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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2.68 - 2.7 g/cm³ at 23 °C
Coefficient of thermal expansionα
2.38E-5 1/K at 20 °C
Max service temperatureTmax
Typical for Wrought 5000 Series Aluminium
605 - 650 °C
Specific heat capacitycp
900 J/(kg·K) at 23 °C
138 - 140 W/(m·K) at 23 °C
2.00E+7 S/m at 23 °C
4.95E-8 - 5E-8 Ω·m at 23 °C
95.8 - 97.7 %
2.2 - 2.8 %
0.15 - 0.35 %
0 - 0.1 %
0 - 0.4 %
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
Stress corrosion cracking: no damage during operation and laboratory tests, general: very good, without protection in industrial or seawater atmosphere
General: poor (O, H32), sufficient (H34, H36, H38)
Gas: Good; Arc: Very Good; Resistance: Very Good
This material data has been provided by MakeItFrom.com,ASM Handbook Volume 2 Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials,Righton Blackburns,AluKey.