3003

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Description

 

Aluminum / Aluminium alloys have high ductility and corrosion resistance. Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy has moderate strength and good corrosion resistance. The strength of this alloy can be increased by cold working.

The following datasheet gives an overview of Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy.

Machinability

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy has good machinability characteristics.

Forming

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy can be formed using conventional hot working or cold working method.

Welding

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy has good weldability.

Heat Treatment

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy does not respond to heat treatment.

Forging

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy can be forged at 260 to 510°C (500 to 950°F)

Hot Working

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy is hot worked at 260 to 510°C (500 to 950°F).

Cold working

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy can be cold worked using all conventional techniques.

Annealing

The Aluminum  / Aluminium3003 alloy is annealed at 413°C (775°F).

Hardening

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy can be hardened by cold working.

Applications

The Aluminum  / Aluminium 3003 alloy is used in ductwork, chemical equipment, and general sheet metal work. It is also used in manufacturing the following items:

  • Cooking utensils
  • Builder’s hardware
  • Pressure vessels
  • Ice cube trays
  • Eyelet stock
  • Awning slats
  • Gas lines
  • Garage doors
  • Refrigerator panels
  • Heat exchangers
  • Gasoline tanks
  • Storage tanks
  • Drawn and spun parts