Capalex Aluminium Extrusions

 

Introduction

Aluminium Alloy 7075 is one of the highest strength alloys available.

 

Applications

Alloy 7075 is generally used for aerospace and structural engineering. May find uses in military applications eg. weapons.

Aerospace materials are covered by the ‘L’ series of British standards.

 

 

7075 Aluminium Alloy Data Sheet

Properties given are typical and should only be used for comparisons of alloys. Actual values will depend on section specification.

            Mechanical Properties
Forming Machining Welding Brazing/Soldering Protective Anodising Aesthetic Anodising Temper Restrict Min N/mm Stress Min N/mm
Fair Good Not Suitable Not Suitable Fair Poor T6 480 540

 

Chemical Composition EN AW-7075
Si 0.40
Fe 0.50
Cu 1.2-2.0
Mn 0.30
Mg 2.1-2.9
Cr 0.18-0.28
Zn 5.1-6.1
Ti 0.20
Others (each) 0.05
Others (total) 0.15
Aluminium Remainder

(The chemical composition of aluminium and aluminium alloys is supplied in percentage by mass. Limits are expressed as a maximum unless shown as a range or a minimum)

 

Similar and obsolete specifications
L170 L160
QQ-A-200/11 BS L95
BS L96 DIN AlZnMgCu1.5
ISO AlZn6MgCu DIN 3.4365
UNS A97075 AMS 4154
AMS 4166 AMS 4167
AMS 4168 AMS 4169