EN 573-3 Grade AW-2024 T6

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Description

Aluminum EN AW-2024, known for its use in aircraft industry, is an alloy that offers excellent strength. When in the annealed condition it is readily formed and has good machinability. Though it has a relatively low level of corrosion resistance, it can be machined to a high finish.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Density

2.77 g/cm³

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2.77 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionRelated StandardsShapeComment

Elastic modulus

73.0 GPa

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20.0 °C

70.0 - 74.5 GPa

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Elongation

4.0 %

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A50

5.0 %

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A100

20.0 °C

4.0 %

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A50

20.0 °C

5.0 %

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Hardness, Brinell

20.0 °C

120.0 [-]

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20.0 °C

125.0 [-]

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Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

22.0 - 35.0 MPa·√m

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Typical for Wrought 2000 Series Aluminium

Poisson's ratio

0.33 [-]

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Typical for Wrought 2000 Series Aluminium

Shear modulus

27.4 GPa

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27.0 - 28.0 GPa

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Tensile strength

425.0 MPa

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425.0 MPa

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Thermal

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

-50 °C

2.11e-05 1/K

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2.11e-05 1/K

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20 °C

2.2899999999999998e-05 1/K

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20 °C

2.3199999999999998e-05 1/K

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20 °C

2.38e-05 1/K

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20 °C

2.4699999999999997e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.2899999999999998e-05 1/K

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100 °C

2.3199999999999998e-05 1/K

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200 °C

2.38e-05 1/K

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300 °C

2.4699999999999997e-05 1/K

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Melting point

505.0 - 640.0 °C

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505.0 - 635.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

875.0 J/(kg·K)

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875.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

121.0 - 193.0 W/(m·K)

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130.0 - 150.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

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Electrical conductivity

17000000.0 - 29000000.0 S/m

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18000000.0 - 21000000.0 S/m

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Electrical resistivity

3.45e-08 - 5.88e-08 Ω·m

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4.76e-08 - 5.56e-08 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueConditionRelated StandardsShape

Chromium

0.1 %

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Copper

3.8 - 4.9 %

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Iron

0.5 %

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0.50 %

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Magnesium

1.2 - 1.8 %

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Manganese

0.3 - 0.9 %

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Silicon

0.5 %

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Titanium

0.15 %

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Zinc

0.25 %

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Technological properties

Property
Anodizing

decorative: not suitable, Protective: good

Brazing

hard brazing (with flux/ without flux): not suitable / not suitable, friction soldering: acceptable, soft brazing with flux: not suitable

Corrosion properties

Seawater: poor, weathering: poor

Workability

Bending / Spinning (cold): sufficient (O) / acceptable (O), Impact extrusion (cold): acceptable (O), Deep drawing / upsetting (Condition) acceptable (O) / sufficient (O)