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Aluminium Alloy 7050 (AMS 4050 / AMS 4342)

 

Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Al Zr Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Other Each Others Total
7050 min 87.3 0.08 - - 2.0 - 1.9 - 5.7 - - -
7050 max 90.3 0.15 0.12 0.15 2.6 0.10 2.6 0.04 6.7 0.06 0.05 0.15

Aluminium alloy 7050 is an aerospace grade of aluminium combining high strength, stress corrosion cracking resistance and toughness. It is particularly suited for heavy plate applications (3" to 6" thick) due to it's lower quench sensitivity and retention of strength in thicker sections. Aluminium 7050 therefore is the premium choice aerospace aluminium for applications such as fuselage frames, bulkheads and wing skins.

Aluminium 7050 plate is available in two tempers. T7651 (AMS 4201) combines the highest strength with good exfoliation corrosion resistance and average SCC resistance. T7451 (AMS 4050) provides better SCC resistance and excellent exfoliation resistance at slightly lower strength levels. Aircraft Materials can also supply 7050 in round bar with temper T74511 (AMS 4342).

Typical Mechanical Properties

 

Material Temper Thickness Tensile Strength (ksi) Yield Strength (ksi) Elongation in 2" %
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7451 <2.0 74 64 10
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7451 2.0 -3.0 73 63 9
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7451 3.0 - 4.0 72 62 9
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7451 4.0 - 5.0 71 61 9
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7651 0.25 - 1.0 76 66 9
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7651 1.0 - 1.5 77 67 9
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7651 1.5 - 2.0 76 66 9
Alloy 7050 Plate (longitudinal) T7651 2.0 - 3.0 76 66 8

 

Material Temper Tensile Strength (ksi) Yield Strength (ksi) Elongation in 2" %
Alloy 7050 Bar (AMS 4340) T76511 79 69 7
Alloy 7050 Bar (AMS 4340) T73511 70 60 8
Alloy 7050 Bar (AMS 4342) T74511 73 63 7

Availability
Aluminum Alloy 7050 is available in Plate, Extruded Wire, Wire, Rod and Bar. View Plate stock for all other stock availability of Aluminium Alloy 7050 contact Sales.

Specifications

Specifications   Extrustions /Part Numbers
AMS 4050: 7050-T7451 Plate
AMS 4107:7050-T74 Die Forging
AMS 4108:7050-T7452 Hand Forgings
AMS 4201: 7050-T7651 Plate
AMS 4333: 7050-T7452 Forgings
AMS 4340: 7050-T76511 Extrusions
AMS 4341: 7050-T73511 Extrusions
AMS 4342: 7050-T74511 Extrusions
  BAC1505-100403-7050-T76511
BAC1506-43-7050T76511
BAC1510-1355-7050T76511
BAC1518-940/7050T76511
BAC1520-1397-7050T76511

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Disclaimer
Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.