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Aluminium 5454


Aluminium 5454 has very good corrosion resistance, in particular to seawwater and general environmental conditions. Strength is medium to high and similar to ally 5754 with good strength in the temperature range 65 to 170 degrees centigrade. It has a high fatigue strength. It is not suitable for complex or fine extrusions.


This material is used for road transport body building, chemical & process plant, cyrogenics, marine & offshore, pylons, poles and masts and pressure vessels, containers & boilers.

Supplied Forms

  • Sheet
  • Plate
  • Bar
  • Extrusions
  • Treadplate / Patterned Sheet
  • Tube
  • Wire

Alloy Designations

Aluminium alloy 5454 corresponds to the following standard designations and specifications buy my not be a dirct equivalent: A5454, ISO Al Mg3MN and Al 2.7Mg 0.8Mn Cr.

Temper Types

The most common tempers for 5454 aluminium are:

  • O - Soft
  • H111 - Some work hardening imparted by shaping process but less than required for H11 temper.
  • H22 - Work hardened by rolling then annealed to quarter hard.
  • H32 - Work hardened by rolling then stabilised by low temperatire heat treatment to quarter hear.


Formability of Alloy 545 is good in the softer tempers and it can be extruded.


Alloy 5454 has good weldability by some methods but soldering and brazing are not recommended.

Chemical Compositions

Element % Present
Magnesium (Mg) 2.40 - 3.00
Mangenese (Mn) 0.50 - 1.00
Iron (Fe) 0.00 - 0.40
Zinc (Zn) 0.00 - 0.25
Silicon (Sn) 0.00 - 0.25
Chromium (Cr) 0.05 - 0.20
Titanium (Ti) 0.00 - 0.20
Others (Total) 0.00 - 0.15
Copper (Cu) 0.00 - 0.10
Others (Each) 0.00 - 0.05
Aluminium (Al) Balance

Mechanical properties at room temperature

Property Value
Proof Strength 180 Min MPa
Tensile Strength 250 - 305 MPa
Hardness Brinell 74 HB
Properties above are for material in the H22 condition

Reference data for some physical properties (for guidance only)

Property Value
Density 2.69 Kg/m3
Melting Point 645 °C
Thermal Expansion 23.6 x 10-6 /K
Modulus of Elasticity 70.5 GPa
Thermal Conductivity 135W/m.K
Electrical Resistivity 34% IACS


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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