A.1.1        Aluminium (ISO Al 99.5)

PRODUCT

Type

Metal Alloy

Chemical Composition

99.5% Al

Manufacturer

Corus

30 Millbank

London SW1 4WY

UK

Tel: 0800 008 400

Fax:

Email: customer-services@corusgroup.com

www.corusgroup.com

 

Aluminium Pechiney

Usine de Mercus

09400 Mercus Garrabet

France

Tel: +33 (0)5 61 02 42 00

Fax: +33 (0)5 61 02 42 01

Email:

www.aluminium-pechiney.com

 

Corus Metallversteib Deutschland

Kennedydamm 17

D-40476 Dusseldorf

Germany

Tel: +49 211 4926-0

Fax: +49 211 4926-282

Email:

 

EXPERIENCE & AVAILABILITY

Development Status

Commercial Product

Cost Range

Very Low

Lot Reproducibility

AA 1050, BS 1B, AFNOR A5, DIN Al 99.5

Space Experience

Good

GENERAL PROPERTIES (Physical, Mechanical, Thermal, Electrical, Optical)

Nature

Typical Value

Remarks

Specific Gravity

2.71

@ Room Temperature

Ultimate Tensile Strength

75 to 146 MPa

@ Room Temperature

Proof Stress (0.2%)

55 to 133 MPa

@ Room Temperature

Elongation at Break

25%

@ Room Temperature

Thermal Expansion Coefficient

24 x 10-6 C -1

@ Room Temperature

Thermal Conductivity

230 W m -1 C -1

@ Room Temperature

Electrical Resistivity

0.028 x 10-6 W m

@ Room Temperature

PROPERTIES RELEVANT TO SPACE USE

Nature

Typical Value

Type of Test

Corrosion

Excellent resistance to atmospheric corrosion.

For more severe environments, part can be either:

Chromated

Chromated and painted

Sulphuric anodised, or

Chromic anodised.

 

Stress Corrosion

High resistance.

 

SPECIAL RECOMMENDATIONS

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