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5083 ALUMINUM

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ExELL 5083 ALUMINUM is a premium quality aluminum alloy sold in a ready-to-use condition. Stock is available in either CAST MOLD PLATE or PRECISION MACHINED CAST PLATE. This highly engineered aluminum alloy requires no stress relieving after machining.

 

CHARACTERISTICS


Benefits of using ExELL 5083 AI Cast Plate include:

  • High Strength
  • Pre-homogenized and stress relieved
  • Dimensionally stable throughout
  • Extremely low porosity
  • Low weight-to-volume  (density)
  • Lower cost than rolled plate

Physical Properties

Density 0.096 lb/in3
Coefficient of thermal expansion 13.4 μin/in ·°F
Thermal conductivity(@ 68 °F) 69 Btu/ft·hr·°F
Electrical conductivity (@ 68 °F) 29% lACS
Modulus of elasticity 10,200 ksi

Typical Analysis

Si 0.25 Mg 4.70
Mn 0.50 Other 1.00
Cr 0.08 Al Balance

CAST MOLD PLATE

ExELL 5083 AI is manufactured to strict process parameters that assure consistent properties  and characteristics, such as:

  • ExcELLent  machinability
  • ExcELLent  weldability
  • ExcELLent  corrosion resistance
  • Good etching properties
  • Good hard anodizing properties

ExELL 5083 AI Cast Mold Plate is used in a wide range of applications including:

  • Plastic injection molds
  • Molds for composite materials
  • Forming and low pressure blow molds
  • Vacuum form molds
  • Deep drawing molds
  • R.I.M. and R.T.M. molds
  • Rubber molds


Typical Mechanical Properties

Ultimate Tensile Strength 36 ksi Max
Yield Strength 16 ksi Max
Elongation 10 – 16%
Hardness 70 HB

ExELL 5083 AI is manufactured to rigorous standards of special tooling quality for optimum service performance. From primary smelting to casting and through final product testing, the finished product is a material with excellent cleanliness,  structure uniformity and consistent mechanical properties. Some specifics of manufacturing  include:

  • Very precise chemistry control
  • Tight casting process parameters
  • Close tolerance sawing of 6-sides
  • Complete testing and quality assurance

ExELL 5083 Cast Mold Plate is available from stock in the following sizes and tolerances:

Thicknesses:_____________from 4 to 41 inches
Widths:________________vary by thickness with a maximum of 85 inches
Lengths:_______________ can be custom cut from 150 inch maximum lengths

Thickness tolerance:    Sizes <5  inches: +0.125 inchll <24 inches: +0.200 inchll >24 inch: +0.400 inch
Tolerance-width:    Sizes <5 Yz inches: +0.125 inchll <24  inches: +0.200 inchll >24 inch: +0.400 inch
Tolerance-length :    Sizes <5 Yz inches: +0.125 inchll <24 inches: +0.200 inchll >24 inch: +0.400 inch

PRECISION MACHINED CAST PLATE


ExELL 5083 Al is manufactured to strict process parameters to assure consistent properties and characteristics, such as:

  • ExcELLent machinability
  • ExcELLent weldability
  • ExcELLent corrosion resistance
  • Good etching properties
  • Good hard anodizing properties

ExELL 5083 AI Precision Machined Cast Plate is used in a wide range of applications including:

  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Gages, indexing tables and modeling boards
  • Mounting and base plates
  • Pattern plates
  • Where close tolerances and dimensional stability is required

TYPICAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Ultimate Tensile Strength 40 ksi Max
Yield Strength 19 ksi Max
Elongation 15%
Hardness 75 HB

ExELL 5083 Precision Machined Cast Plate is available from stock in the following sizes and tolerances :

Thicknesses:________________from 0.250-4.000 inches by 1/8 inch increments
Widths:___________________ vary by thickness with a maximum of 80 inches
Lengths:__________________can be custom cut from 144 inch maximum lengths

 

Thickness tolerance:__________+0.004 inches
Roughness (Ra):____________0.016 μ inches
Sawing tolerance:___________+0.012 inches
Flatness tolerance:__________Sizes <0.25 in thick: 0.030 inll  <0.50 in thick: 0.016 inl l   >0.50 in thick: 0.005 in

 

This information is intended to provide general data on our products and their uses and is based on our knowledge at the time of publication . No information should be construed as a guarantee of specific propet1ies of the product s described or suitability for a particular application. Ellwood Specialty Steel reserves the right to make changes in practices which may render some information outdates or obsolete. Ellwood Specialty Steel should be consulted for current information and/or capabilities.

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