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Aluminium 5005


Aluminium 5005 is a medium strength alloy with very good resistance to atmospheric corrosion and very good weldability that is highly suitable for decorative anodising. Please note that whilst alloy 5005 is suitable for anodising, streaks can occur - if the finish you are seeking is critical please specify ‘special anodising quality’ at the time of order.


Alloy 5005 is typically used for:

  • Building - roofing, cladding & corrugated sheet
  • Signage, road signs & name plates
  • Food & chemical equipment
  • Furniture
  • Anodised Parts
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Packaging
  • Pipe and Tube
  • Can Bodies

Supplied Forms

  • Sheet

Temper Types

The most common tempers for 5005 aluminium are: H34 - Stabilised - A low temperature thermal treatment or heat introduced during manufacture which stabilises the mechanical properties and relieves residual internal stress, plus usually improves ductility

Chemical Compositions

Element % Present
Magnesium (Mg) 0.5 - 1.10
Iron (Fe) 0.0 - 0.70
Silicon (Si) 0.0 - 0.30
Zinc (Zn) 0.0 - 0.25
Mangenese (Mn) 0.0 - 0.20
Copper (Cu) 0.0 - 0.20
Others (Total) 0.0 - 0.15
Chromium (Cr) 0.0 - 0.10
Others (Each) 0.0 - 0.05
Aluminium (Al) Balance

Mechanical properties

Property Value
Proof Stress 110 Min MPa
Tensile Strength 145 - 185 MPa
Hardness Brinell 47 HB
Properties above are for material in the H34 condition

General Physical Properties

Property Value
Density 2.70 Kg/m3
Melting Point 655 °C
Thermal Expansion 23.5 x 10-6 /K
Modulus of Elasticity 69.5 GPa
Thermal Conductivity 201W/m.K
Electrical Resistivity 0.033 x 10-6 Ω .m


thyssenkrupp Materials (UK) Ltd
Cox’s Lane
Cradley Heath
West Midlands
B64 5QU

Important Note

Information given in this data sheet about the condition or usability of materials respectively products are no warranty for their properties, but act as a description. The information, we give on for advice, comply to the experiences of the manufacturer as well as our own. We cannot give warranty for the results of processing and application of the products.

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