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BS EN 573-3 Grade 5052 H32

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Description

Aluminium alloy 5052 in H32 temper has very good corrosion resistance to seawater and marine and industrial atmosphere. It also has very good weld abilityand good cold formability. It is a medium to high strength alloy with a strength slightly higher than 5251 and a medium to high fatigue strength.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

2.68 - 2.7 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Dimension

Dimensions

Dicke

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

70 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation

A

12 - 15 % at 20 °C

Elongation A100

A100

10 - 16 % at 20 °C

Elongation A50

A50

4 - 12 % at 20 °C

Fatigue strength

SNf

115 MPa at 20 °C

for 5x10⁸ cycles

Hardness, Brinell

HB

60 - 61 [-] at 20 °C

500 kg load, 10 mm ball

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

KIC

22 - 35 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

ν

0.33 [-] at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

G

25.9 GPa at 20 °C

Shear strength

τ

140 MPa at 20 °C

Tensile strength

Rm

210 - 265 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength

YS

180 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength Rp0.2

Rp0.2

130 - 195 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

2.37E-5 - 2.4E-5 1/K at 20 °C

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Max service temperature

Tmax

150 °C

Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium

Melting point

Tm

605 - 650 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

900 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

138 - 140 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Electrical conductivity

σel

2.00E+7 - 2.03E+8 S/m at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity

ρel

4.95E-8 - 5E-8 Ω·m at 20 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Al

95.8 - 97.7 %

Balance

Mg

2.2 - 2.8 %

Cr

0.15 - 0.35 %

Cu

0 - 0.1 %

Fe

0 - 0.4 %

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Technological properties

Application areas

Treadplate, Boilermaking, Containers, Nameplates, Road Signs, Architectural Paneling, Welded Tubes, Chemical Industry, Irrigation, Desalination units, Pressure Vessels, Rivets,Factory flooring, conveyors, indoor and outdoor walkways, steps, stairways, gantries, bridges, cranes, commercial vehicles

Brazing

Acceptable

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 (O, H32), sufficient (H34, H36, H38)

Soldering general

Not recommended

Welding

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

Workability

Cold: 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,AluKey.

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