Aluminium FORMODAL® BM-400

Alternative and trade names
FORMODAL® BM-400
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Description

Aluminium rolled plate, The mechanical properties are investigated in T851, T852 condition

This material data has been provided by BIKA.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

2.84 g/cm³

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Surface roughness

0.4 μm

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Dimension

PropertyValue

Thickness

100 - 700 mm

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

73.8 GPa

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Elongation A50

23.0 °C

1.5 - 7.7 %

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Hardness, HBW

23.0 °C

130 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

399 - 457 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

305 - 353 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100.0 °C

2.25E-5 1/K

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Mean values between 20°C and the mentioned temperature

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

864 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

130 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical conductivity

23.0 °C

1.74E+7 S/m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Aluminium

Balance

Chromium

0.05 %

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Copper

5.8 - 6.8 %

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Iron

0.4 %

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Magnesium

0.1 %

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Manganese

0.2 - 0.4 %

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Other

0.15 %

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Total

Silicon

0.3 %

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Titanium

0.02 - 0.1 %

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Zinc

0.1 %

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Technological properties

Property
Anodizing

good

Application areas

Tool making, mould making and model making; Blow moulds and injection moulds; Laminating tools; Moulds for elastomer materials; Moulds and heat-stressed parts; Moulds with welded construction; Refrigeration technology

Corrosion properties

moderate

Dimensional stability

good

General machinability

very good

Soldering general

not recommended

Welding

WIG: good, MIG: good, Resistance welding: good