Aluminium Welding Alloy A356

Technical Data Sheet


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Al Si Mg Ti Fe Cu Zn Mn Be Others Others
Alloy A356 Bal 6.5-7.5 0.30-0.45 0.04-0.15 0.09 max 0.05 max 0.05 max 0.05 max 0.0008 0.05 max each 0.15 max each


Used on

Casing refurbishment, repair, attachment, machining faults.
LM8, LM25, 2L99, A356, 356, BSL173
AMS 4217, 4284, 4284, 1356 is a tighter specification than 356 with improved ductility.
SAE 336, 323, B135, SG70B.
MSRR 8011, DTD716, 722, 727.
MSRR 8081.

Cross-Reference of Specifications AMS 4181 (Premium)
ALLOY R-4008
UNS A 94008
AMS 4188/4
AMS 4218
A356, R356
MSRR 8011
MSRR 9500/46
ER4008 (Premium)
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Weld Properties

Melting range 1022° - 1139° F, Density 2.66gm/cc
Hardness 60-105 HV
ALLOY 4008 is an A1SiMgTi welding alloy used with base alloys of similar composition.

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