SHS Al Alloy 7042

Super high strength aluminum alloy

UES developed SHS AL 7042 aluminum alloy to have superior mechanical properties in temperatures ranging from -269˚ C to 100˚ C. Furthermore, this alloy is over 30% tougher and stronger and has a better stress-corrosion resistance than comparable aerospace alloys. Extruded 7042-T6 products have ~30% higher specific strength than Ti alloys. Forged products made of 7042-T6 are 25-35% stronger and tougher than similar forgings made of 7075-T6 and 7050-T74. Tap or click here for PDF of technical data.

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