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.
|Temper||Tensile Strength||Yield Strength||Elongation|
|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.|