Which parts of a car can be made of aluminium plates? And which alloys are suitable materials for these parts? Here are the answers.
The aluminium sheet metal grades are complicated and extensive. They roughly fall on 8 series, each of which begins with a number indicating its series. Here are the details of grades and their properties.
With the increasing social demand for energy saving, car manufacturers are in pursuit of lightweight products. Boasting a low density and an excellent tensile strength, aluminium sheet plates become the best candidates, represented by 5052 aluminium sheet and aluminium plate 5083.
Colorful anodized aluminum plate pieces of various alloys are used in cars now. With different specifications and properties, they serve as structures or housing of different parts of a car: body, chassis, skeleton, seats, shell and doors.
6061 aluminium plate sheet is widely used in mold manufacturing. The mold aluminum pate takes up 80% of of mold materials. Not a few molds, like blow molding dies, low pressure dies, rubber dies, are made of aluminum plate 6061. As a result, the 6061 aluminium sheet is also known as the mold aluminum plate.