Capalex Aluminium Extrusions
Aluminium Extrusions
Capalex Aluminium Extrusions

Aluminium Alloys

These are the ranges of aluminium alloys available from Capalex in the form of extrusions. We offter a wide range, which enable us to offer extrusions to be used in most applications.

Types of Alloys

1xxx

Aluminium of 99% minimum purity

2xxx

Aluminium – copper alloys

3xxx

Aluminium – manganese alloys

4xxx

Aluminium – silicon alloys

5xxx

Aluminium – magnesium alloys

6xxx

Aluminium – magnesium – silicon alloys

7xxx

Aluminium – zinc – magnesium alloys

8xxx

Miscellaneous alloys eg. Aluminium lithium alloys

 

Capalex's Alloys

At Capalex we extrude, machine and fabricate the following alloys; 1050, 1200, 2014, 2014A, 2017A, 2024, 3003, 5083, 6005A, 6060, 6061, 6063, 6063A, 6082, 7020, 7050,7075.

The 6000 and 7000 series aluminium alloys are the most commonly used and have a wide range of applications; Click on the link to download a full table of common extrusion aluminium alloys and their properties.


Chemical Composition

Each Alloy has a different chemical composition, which can be seen on each alloy sheet, click on the alloy you require for more information;

1050, 1200, 2014, 2014A, 2017A, 2024, 3003, 5083, 6005A, 6060, 6061, 6063, 6063A, 6082, 7020, 7050, 7075

 

Further Reading

For more information on aluminium alloys and other technical information click on one of the following external links;

Calculator edge - Online Calculator For Engineer’s and Students

The European Aluminium Association (EAA)

The A to Z of Materials

The Aluminium Federation

High quality finished aluminium components used in retail shop fittings
Precision machined aluminium parts, anodised, used mostly in office desking systems