Aluminum 5183


INTRODUCTION

Aufhauser Aluminum 5183 was originally developed in 1957 to provide the highest strengths possible in the as-welded condition of alloy 5083 and other similar high-magnesium alloys. The more common filler alloy AL5356 will typically fail to meet the as-welded tensile specification requirements of alloy 5083. The alloy is typically utilized in marine and structural applications where high strengths, high fracture toughness for impact resistance, and exposure to corrosive elements are important. The alloy is not recommended for elevated temperature applications due to its susceptibility to stresss corrosion cracking.

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Welding filler wire
  • Marine and structural

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Non-Heat treatable
  • Principle alloying elements: Magnesium, Manganese, Chromium
  • ISO designation: AlMg4.5Mn0.7 (A)

 

Chemical Composition
Silicon Iron Copper Beryllium Manganese Magnesium Zinc Titanium Chromium Each Total
Other
Aluminum
0.40 0.40 0.10 0.0008 0.50-1.0 4.3-5.2 0.25 0.15 0.05-0.25 0.05 0.15 Remainder

 

PHYSICAL and MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Melting Range 1075-1180°F (579-638°C)
Density at 68°F 0.096 lbs./in³
Resistance to Corrosion A (Gen) A (SCC)
Anodize Color White
 
SPECIFICATIONS MEET OR EXCEED
ANSI/AWS A5.10 (ER & R 5183)

 

STANDARD SIZES AND DIAMETERS
Diameters (inches) Package Form
0.030, 0.035, 3/64, 1/16, 3/32, 1/8 4 & 12 in. Spools
1/16, 3/32, 1/8, 5/32, 3/16, 1/4 Straight lengths

 

TYPICAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF GMAW GROOVE JOINT WELDS
  BASE ALLOY AS WELDED
BASE ALLOY UTS (KSI) UYS (KSI) ELONG (%) UTS (KSI) UYS (KSI) ELONG (%)
5083-0 42 21 22 40 18 16
7039-T61 60 50 14 47 32 14
7039-T64 65 55 13 45 26 12

 

TYPICAL GMAW PARAMETERS
Wire diameter Range Base material
thickness
Suggested Wire feed Gas flow Consumption
100 ft of weld
INCHES AMPS VOLTS INCHES AMPS VOLTS IPM CFH POUNDS
0.030 60-170 13-24 0.062 90 21 350 35 1.5
      0.094 100 22 560   1.8
      0.125 120 22 670   2
      0.187 140 23 780   4
0.035 70-180 15-26 0.062 100 21 350 35 1.5
      0.125 130 22 420   2
      0.250 170 23 640   6
0.047 140-260 20-29 0.094 100 22 150 45 1.8
      0.125 150 23 220   2
      0.250 190 24 320   6
      0.375 220 25 400   16
0.062 190-350 25-30 0.250 200 23 200 55 6
      0.375 230 24 220   16
      0.500 260 26 270   30
      0.750 280 27 300   50
      1.000 300 28 320   105
0.094 280-400 26-31 >1.000 350 30 180 60 105+

NOTE: Parameters based on flat position, groove joint, backing strip, and 100% argon gas.

Newsletter

Keep up with our evolving product features and technology. Enter your e-mail and subscribe to our newsletter.

Latest Tweet

Contact Us

  • Address:
    Aufhauser Corporation
    39 West Mall, Plainview, NY 11803 USA

  • Phone: +1-212-246-0205

  • Email: sales @ brazing.com

Follow Us