1050 aluminium alloy is an aluminium-based alloy in the “commercially pure” wrought family (1000 or 1xxx series). As a wrought alloy, it is not used in castings. Instead, it is usually formed by extrusion or rolling. It is commonly used in the electrical and chemical industries, on account of having high electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, and workability. 1050 alloy is also sometimes used for the manufacture of heat sinks, since it has a higher thermal conductivity than other alloys. It has low mechanical strength compared to more significantly alloyed metals. It can be strengthened by cold working, but not by heat treatment.
The application of 5052 aluminium sheet are various auto parts, sheet metal parts, mechanical parts, automobiles, aircraft fuel tanks, warships, submarines, containers, household appliance use, refrigerator liners and so on. Performance of 5052 aluminum sheet: Tensile strength (σb): 170～305MPa, Yield strength (σb): 0.2 (MPa), Elastic modulus (E): 69.3～70.7Gpa, Annealing temperature: 345°C.
“What’s the difference between Aluminum Alloys 3003 and Aluminum 5052? If that also sounds like aluminum 5052 that is because both alloys obtain similar characteristics. However, the 5052 alloy has a higher strength and greater corrosion resistance (including to salt water). Its major alloying element is magnesium. Magnesium overcomes the corrosive effects of the iron present in the alloy. It also has better finishing characteristics than the 3003 alloy. These attributes make aluminum 5052 a great fit for food processing equipment and truck trailers as well as marine and aquatic features.”