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ASM Handbook

Aluminum Science and Technology

Edited by
Kevin Anderson, FASM
Kevin Anderson, FASM
Mercury Marine
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John Weritz
John Weritz
Aluminum Association
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J. Gilbert Kaufman, FASM
J. Gilbert Kaufman, FASM
Kaufman Associates
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ASM International
Volume
2A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-207-5
Publication date:
2018
Book Chapter

Properties of Pure Aluminum[1]

By
J. Gilbert Kaufman
J. Gilbert Kaufman
Kaufman Associates
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Published:
2018
Page range:
31 - 43
Publication history
November 22, 2018

Abstract

The purity of aluminum is generally characterized in one of two ways, by terminology or by the Aluminum Association designation system. This article reviews the properties of pure aluminum in purities from 99.99 percent through commercial purity, 99.00 percent. The mechanical properties of aluminum are discussed in terms of tensile properties, stress-strain relationships, and creep. The article also reviews the physical properties of aluminum, such as atomic structure and nuclear properties, atomic spectrum, crystal structure, density, thermal expansion, and thermal conductivity. It discusses the chemical properties of aluminum and presents a summary tabulation of the mechanical strength, ductility, and hardness of pure aluminum.

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J. Gilbert Kaufman, 2018. "Properties of Pure Aluminum", Aluminum Science and Technology, Kevin Anderson, FASM, John Weritz, J. Gilbert Kaufman, FASM

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