Capalex Aluminium Extrusions


Has very high strength and is often used where a mechanical joint is needed. One of the easier to machine high strength alloys.



Used in products for general engineering purposes, structural applications in construction and transportation.

2017A Aluminium Alloy Data Sheet - Remaining details to follow soon

Properties given are typical and should only be used for comparisons of alloys.Actual values will depend on section specification.

            Mechanical Properties
Forming Machining Welding Brazing/Soldering Protective Anodising Aesthetic Anodising Temper Restrict Min N/mm Stress Min N/mm
Good Good Resistance Welding only   Fair Not Suitable      



Chemical Composition EN AW-2017A
Si 0.2-0.8
Fe 0.7
Cu 3.5-4.5
Mn 0.4-1.0
Mg 0.4 - 1.0
Cr 0.1
Zn 0.25
Zr + Ti 0.25
Others (each) 0.05
Others (total) 0.15
Aluminium Remainder

(The chemical composition of aluminium and aluminium alloys is supplied in percentage by mass. Limits are expressed as a maximum unless shown as a range or a minimum)



Similar and obsolete specifications
QQA 222/5 ASTM B 211
ASTM B 316 UNS A 92014
L18 150A
DIN 3.1325 (Germany) A-U46 (France)