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The Introduction of Different Series of Aluminum Sheet
Nov 27, 2017

The first category: 1000 series is one of the most commonly used industrial pure aluminum sheet in conventional industry. It’s main representatives are 1050,1060,1100.  

The second category: 2000 series is Al-Cu alloy. It’s main representatives are 2024, 2014, 2017, 2A16 (LY16), 2A06 (LY6). It belongs to aviation aluminum.

The third category: 3000 series is Al-Mn alloy. It is a better anti-rust aluminum sheet and is commonly used in air conditioners, refrigerators, car and other humid environment.

The fourth category: 4000 series is Al-Si alloy, it’s representative is 4043. It is a building material, for machinery parts, forging and welding with low melting point and good corrosion resistance.

The fifth series: 5000 series is Al-Mg alloy. 5000 series aluminum sheet main representatives are 5052, 5005, 5083, 5754, 5A05. With low density, high tensile strength, high elongation, it is commonly used in aviation and shipping building, such as aircraft fuel tank, ship board, etc..

Sixth category: 6000 series is Al-Mg-Si alloy. 6000 series aluminum sheet main representatives are 6061, 6063, 6082. With easily coating and good processing, 6000series aluminum sheet can be used for low-pressure weapons and aircraft joints.

Seventh category: 7000 series: Aluminum - zinc - magnesium - copper alloy, commonly used is 7075 aluminum sheet. 7000series aluminum sheets also belong to the aviation series, usually used in the manufacture of aircraft.

Eighth categories: 8000 series: Other alloys aluminum sheet. The commonly used one is 8011 aluminum sheet. 8000series aluminum sheet belongs to other series, most of the items are aluminum foils.

Ninth category: 9 Series: spare aluminum alloy