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Aluminum 2024

Grade Summary: Aluminum 2024 is one of the best known of high strength aluminum alloys. With excellent strength and fatigue resistance it is used to advantage, on structures and parts where a good strength-to-weight ratio is desired. It can be subsequently hardened by artificial ageing.

Typical Applications:

  • Aircraft structural components
  • Transportation industry parts

Available products:

Typical Chemical Analysis:

  • * Cu – 3.80/4.90 *Si – .50 Max. *Fe – .50 Max. *Mn – .30/.90 Max. *Mg – 1.20/1.80 Max
  • *Zn – .25 *Cr – .10 Max. *Ti – .15 Max. *Other- .15 Max. *Al-Remainder

Typical Mechanical Properties**:

  • Tensile Strength (PSI) 68,000
  • Yield Point (PSI) 47,000
  • Elongation *** 20
  • Brinell Hardness 120

* Ranges shown are for .750″ size and under – Chemical Analysis will vary on each heat number
** All values are minimum values and are representative.

Metal Supermarkets offers a variety of shapes and sizes of aluminum, cut to the size you need

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