Aluminium EN AW 5083

Aluminium EN AW 5083

EN AW-5083: A specialist aluminium alloy for tool making, mold making and model making. EN AW-5083 is known for its exceptional performance in extreme environments, it is extremely resistant to attack by seawater and industrial chemical environments. 5083 also retains exceptional strength after welding.

  • Cast aluminium
  • Surface machined
  • PVC coated on both sides

Available forms: sheet, plate, cut lengths, circular blanks.

Chemical Composition

SI Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Ni Zn Ti Ga V
Min 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.4  4.0 0.05  – 0.15 0.15  –  –
Max 0.4 0.4 0.1 1.0 4.9 0.25  – 0.15 0.15  –  –
Composition in %, remainder aluminium
Material according to EN 573-3:2013

Equivalent grades

Standard Designation
EN AW EN AW-5083
EN AW Old Al Mg4.5 Mn0.7
BS N8
Italy UNI 7790
Spain L-3321
Sweden 144140
Norway 17215
France AFNOR A-G4,5MC

Features of EN AW-5083

  • Surface machined cast plates
  • Very good machinability
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Good welding properties
  • Low stress and dimensionally stable

Applications:

  • Tool making, mold making and model making
  • Blow molds and injection molds
  • Laminating tools
  • Molds for elastomer materials
  • Molds and heat-stressed parts
  • Molds with welded construction
  • Refrigeration technology

Available stock of machined cast aluminium tooling plate EN AW-5083

Thickness mm Thickness tolerance mm Length x Width mm Length x Width mm Flatness mm
≥ 5 – ≤ 6 ± 0.075 3600 x 1650 6000 x 2200 0.75 – 0.85
≥ 6 – ≤ 13 ± 0.075 3600 x 1650 6000 x 2200 0.35 – 0.43
≥ 13 ± 0.075 3600 x 1650 6000 x 2200 0.075 – 0.125

 

 

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