Flat, Shaped and Round Wire

Applications 

Architectural applications, Hardware, Signage, Marine applications, Zippers, Screens, Shielding, Rivets, nails, etc.  

Description  

Magnesium is one of the most effective and widely used alloying elements for aluminum, and is the principal element in the 5000 series alloys. These are moderate-to high-strength, non-heat-­treatable alloys that are readily weldable and have excellent resistance to corrosion, even in marine applications.  

Chemistry Typical 

UNS# A95005 | ALUMINUM Balance | ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 

0.50-1.0 Mg, 0.30 Si max, 0.7 Fe max, 0.20 Cu max, 0.20 Mn max, 0.10 Cr max, 0.25 Zn max, 0.05 max other (each), 0.15 max other (total) 


UNS# A95050 | ALUMINUM Balance | ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 

1.1-1.8 Mg, 0.40 Si max, 0.7 Fe max, 0.20 Cu max, 0.10 Mn max, 
0.10 Cr max, 0.25 Zn max, 0.05 max other (each), 0.15 max other (total) 


UNS# A95052 | ALUMINUM Balance | ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 

2.2-2.8 Mg, 0.25 Si max, 0.40 Fe max, 0.10 Cu max, 0.10 Mn max, 0.15-0.35 Cr, 0.10 Zn max, 0.05 max other (each), 0.15 max other (total) 


UNS# A95056 | ALUMINUM Balance | ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 

4.5-5.6 Mg, 0.30 Si max, 0.40 Fe max, 0.10 Cu max, 0.05-0.20 Mn, 0.20 Cr max, 0.10 Zn max, 0.05 max other (each), 0.15 max other (total) 


UNS# A95083 | ALUMINUM Balance | ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 

4.0-4.9 Mg, 0.40 Si max, 0.40 Fe max, 0.10 Cu max, 0.40-1.0 Mn, 0.05-0.25 Cr, 0.25 Zn max, 0.15 Ti max, 0.05 max other (each), 
0.15 max other (total) 


UNS# A95154 | ALUMINUM Balance | ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 

3.1-3.9 Mg, 0.25 Si max, 0.40 Fe max, 0.10 Cu max, 0.10 Mn max, 0.15-0.35 Cr, 0.20 Zn max, 020 Ti max, 0.05 max other (each), 
0.15 max other (total) 

*Contact Ulbrich Wire for request regarding the availability of other aluminum alloys.


Physical Properties 

Typical Density: 0.095 - 0.097 lbs/in3, 2.64 - 2.68 g/cm3

Electrical Conductivity: (% IACS at 68° F, annealed): 29-52% 

Thermal Conductivity: BTU-in/hr-ft2-° F: 
At 68 ° F: 810 - 1390 

Mean Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: µin/in-° F: 
68 - 572 ° F: 14.2 - 14.5 

Modulus of Elasticity: KSI 
10 - 10.3 x 103 in tension 

Melting Temperature: 1055 - 1210 ° F (568 - 654 °C) 


Forms 

Profile, Round, Flat, Square 

Mechanical Properties at Room Temperature 

Properties: Temper 0 

Ultimate Tensile Strength: 18 KSI min (124 MPa min) 
Yield Strength: 6 KSI min (41.4 MPa min) 
Elongation: 24% min 


Properties: Tempered

These alloys can be cold worked to various tempers. 

*Actual physical and mechanical properties are alloy dependent. Contact Ulbrich Technical Service for alloy specific properties.

Additional Properties 

Corrosion Resistance

Contact Ulbrich Wire for specific information. 

Wire Finishes 

XC - Extra clean. Annealed or annealed and cold rolled. Contact Ulbrich Wire with special finish requests. 

Heat Treatment

These alloys are hardenable by cold working. 

Welding 

Contact Ulbrich Wire for specific information. 

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranty: In no event will Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, Inc., be liable for any damages arising from the use of the information included in this document or that it is suitable for the 'applications' noted. We believe the information and data provided to be accurate to the best of our knowledge but, all data is considered typical values only. It is intended for reference and general information and not recommended for specification, design or engineering purposes. Ulbrich assumes no implied or express warranty in regard to the creation or accuracy of the data provided in this document. 

 

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