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Aluminium Alloy BS L157 2014A-T6 Sheet

Technical Data Sheet

Aluminium alloy BS L157 is the aerospace specification for 2014A-T6 bare sheet and strip. L157 / 2014A is alloyed with copper (3.90-5.00%) giving it high strength levels of 430 N/mm² UTS minimum. As such L157 finds usage in many aerospace and defence high strength applications where is poor corrosion resistance is not a factor. Aircraft Materials stocks L157 in a wide range of sheet thicknesses ready for same day shipment

Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Si Fe Cu Mn Cr Mg Ni Zn Ti+Zr Ti
L157 0.50 - 0.90 0.50 max 3.9 - 5.0 0.4 - 1.2 0.10 max 0.2 - 0.8 0.10 max 0.25 max 0.20 max 0.15 max

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Condition Thickness (mm) 0.2% Proof Stress (MPa) Tensile Strength (MPa) Elongation (%)
L157 T6 0.4-0.8 370 430 6
L157 T6 0.8-1.6 380 440 7
L157 T6 1.6-6.0 390 440 7

Aluminium Alloy BS L157 is available in Sheet and Strip. For all stock availability of Aluminium BS L157 contact Sales.

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