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Alloy 238.0 is a standard general purpose Al-Si-Cu alloy used for high hardness in the as-cast condition, good casting characteristics, and good machinability. This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy, processing effects on typical properties, fabrication characteristics, and applications of this 2xxx series alloy.

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238.0: Al-Cu-Si General Purpose Casting Alloy, Properties and Selection of Aluminum Alloys, Vol 2B, ASM Handbook, Edited By Kevin Anderson, John Weritz, J. Gilbert Kaufman, ASM International, 2019, p 522,

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