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EN 573-3 Grade 1050 O

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Description

Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strengthis required. Alloy 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly reflective finish.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

2.7 - 2.71 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

69 - 71 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation

A

39 % at 20 °C

Hardness, Brinell

HB

20 [-] at 20 °C

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

KIC

22 - 35 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 1000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

ν

0.33 [-] at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 1000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

G

25.9 GPa at 20 °C

Typical for Wrought 1000 Series Aluminium

Tensile strength

Rm

65 - 95 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength

YS

26 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength Rp0.2

Rp0.2

20 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

2.4E-5 1/K at 20 °C

Melting point

Tm

650 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

900 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

222 - 231 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

unstated value

Electrical

Electrical conductivity

σel

3.54E+8 S/m at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity

ρel

2.82E-8 Ω·m at 20 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Al

99.5 - 100 %

Balance

Cu

0 - 0.05 %

Fe

0 - 0.4 %

Mg

0 - 0.05 %

Mn

0 - 0.05 %

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Technological properties

Application areas

Chemical process plant equipment, Food industry containers, Pyrotechnic powder, Architectural flashings, Lamp reflectors, Cable sheathing

Brazing

Excellent

General machinability

Poor

Soldering general

Excellent

Welding

When welding 1050 to itself or an alloy from the same subgroup the recommended filler wire is 1100. For welding to alloys 5083 and 5086 or alloys from the 7XXX series, the recommend wire is 5356. For other alloys use 4043 filler wire. Gas: Excellent; Arc: Excellent; Resistance: Excellent

Workability

Cold: Excellent

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