5251 H26 Sheet & Plate

Medium strength aluminium alloy with good ductility.

Aluminium alloy 5251 has good formability and is ideal for general sheet metal work where higher mechanical properties are required.

Mechanical properties shown are for H26 condition.

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Related Specifications

Alloy 5251 also corresponds to the following standard designations and specifications but may not be a direct equivalent:rms to:

  • Al Mg2
  • Al 2.0Mg 0.3Mn

Temper Types

The most common tempers for 5252 aluminium are:

  • H22
  • H24
  • H26
  • O

Properties

Chemical Composition

Applications

  • Boats
  • Panelling and pressings
  • Marine structures
  • Aircraft parts
  • Vehicle panels
  • Furniture tubing
  • Silos
  • Containers

Characteristics

  • Work hardening rapidly
  • Readily weldable
  • High corrosion resistance particularly in marine environments

Additional Information

Weldability

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