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Aluminium BS L160 Alloy 7075-T73511


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Al Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti Ti+Zr Others Others Total
BS L160 Rem 0.40 0.50 1.2-2.0 0.30 2.1-2.9 0.18-0.28 5.1-6.1 0.20 0..25 0.05 0.15

Aluminium Alloy 7075 offers the highest strength of the common screw machine alloys. The superior stress corrosion resistance of the T173 and T73511 tempers makes alloy 7075 a logical replacement for 2024, 2014 and 2017 in many of the most critical applications. The T6 and T651 tempers have fair machinability. Alloy 7075 is heavily utilized by the aircraft and ordnance industries because of its superior strength.

Typical Mechanical Properties

Material Temper Size (") 0.2% Proof Stress min N/mm Tensile Strength min N/mm On 50mm min % On 5.65v min%
Alloy 7075 Bar T7351 - 190 310 13 -


Aluminium Alloy BS L160 is available in Bars and Sections. For all stock availability contact Sales.

Similar Specifications
EN2127 ( L160 has now been superceded by BS EN2127)


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