Rio Tinto Alloy 242.2 is a heat-treatable, aluminum-copper-magnesium-nickel casting alloy. It is available in the form of ingots to be remelted for the manufacture of sand and permanent mold castings. Alloy 242.0 is used extensively for applications requiring high strength and hardness at elevated temperatures. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, elasticity, tensile properties, and shear strength as well as fatigue. It also includes information on corrosion resistance as well as casting, machining, and joining. Filing Code: Al-463. Producer or source: Rio Tinto Limited.