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5083 Aluminum

5083 Aluminum
Chemical Composition
Chromium:         0.05%-0.25%
Copper:             0.1% (Max)
Magnesium:        4.0%-4.9%
Manganese:        0.4%-1.0%
Silicon:               0.4% (Max)
Zinc:                  0.25% (Max)
Aluminum:            92.4%-95.6%

5083 Aluminum Alloy

Alro stocks 5083 - an aluminum alloyed with magnesium and traces of manganese and chromium. It is highly resistant to attack by seawater and industrial chemicals. Alloy 5083 retains exceptional strength after welding. It has the highest strength of the non-heat treatable alloys, but is not recommended for use in temperatures in excess of 65 degrees Celsius.

Tensile Strength:           46,000 PSI
Yield Strength:              33,000 PSI
Elongation:                   16%

*These numbers are "Typical" properties and may not be required to meet this grade. Please check with your Alro Sales Representative if physical properties are required for your application.*
Typical Uses
Typical Uses for 5083 include:
  • Ship Building
  • Rail Cars
  • Vehicle Bodies
  • Tip Truck Bodies
  • Mine Skips and Cages
  • Pressure Vessels
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