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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006733
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... Abstract This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy, processing effects on physical and mechanical properties, fabrication characteristics, and applications of high-strength structural alloy 7050. fabrication characteristics high-strength structural alloy 7050...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006606
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
.... aluminum alloy 2099 aluminum-copper-lithium alloys elastic modulus extrusions fatigue crack growth resistance high-strength alloys mechanical strength plates Alloy 2099 ( Table 1 ) is a third-generation Al-Cu–Li alloy introduced in 2003 to provide an improved combination of strength, elastic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006726
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... 28–32 7050-T7X51 525–540 76–78 29–33 26–30 7050-T7X51 560 81 26–30 24–27 Aluminum 7 xxx alloys with more than 0.25% Cu are not considered weldable by fusion welding. Although the Al-Zn-Mg alloys cannot attain as high a strength level as alloys containing copper, they have...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006594
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... alloys. The high-strength 2xxx alloys, which usually contain approximately 4 wt% Cu, are the least corrosion resistant of the aluminum alloys. Therefore, sheet products are usually clad on both surfaces with a thin layer of an aluminum alloy containing 1 wt% Zn. Because the clad is anodic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006739
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... for plate, die, and hand forgings. The datasheet provides a comparison of the strength, fracture toughness, and fatigue crack growth resistance of alloy 7085 plate with those of the legacy plate alloy 7050. It shows tensile yield and ultimate strength at elevated temperature for various temperatures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006741
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... Abstract The aluminum alloy 7099 is a Kaiser aluminum high-strength Al-Mg-Zn-Cu alloy with zirconium that offers a less quench-sensitive alloy for properties in thicker sections for airframe structures such as wing ribs, spars, and skins, as well as fuselage frames and floor beams...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002406
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... and weldability at medium strengths, see wide use in conventional structural applications. The 2XXX and 7XXX alloys generally are used in applications involving highly stressed parts. Certain alloys and tempers within these classes are promoted for their high toughness at high strength. Stress-corrosion cracking...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... copper, chromium, silicon, and iron from commercial alloys. Consequently, an often-used approach to improve the toughness of high-strength aluminum alloys has been the reduction of iron and silicon levels. The development of improved alloys such as 7475, 7050, and 2124 has hinged, in large part, upon...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006603
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... a performance comparison of 2050 and 7050. alloy thickness aluminum alloy 2050 aluminum-copper-lithium alloys mechanical properties Alloy 2050 is an Al-Cu-Li alloy ( Table 1 ) that was registered in 2004. For this specific chemistry, Li content was set at a maximum value of 1.3% to avoid any...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006746
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... by AMS 4305-2017, “Aluminum Alloy, Extruded Profiles (7449-T79511) 8.1Zn – 1.8Cu – 2.2Mg – 0.16Zr Solution Heat Treated, Stress Relieved, and Overaged,” and MMPDS. In upper-wing structures, alloy 7449-T79511 extrusions are used to stiffen long panels machined from very high strength 7 xxx alloy plates...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006735
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
...), max 0.15 Al bal The combination of high strength and fracture toughness properties ( Tables 2 and 3 ) and corrosion resistance makes 7065 suitable as a replacement for 7010, 7050, 7075, 7475, and other alloys for use in critical intermediate thickness applications. These include...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003618
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... be generally divided into two categories. The first category consists of the copper-containing, high- strength alloys (e.g., 7075, 7050, 7055). These alloys are available in various forms (sheet, plate, extrusion) and are used extensively in the aerospace industry. The second category is low- copper alloys...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006740
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... Abstract Alloy 7097 is a quench insensitive Al-Mg-Zn-Cu-Zr alloy engineered for the most advantageous combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and fracture toughness in thick structural applications. This datasheet provides information on key alloy metallurgy of alloy 7097 and processing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006288
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... Effects in Aluminum Alloys, Age Hardening of Metals , American Society for Metals, 1940, p 8–30 Zinc, when coupled with a smaller percentage of magnesium, results in heat treatable alloys of moderate to very high strength ( Fig. 6 ). Usually other elements, such as copper and chromium, are also...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... is not as significant as that reported for welded steel joints. A comparison ( Ref 25 ) of the fatigue performance of as-welded smooth butt joints in a range of structural aluminum alloys is shown in Fig. 16 . At short lives, fatigue life is more closely related to the different strengths of the materials used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006545
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... Abstract In high-strength aluminum alloys, stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) is known to occur in ordinary atmospheres and aqueous environments. This article discusses the mechanisms of SCC in aluminum alloys, providing information on two main types of SCC models: those of anodic dissolution...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006516
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... process and aluminum production at the Pittsburgh Reduction Company, or PRC (now Alcoa), drastic reductions in the price of aluminum stimulated its use in a wide range of applications. The first alloys developed were necessarily based on (nearly) pure aluminum with insufficient strength for structural...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
.... Processing Effects on Toughness Most alloys used in engineering applications must be processed in some way before they can be used. Processing frequently involves mechanical working at intermediate and high temperatures. Hot working can produce highly directional grain structures (e.g., in aluminum...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006252
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... temperature, as shown in Fig. 3 . For this example, 6 mm (0.24 in.) diameter 7050 alloy tensile specimens were cooled from 470 °C (880 °F) at different rates. The yield stresses vary significantly, illustrating that precipitation during cooling can affect the as-quenched strength and therefore the level...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... material and thus greatly increases resistance to corrosion. Alloys in the 2 xxx series are particularly well suited for parts and structures requiring high strength-to-weight ratios and are commonly used to make truck and aircraft wheels, truck suspension parts, aircraft fuselage and wing skins...