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Aluminum 5052

What is Aluminum 5052?

Aluminum 5052 has moderate-to-high strength characteristics with good weldability and resistance to corrosion. Due to its light weight, high strength, and attractive finishing capabilities, it can be used to make smaller, thinner components, such as those used in consumer electronics. Aluminum 5052 is also the preferred choice for consumer electronics casings, as well as for larger products, such as laptop computers. 

What is Aluminum 5052 Used For?

The properties of aluminum 5052 include good workability, making it very useful in forming operations. The most common uses include:

  • Consumer electronics
  • Marine components
  • Fuel tanks
  • Oil lines

Southern Tool Steel Stocks Aluminum 5052 in the following:

  • Flats
  • Pipe
  • Plate
  • Rounds
  • Sheet
  • Structural
  • Tubing

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