Text icon  TALAT Lecture 2202: Structural Aluminium Materials

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Description: This lecture gives information on the types of aluminium alloys available and the semi-fabrication processes used in their manufacture. The treatment is not detailed and anyone requiring further information will use other TALAT material or the contained references.
Keywords: design • product • structural design • pure aluminium • wrought alloys • casting alloys • non-heat treatable alloys • heat treatable alloys • four digit alloy designation system • temper designation • choice of alloy • extrusion • direct extrusion • hydrostatic extrusion • indirect extrusion • sheet • plate • cold rolling • hot rolling • structural applications • availability • cost • heat treatment • solution treatment
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Deformation > Extrusion
Processes > Shaping > Deformation > Rolling
Applications > Construction
Product Forms
Product Forms > Long > Section (rolled and extruded)
Other topics > Business & economics
Created by: H G Johansen, Hydro Aluminium Structures, Karmoy
European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 24 September 2009
Resource ID: 2136