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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2.73 - 2.8 g/cm³ at 20 °C
Elongation in 50 mm
Coefficient of thermal expansionα
2.3E-5 - 2.32E-5 1/K at 20 °C
640 - 655 °C
Specific heat capacitycp
890 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C
159 - 193 W/(m·K) at 20 °C
2.40E+7 - 2.55E+8 S/m at 20 °C
3.4E-8 - 4.17E-8 Ω·m at 20 °C
Specific Electrical conductivity
50 % IACS
96.8 - 99 %
1 - 1.5 %
1 - 1.5 %
0.05 - 0.2 %
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Stress corrosion cracking: no damage during operation and laboratory tests, general: very good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere
Gas: Very Good; Arc: Very Good; Resistance: Good
Cold: Very Good
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