AA 5456 is a wrought aluminum-magnesium alloy of relatively high strength with good welding characteristics making it suitable for structural applications. (See also Aluminum 5456, Alloy Digest Al-70, September 1958.) This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, tensile properties, and shear strength. It also includes information on low temperature performance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: Al-316. Producer or source: Various aluminum companies.