Armour Alloys

5052 Aluminum

5052 aluminum has the highest strength out of all the common alloys that are readily available. It also provides some of the best welding characteristics allowing it to be welded in a variety of techniques. 5052 also offers high corrosion resistance and very good formability. Common uses for this material are truck and trailer components, signs, and marine products.


Chemical Composition

Element Type 5052
Copper 0.10 Max
Silicon 0.25 Max
Iron 0.40 Max
Manganese 0.10 Max
Magnesium 2.20-2.80
Zinc 0.10 Max
Chromium 0.15-0.35


Mechanical Properties

Temper Tensile Strength Yield Strength Elongation
5052-O 28,000 13,000 25
5052-H32 33,000 28,000 12
5052-H34 38,000 31,000 10
5052-H36 40,000 35,000 8
5052-H38 42,000 37,000 7


Armour Alloys
Sheet, Plate, Coil
Used in wide variety of applications from aircraft components to home appliances, marine and transportation industry parts, heavy duty cooking utensils and equipment for bulk processing food.
Excellent corrosion resistance in most applications ( i.e. industrial, non-industrial and marine / sea-water applications.
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