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BS EN 573-3 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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Properties

General

Density

ρ

2.73 - 2.8 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Dimension

Dimensions

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Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

69 - 69.5 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation

A

46 % at -195 °C

Elongation in 50 mm

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Elongation A100

A100

21 - 37 % at 20 °C

Elongation A50

A50

14 - 30 % at 20 °C

Fatigue strength

SNf

48 MPa at 20 °C

for 5x10⁸ cycles

Hardness, Brinell

HB

28 [-] at 20 °C

500 kg load, 10 mm ball

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

KIC

22 - 35 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 3000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

ν

0.33 [-] at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 3000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

G

25 GPa at 20 °C

Shear strength

τ

76 MPa at 20 °C

Tensile strength

Rm

228 MPa at -195 °C

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

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Yield strength

YS

40 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength Rp0.2

Rp0.2

60 MPa at -200 °C

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

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Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

2.3E-5 - 2.32E-5 1/K at 20 °C

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Melting point

Tm

640 - 655 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

890 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

159 - 193 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Electrical conductivity

σel

2.40E+7 - 2.55E+8 S/m at 20 °C

Typical/derived value

Electrical resistivity

ρel

3.4E-8 - 4.17E-8 Ω·m at 20 °C

Typical value

Specific Electrical conductivity

50 % IACS

Typical value

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Al

96.8 - 99 %

Balance

Mg

1 - 1.5 %

Mn

1 - 1.5 %

H

0.7 %

Co

0.05 - 0.2 %

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Technological properties

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

Very Good

Corrosion properties

Stress corrosion cracking: no damage during operation and laboratory tests, general: very good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere

General machinability

Acceptable

Soldering general

Very Good

Welding

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

Workability

Cold: Very Good

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

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