Aluminum Plate and Aluminum Sheet

Non-Heat Treatable (Common) Alloys

Product Purity Properties Tensile Str (psi) Uses Specification
3003 (UNS A93003) Alloyed with 1.2% manganese Excellent workability, weldability and corrosion resistance 17,000 – 30,000 Drawing, spinning, fuel tanks, sheet metal work and other applications where slightly higher strength than 1100 is required. Federal specification QQ-A-250/2
5052 (UNS A95052) Alloyed with 2.5% magnesium Very good corrosion resistance, good workability, weldability and strength 31,000 – 44,000 Aircraft fuel tanks, storm shutters, refrigerator liners, utensils, electronic mounting plates and panels, fan blades. Federal specification QQ-A-258/8
6061 (UNS A96061) Alloyed with 1.2% magnesium Precipitation hardened, good weldability and corrosion resistence 42,000 – min. Aircraft structures, yacht construction, automotive parts, cans food/beverage Federal specification QQ-A-250/11

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