The plate is supplied in grade 6082T6 which is a good general engineering grade. Due to it’s good machinability it is often used in the manufacture of lost wax dies, jigs & fixtures, parts for cars & motorcycles and also for machined parts for the food processing and packaging industries. Due to it’s higher strength,
All of our aluminium flat bars are extruded. The extrusion process produces bars that have square edges. Unlike sawn plate or guillotined sheet, the corners of the section are smooth, not sharp. The majority of our flat bars are supplied in grade 6082T6. This is a good general engineering grade. Aluminium flat bars in 6082T6
Up to 6mm thick, our aluminium sheet and plate is cold rolled to size. Thicknesses from 1mm – 4mm are supplied in grade 1050 H14, any thicknesses above that are in grade 6082T6. 1050 H14 grade is of a minimum 99.5% pure aluminium. It has excellent formability and is suitable for MIG and TIG welding.