5182 Aluminum Sheet

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5182 Aluminum Sheet

A distinctive feature of 5182 aluminum alloy sheet is the presence of a significant amount of magnesium. The alloy’s magnesium content provides it with excellent corrosion resistance and weldability. Champagne Metals distributes and produces 5182 aluminum sheet for companies across North America. We’re available to answer your questions about the alloy.

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Common 5182 Aluminum Sheet Metal Standards

An alloy’s temper refers to its hardness. Aluminum 5182 is available in various tempers, from F to H ratings. F temper alloys are fabricated, while O tempers are made from an annealed metal. When H is used to describe the temper, it means the material is not heat treatable.

The available tempers for 5182 aluminum include:

  • F
  • O
  • H111
  • H112
  • H114
  • H116
  • H12
  • H16
  • H19
  • H28
  • H32
  • H36
  • H38
  • H321

Aluminum 5182 sheet can be cut into a range of dimensions and thicknesses.

More Details About 5182 Sheet Aluminum

Learn more about the features of 5182 aluminum.

Some of the benefits of using 5182 aluminum include:

  • Excellent weldability
  • Good strength
  • Good plasticity/formability
  • Good corrosion resistance

The primary drawback of 5182 aluminum sheet is that the alloy is not heat treatable.

Aluminum 5182 sheet is particularly in demand in the construction and automotive industries. It’s also often used in manufacturing and packaging. Some common uses for 5182 aluminum include:

  • Fuel lines
  • Beverage cans
  • Fuel tanks
  • Metal sheet parts
  • Car doors
  • Light rivets and brackets
  • Electrical appliance shells
  • Hardware
  • Aircraft


Aluminum 5182 sheet metal does not machine well.

The alloy has excellent weldability.

5182 alloy is not heat treatable.

Chemical Properties of Aluminum Sheet 5052

Magnesium makes up a significant part of aluminum 5182’s chemical composition. The elements found in the alloy are:

0.2% 0.35% 0.15% 0.2-0.5% 4.0-5.0% 0.1-0.25% 0.25% 0.1% 0.05%

The remainder of the chemical composition of 5182 is aluminum.

Aluminum Sheet 5182 Mechanical Properties

Hardness, shear strength and other mechanical properties of aluminum 5182 vary based on the metal’s temper. Champagne Metals can help you determine the right temper to choose based on the needs of your application.

Frequently Asked Questions

We regularly get asked questions about the uses of aluminum 5182 as well as other aluminum sheet grades. Below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. We invite you to contact us with any other questions you have.

Aluminum 5182 sheet metal is commonly used in the automotive industry. It often forms the basis of a vehicle’s body, including the doors.

Yes, aluminum 5182 can be anodized, as it reacts well to the process. Anodizing the alloy boosts its corrosion resistance and makes it more durable.

Contact Champagne Metals for 5182 Aluminum Sheet

Champagne Metals strives to provide dependable delivery, high quality and exceptional service to companies across North America. We’re available to answer your questions or provide you with a 5182 aluminum sheet price quote. Contact us today to learn more.

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