Type 5052 aluminum contains magnesium and chromium and is considered the strongest of the non-heat treatable alloys. 5052 is also known as Marine alloy aluminum. It is an alloy best suited for forming fabrications and welding but not for heavy machining. The most common application for 5052 aluminum is used in marine applications.
Typically 5052 Aluminum Industries
- Off-Highway Automotive
5052 Aluminum is available from Wenzel Metal Spinning in these forms
Benefits of spun 5052 Aluminum
- Good weldability
- Corrosion-resistant (even saltwater corrosion)
- Excellent formability
- High fatigue strength
- Outstanding thermal conductivity
- Superb finishing quality
Chemical properties of 5052 Aluminum
Aluminum 95.7 – 97.7%
Chromium 0.15 – 0.35%
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