MPa

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160.0 MPa

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Thermal

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

20 °C

2.38e-05 1/K

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100 °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

635.0 - 655.0 °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

205 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

31000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

3.23e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

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Copper

0.1 %

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Gallium

0.03 %

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Iron

0.10 %

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Magnesium

0.6 - 1.0 %

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Manganese

0.03 %

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Silicon

0.08 %

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Vanadium

0.05 %

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Zinc

0.05 %

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Technological properties

Property
Brazing

general: Lötbar mit speziellen Techniken oder bei bestimmten Anwendungen

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 (H241, H25, H26, H28)

Workability

general (condition): good (H241), acceptable (H25, H26), poor(H28)