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Going Further with Aluminum - Aerospace

Aluminum builds better, more efficient modes of transportation.

The Strength of Aluminum

Aluminum can also be some of the toughest stuff on earth. Often, the metal is used in applications where high-strength and durability are the most important considerations – from cars and trucks to building material to military vehicles. You likely trust aluminum to keep you safe and secure dozens of times a day without even knowing it.

Creating New Alloys

Non Heat-Treatable Alloys

Heat-Treatable Alloys

Commercially Pure Alloys

About the 1xxx series

What is an Aluminum Alloy?

It's in the chemistry.

Aluminum Alloys 101

So what are aluminum alloys and why are they important? 

Aluminum Alloys 101

In 1954, there were 75 registered aluminum alloys.  Today, there are more than 540 registered active compositions and that number continues to grow. That underscores how versatile and ubiquitous aluminum has become in our modern world. So what are aluminum alloys and why are they important?

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