AA Standards Grade 3003 O

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Description

Aluminium alloy 3003 is a medium strength alloy with very good resistance to atmospheric corrosion and very good weldability as well as good cold formability. It has better mechanical properties, especially at elevated temperatures than the 1000 series alloys.

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This material data has been provided by AluKey,MakeItFrom.com,ASM Handbook Volume 2 Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials,WroughtAl_ElectricalResistivity,Righton Blackburns.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

2.73 - 2.8 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Bending Fatigue Strength

23.0 °C

50 MPa

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Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

69 - 69.5 GPa

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Elongation

-195.0 °C

46 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

-80.0 °C

42 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

0.0 °C

41 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

23.0 °C

27 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

24.0 °C

40 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

100.0 °C

43 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

150.0 °C

47 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

205.0 °C

60 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

260.0 °C

65 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

315.0 °C

70 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

370.0 °C

70 %

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Elongation in 50 mm

Elongation A100

23.0 °C

21 - 37 %

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Elongation A50

23.0 °C

14 - 30 %

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Fatigue strength

23.0 °C

48 MPa

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for 5x10⁸ cycles

Hardness, Brinell

23.0 °C

28 [-]

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Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

23.0 °C

22 - 35 MPa·√m

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Typical for Wrought 3000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.33 [-]

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Shear modulus

23.0 °C

25 GPa

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Shear strength

23.0 °C

76 MPa

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Tensile strength

-195.0 °C

228 MPa

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up to 10000 h at temperature, at 35 MPa/min to yield strength and then at strain rate of 5%/min to fracture

-80.0 °C

138 MPa

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0.0 °C

117 MPa

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23.0 °C

95 - 135 MPa

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24.0 °C

110 MPa

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100.0 °C

90 MPa

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150.0 °C

75 MPa

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205.0 °C

59 MPa

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260.0 °C

40 MPa

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315.0 °C

28 MPa

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370.0 °C

19 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

40 MPa

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Yield strength Rp0.2

-200.0 °C

60 MPa

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-100.0 °C

52 MPa

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-30.0 °C

45 MPa

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23.0 °C

35 - 40 MPa

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25.0 °C

41 MPa

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100.0 °C

38 MPa

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200.0 °C

30 MPa

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300.0 °C

17 MPa

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400.0 °C

12 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

20.0 °C

2.32E-5 1/K

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23.0 °C

2.3E-5 - 2.31E-5 1/K

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100.0 °C

2.32E-5 1/K

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Melting point

640 - 655 °C

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

890 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

159 - 193 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Electrical conductivity

23.0 °C

2.40E+7 - 2.90E+7 S/m

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Typical/derived value

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

3.4E-8 - 4.17E-8 Ω·m

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Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

50 % IACS

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Typical value

Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Aluminium

96.8 - 99 %

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Balance

Cobalt

0.05 - 0.2 %

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Copper

0.05 - 0.2 %

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Hydrogen

0.7 %

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Iron

0 - 0.7 %

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Si + Fe

Magnesium

1 - 1.5 %

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Manganese

1 - 1.5 %

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Other

0 - 0.15 %

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Silicon

0 - 0.6 %

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Si + Fe

Zinc

0 - 0.1 %

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Zirconium

0 - 0.1 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

roofing and sidings, acoustic ceilings, corrugated sheets, storage tanks, pipes, metal work, heat exchangers, air condition evaporators, motor vehicle radiators, freezer linings, cooking utensils, bakery moulds, office equipment, tubes & pipes, containers, closures, cladding alloymetal workcorrugated sheets,

Brazing

general: possible with commercial processes and methods

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: not suitable (O, H12), poor (H14, H16, H25)

Soldering general

Very Good

Welding

Gas: Very Good; Arc: Very Good; Resistance: Good

Workability

general (condition): good (O, H12), acceptable (H14, H25), poor(H16, H18)