Aluminum 3003

Products Offered

  • Wire Cloth
  • Perforated Metal
  • Expanded Metal
  • Bar Grating

Principal Design Features: AL 3003 is an alloy with very good corrosion resistance and moderate strength. It is not heat treatable and develops strengthening from cold working only.

Partial List of Applications: Commonly used in chemical equipment, ductwork, and in general sheet metal work. 3003 is also used in the manufacture of cooking utensils, pressure vessels, builder’s hardware, eyelet stock, ice cube trays, garage doors, awning slats, refrigerator panels, gas lines, gasoline tanks, heat exchangers, drawn and spun parts, and storage tanks.

Machinability: The AL 3003 alloy is readily machined and is considered as having good machinability for the aluminum alloys,.

Forming: This alloy is readily formed by either conventional cold working or hot working.

Welding: Welding is readily accomplished by means of conventional welding methods. Filler rod is generally AL 1100 alloy. When welding AL 3003 to other aluminum alloys, such as 5052, 6061 or 6062 the filler rod should be AL 4043.

 

Aluminum 3003 Chemistry

AluminumBalance
Copper0.05 – 0.2
Iron0.7 max
Manganese1 – 1.5
Remainder Each0.05 max
Remainder Total0.15 max
Silicon0.6 max
Zinc0.1 max

Aluminum 3003 Physical Data

Density (lb / cu. in.)0.099
Specific Gravity2.73
Melting Point (Deg F)1190
Modulus of Elasticity Tension11.4
Modulus of Elasticity Torsion3

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