For your business using, it is important to choose suitable aluminium alloy No. Suitable aluminium products not only can increase the working efficiency and finished products quality, but also decrease your expense.
Here are some tips for you to select a suitable aluminum. Generally, you can select according to the application, operating environment, mechanical properties and so on.
- According to the application: Determining the application is key for your aluminium alloy purchasing steps. If you do not know which aluminium alloy is applicable for you business using, you should tell us your application. As a professional aluminium sheets manufacturer, we have rich experience. And for the common application, we can suggest the suitable aluminium alloy No. for you. For example, making sign plate, you can use the 1050, 5052 aluminium. And for your ship building, we may suggest you to choose our 5000 series aluminium magnesium alloy plates.
- According to the required properties: After determining the application, you had better know the required properties.It includes the strength, corrosion resistance, machinability, weldability, formability and so on.
- Knowing the different properties of various aluminium alloy series: Generally, the aluminium can be classified into pure aluminium and aluminium alloys. The 1000 series aluminium is also called pure aluminium because the aluminium content is above 99.9%. And 3000 series has more manganese content than pure aluminium. As for the 5000 series aluminium, the magnesium content is main except for the aluminium content. While, the main chemical content of 6000 series aluminum is magnesium and silicon.
- Compared the difference of aluminium alloy sheets: Different aluminium series has different properties. And the price are different, too. You can compared them from the properties, processing requirements and costs. And then determine the most suitable one for your business.
Finally, if you are first time to buy the aluminium alloy for you company, you can send an inquiry to us with your requirements. And we will arrange our sales manager for helping you choose a suitable aluminum sheet products free.