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Alloy 5056 can be used for nails and for redrawing rod to make wire. This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy, processing effects on physical and mechanical properties, and fabrication characteristics of this 5xxx series alloy.

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5056 and Alclad 5056: Rod and Wire Alloy, Properties and Selection of Aluminum Alloys, Vol 2B, ASM Handbook, Edited By Kevin Anderson, John Weritz, J. Gilbert Kaufman, ASM International, 2019, p 354–355,

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