3003 aluminum sheet plate

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Alloy 3003
Temper O, H12, H14, H16, H18, H22, H24, H26, H32, H112
Thickness 0.1-500mm
Width 100mm – 2600mm,Customize
Surface Bright, polished, hair line, brush, sand blast, checkered, embossed, etching, etc.
Technical Hot rolled ( DC )、Cold rolling ( CC )、Cast
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What is 3003 aluminum sheet plate?

3003 aluminum plate is the most widely used of all aluminum alloy products, and 3003 aluminum is the representative product of 3000 series (Al-Mn) aluminum alloy.

3003 aluminum alloy is essentially commercially pure aluminum with the addition of 1.2% manganese, which increases its strength by about 20% over 1100 aluminum alloy and offers a tensile strength range of 17 to 30 KSI.

3003 aluminum sheet with protective film

3003 aluminum sheet with protective film

3003 has excellent processability and can be suitable for applications requiring bending, spinning, drawing, stamping and roll forming, weldability (welding or brazing), corrosion resistance.

3003 aluminum sheet has good corrosion resistance to atmosphere. freshwater, seawater, food, organic acid, gasoline, neutral inorganic salt solution.

The 3003 aluminum plate cannot be strengthened by heat treatment, but its properties can be changed through different tempering states.

3003 aluminum sheet is great for anodizing, but it doesn’t respond well to spray paint.

3003 aluminium sheets chemical composition

Chemical Composition Of 3003 Aluminum Alloy

Chemical Element Co H Mg Si+Fe Zr Other (Each) Others (Total) Al
Present(%) 0.05 – 0.20 0.0 – 0.70 1.00 – 1.50 0.0 – 0.60 0.0 – 0.10 0.0 – 0.05 0.0 – 0.15 Balance
Alloy 3003 Spec: BS EN 573-3:2009

High-quality supplier of 3003 aluminum sheet plate

Huawei Aluminum can provide 3003 aluminum sheet plate in different sizes, thicknesses and tempers. The following table shows the common sizes and thicknesses of 3003 aluminum sheets:

Size of 3003 aluminum sheet

  • 3003 4×8 aluminum sheet
  • 3003 5×10 ft aluminum sheet
  • 3003 4×10 ft aluminum sheet
  • 3003 1000x2000mm aluminum sheet
  • 3003 1500x2000mm aluminum sheet
  • 3003 1500x3000mm aluminum sheet
  • 3003 1220x2440mm aluminum sheet
  • 3003 1220x2440mm aluminum sheet
  • 3003 1250x2500mm aluminum sheet

Aluminum sheet plate thickness in mm

  • 0.2mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 0.5mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 1mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 1.5mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 2mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 3mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 5mm thickness aluminum sheet
  • 6mm thickness aluminum plate
  • 10mm thickness aluminum plate

Aluminum sheet plate thickness in inches

  • 0.020 inch 3003 aluminium sheet
  • 0.025 inch 3003 aluminium sheet
  • 0.032 inch 3003 aluminium sheet
  • 0.040 inch 3003 aluminium sheet
  • 0.050 inch 3003 aluminium sheet
  • 0.063 inch 3003 aluminium sheet
  • 0.080 inch 3003 aluminum sheet
  • 0.100 inch 3003 aluminum sheet
  • 0.190(3/16)inch 3003 aluminum sheet
  • 0.125 inch 3003 aluminum plate
  • 0.25(1/4) inch 3003 aluminum plate

3003 aluminum alloy standards and specifications

Aluminum alloy 3003 also complies with the following standards and specifications

standards of 3003 aluminum alloy

3003 Aluminium Sheet Temper 0, H32, H34, H38 as per ASTM B209, ASTM-B-209, EN573, and EN485 international standards.

UNS A93003, AMS-QQ-A-200/1, O, H112, and F

3003-H14 Aluminum Sheet: ASTM-B-209

3003-O Aluminum Sheet: ASTM-B-209

3003 aluminum sheet thickness

3003 aluminum sheet thickness

3003 Aluminum has high plasticity in the annealed temper, good plasticity in semi-cold work hardening, low plasticity in cold work hardening, good corrosion resistance, good weldability and poor machinability. Its common tempers are H12, H22, H14, H18, H24, H26, H112, etc.

3003 aluminum alloy specifications

What is the specifications of 3003 aluminum we can supply

Alloy 3003
Temper O, H12, H14, H16, H18, H22, H24, H26, H32, H112
Thickness 0.2mm-150mm
Width 500-2600mm
Length Clients’ requirement
Coating Polyester, Fluorocarbon, polyurethane and epoxy coating
Coating finish PVDF, POLYESTER(PE)
Surface Bright, polished, hair line, brush, sand blast, checkered, embossed, etching, etc.
Gloss Meet the customer requirement
Total coating thickness PVDF coating: More than 25 micron; Polyester coating: More than 18 micron
Coating hardness (pencil hardness) more than 2H
Impact resistance No cracking or peeling (50kg/cm, ASTMD-2794: 1993)
Flexibility (T-bend) 2T
MEK resistance More than 10
3003 Aluminium Sheet Delivery Time 30-60 days after receiving the prepayment
3003 Aluminium Sheet Packaging Details Standard export package.
One pallet is about 2-3 ton.Two steel belts in width and three in width.
One 20GP container can load about 18-20 tons Aluminium 3003 Sheet.
One 40GP container can load about 24 tons Aluminium 3003 Sheet

Physical Property of 3003 aluminum sheet plate

Density of 3003 aluminum

The density of aluminum alloy is about 2.7g/cm³, 2700kg/cm³, 0.0975lbs/in³,The density of 3003 aluminum alloy is slightly higher than that of pure aluminum, which is 2.73g/cm³.

3003 diamond aluminum sheet

3003 diamond aluminum sheet

Aluminum Melting Point

The melting point of aluminum alloy is 655°C

Density 2.73 g/cm³
Melting Point 655 °C
Thermal Expansion 23.1 x10^-6 /K
Modulus of Elasticity 69.5 GPa
Thermal Conductivity 190 W/m.K
Electrical Resistivity 0.034 x10^-6 Ω .m

3003 aluminum alloy Weldability

Alloy 3003 has very good weldability

It’s best to use a filler rod like the AL 4043 when welding together 3003 aluminum with alloys like 5052, 6062 and 6061.

Fabrication of 3003 aluminum sheet plate

  • Workability – Cold: Very Good
  • Machinability: Acceptable
  • Weldability – Gas: Very Good
  • Weldability – Arc: Very Good
  • Weldability – Resistance: Good
  • Brazability: Very Good
  • Solderability: Very Good

surface of 3003 aluminum sheet plate

3003 aluminum sheet plate with different tempers

Complete Annealing

Heating 390 ~ 430 °C, holding time 30 ~ 120 min depending on the effective thickness of the material. Cooling to 300 °C with furnace at 30 ~ 50 °C/H, then air cooling.

Rapid annealing

Heating from 350 °C to 370 °C, holding time from 30 min to 120 min with different effective thickness. Air or water cooling.

Quenching and aging

Quenching at 500 ~ 510 °C, air cooling, artificial aging at 95 ~ 105 °C, 3H. Air cooling, natural aging at room temperature 120h.

Typical applications of 3003 aluminum sheet plate

3003 aluminum plates are commonly used in ships, vehicle materials. planet plate welding parts. pressure vessels that need strict fire protection, refrigeration devices, television towers. Drilling equipment, transportation equipment, missile components, and armor.

Construction used aluminum sheet

Construction used aluminum sheet

Typical applications of ultra-wide 3003 aluminum sheet. Bus skins, silos, antenna pot materials. wide-width curtain wall panels, and wide-width roof panels.

Typical uses of hot-rolled 3003 aluminum sheet. Power battery shell, automobile heat shield. Fuel tank, water tank, automobile anti-skid plate, battery cover plate, automobile interior. Signs, cans, medical equipment.

3003 aluminum foil coil use. Aluminum foil for honeycomb core, electronic foil. Honeycomb material, meal box material, container foil.

  • Roof and Siding
  • Soundproof ceiling
  • Corrugated sheet
  • Storage tank
  • Pipeline
  • Heat exchanger
  • Air conditioner evaporator
  • Auto Radiator
  • Refrigerator lining
  • Cooking utensils
  • Truck and Trailer Parts
  • Cupboard
  • Ship
  • Signage
  • Siding
  • Aisle
  • Toolbox
  • Cooking utensils
3003 diamond aluminum sheet protect car

3003 diamond aluminum sheet protect car

3003 vs 5052 aluminum sheet

3003 aluminum sheet and 5052 aluminum sheet are typically known as “Common Alloys” because they are two of the most widely specified alloys in the aluminum industry.

3003 aluminum alloy and 5052 aluminum alloy not only have some of the same characteristics, but also have some differences in performance.

Chemical Composition Comparison 3003 vs 5052

Chemical Composition Comparison 3003 vs 5052

Alloy Si Fe Cu Mn Mg Cr Zn Ti
3003 0.6 0.7 0.2 1.0/1.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
5052 .45 0.0 0.1 0.1 2.2 0.15 0.1 0.0

Through the comparison of chemical composition, it is found that both 3003 and 5052 contain Mn and Mg, but their main synthetic elements are different.

The main synthetic element of 3003 aluminum alloy is Mn, while the main synthetic element of 5052 aluminum alloy is Mg, so the 3000 series aluminum alloy is called Al-Mn alloy, while the 5000 series aluminum alloy is called Al-Mg alloy.

chemical tank used 3003 aluminum

chemical tank used 3003 aluminum

Differences in mechanical properties between 3003 and 5052

Both 3003 aluminum plate and 5052 aluminum plate are medium-strength aluminum plates, and their mechanical properties are different in different states.

3003 VS 5052 with mechanical properties

Strength (KSI) Elongation % in 2 In.
Alloy & Temper Ultimate Min. – Max. (KSI) Yield Set 0.2% 1/16” Thick ½” Dia. Brinell Hardness
3003-0 14 – 19 6 30% 40 28
3003-H12 17 – 23 18 10% 20 35
3003-H14 20 – 26 21 8 16 40
3003-H16 24 – 30 25 5% 14 47
3003-H18 27 – – 27 4% 10 55
5052-0 25 – 31 13 25% 30 47
5052-H32 31 – 38 28 12% 18 60
5052-H34 34 – 41 31 10 14 68
5052-H36 37 – 44 35 8% 10 73
5052-H38 39 – – 37 7% 8 77

Beneath the identical country, the mechanical residences of 5052 aluminum plate are because of the mechanical houses of 3003 aluminum plate,The strongest non-heat-treatable sheet and plate in commonplace use, 5052 is hard, sturdy, easily labored, and rather corrosion-resistant. Its versatility and sturdy cost make it one of the maximum serviceable alloys. It has desirable drawing residences and a high fee of work hardening. Because of its resistance to saltwater corrosion, it’s miles used in lots of marine programs.

When comparing 3003 & 5052 in greater element, it is clean that at the same time as the chemical compositions look comparable, they’re alloys that both have plenty in not unusual and additionally sizable variations. And, yet, even as 3003 and 5052 may be ideal for one-of-a-kind programs, for example, you’ll see 3003 endorsed for cooking utensils and 5052 for hydraulic tube, for many others they may be in truth interchangeable, like in sheet steel paintings.

3003 Aluminum vs 6061 Aluminum

We know that the strength of 3003 aluminum alloy has been improved due to the addition of 1.2% Mn element on the basis of pure aluminum, but the strength and hardness of 6061 aluminum alloy are higher than that of 3003 aluminum alloy.

6061 aluminum alloy can be strengthened by heat treatment, but 3003 cannot be heat treated.

6061-T6 is a common aluminum alloy material, T6 refers to the degree of temper or hardness achieved by precipitation hardening. This grade has a good strength to weight ratio. It has excellent formability and weldability and can be used in engineering and structural applications, marine, furniture, etc.

3003 aluminum has good machinability, can be cold worked and welded.

6061 aluminum may be ideal for higher strength and better corrosion resistance. However, for general purpose applications that require good formability and weldability, 3003 aluminum may be a better choice.

6061-T6 vs 3003-H18 in Material properties

6061-T6 vs 3003-H18 in Material properties

Material properties Type 6061 Aluminum alloy Type 3003 Aluminum alloy
Units Metric English Metric English
Yield Strength 276 MPa 40000 psi 185 MPa 26800 psi
Bearing Yield Strength 386 MPa 56000 psi 262 MPa 38000 psi
Shear Strength 207 MPa 30000 psi 110 MPa 16000 psi
Hardness (Brinell) 95 55
Machinability Good Fair

The main reason for choosing 6061 aluminum over 3003 aluminum is its superior strength.

If strength is a major concern, 6061 aluminum is the way to go; it is a stronger, more durable alternative to mild steel and is significantly stronger than 3003 aluminum.

3003 aluminum sheet plate depot

3003 aluminum sheet plate depot

Price comparison of 3003 vs 6061

Although the 6061 aluminum alloy is better than the 3003 aluminum plate in most aspects of performance, the price of the 6061 aluminum plate is much higher than that of the 3003. When choosing an aluminum plate, the price is a very important factor, and it is more affordable when it can meet the performance requirements. The price can better highlight the cost performance of the product.

Huawei Aluminum provides 3003 aluminum sheet/roll and 6061 aluminum sheet/roll at low prices. We support TT and LC payment methods, and our minimum order quantity is only 3 tons. If you need, please contact us at [email protected].

Casting production process and its introduction

The purpose of melting and casting is to produce alloys with satisfactory composition and high purity of melt, so as to create favorable conditions for casting alloys of various shapes.

Melting and casting process steps: batching --- feeding --- melting --- stirring after melting, slag removal --- pre-analysis sampling --- adding alloy to adjust the composition, stirring --- refining --- static Setting——Guide furnace casting.

Hot rolling production process and its introduction

  • 1. Hot rolling generally refers to rolling above the metal recrystallization temperature;
  • 2. During the hot rolling process, the metal has both hardening and softening processes. Due to the influence of deformation speed, as long as the recovery and recrystallization process is too late, there will be a certain work hardening;
  • 3. The recrystallization of the metal after hot rolling is incomplete, that is, the coexistence of recrystallized structure and deformed structure;
  • 4. Hot rolling can improve the processing performance of metals and alloys, reduce or eliminate casting defects.
    • Hot rolling equipment

      Casting and rolling process

      Casting and rolling process: liquid metal, front box (liquid level control), casting and rolling machine (lubrication system, cooling water), shearing machine, coiling machine.

      • 1. The casting and rolling temperature is generally between 680°C and 700°C. The lower the better, the stable casting and rolling line usually stops once a month or more to re-stand. During the production process, it is necessary to strictly control the liquid level of the front tank to prevent low liquid level;
      • 2. Lubrication uses C powder with incomplete combustion of gas for lubrication, which is also one of the reasons for the dirty surface of casting and rolling materials;
      • 3. The production speed is generally between 1.5m/min-2.5m/min;
      • 4. The surface quality of products produced by casting and rolling is generally relatively low, and generally cannot meet products with special physical and chemical performance requirements.
        • Cold rolling production process

          • 1. Cold rolling refers to the rolling production method below the recrystallization temperature;
          • 2. There will be no dynamic recrystallization during the rolling process, and the temperature will rise to the recovery temperature at most, and the cold rolling will appear in a work hardening state, and the work hardening rate will be large;
          • 3. The cold-rolled sheet and strip have high dimensional accuracy, good surface quality, uniform structure and performance, and products in various states can be obtained with heat treatment;
          • 4. Cold rolling can roll out thin strips, but at the same time, it has the disadvantages of high energy consumption for deformation and many processing passes.
            • Casting rolling

              Introduction to finishing production process

              • 1. Finishing is a processing method to make the cold-rolled sheet meet the customer's requirements, or to facilitate the subsequent processing of the product;
              • 2. The finishing equipment can correct the defects produced in the hot rolling and cold rolling production process, such as cracked edge, oily, poor plate shape, residual stress, etc. It needs to ensure that no other defects are brought into the production process;
              • 3. There are various finishing equipments, mainly including cross-cutting, slitting, stretching and straightening, annealing furnace, slitter, etc.

Aluminum alloy has the characteristics of low density, good mechanical properties, good processing performance, non-toxic, easy to recycle, excellent electrical conductivity, heat transfer and corrosion resistance, so it has a wide range of applications.

Aerospace: used to make aircraft skins, fuselage frames, girders, rotors, propellers, fuel tanks, wall panels and landing gear struts, as well as rocket forging rings, spacecraft wall panels, etc.

Aluminum alloy used for aerospace

Aluminum alloy used for aerospace

Transportation: used for car body structure materials of automobiles, subway vehicles, railway passenger cars, high-speed passenger cars, doors and windows, shelves, automotive engine parts, air conditioners, radiators, body panels, wheels and ship materials.

Traffic application

Traffic application

Packaging: All-aluminum pop cans are mainly used as metal packaging materials in the form of thin plates and foils, and are made into cans, lids, bottles, barrels, and packaging foils. Widely used in the packaging of beverages, food, cosmetics, medicines, cigarettes, industrial products, medicines, etc.

Packaging application

Packaging application

Printing: Mainly used to make PS plates, aluminum-based PS plates are a new type of material in the printing industry, used for automatic plate making and printing.

PS printing

PS printing

Architectural decoration: aluminum alloy is widely used in building structures, doors and windows, suspended ceilings, decorative surfaces, etc. due to its good corrosion resistance, sufficient strength, excellent process performance and welding performance.

Aluminum alloy construction application

Aluminum alloy construction application

Electronic products: computers, mobile phones, refrigerator shells, radiators, etc.

Electronic product application

Electronic product application

Kitchen supplies: aluminum pots, aluminum basins, rice cooker liners, household aluminum foil, etc.

Kitchen application

Kitchen application

Packaging Of Aluminum Sheet/Coil

Every detail of packaging is where we pursue perfect service. Our packaging process as a whole is as follows:

Lamination: clear film, blue film, micro-mucosal, high-mucosal, laser cutting film (2 brands, Novacell and Polyphem);

Protection: paper corner protectors, anti-pressure pads;

drying: desiccant;

Tray: fumigated harmless wooden tray, reusable iron tray;

Packing: Tic-tac-toe steel belt, or PVC packing belt;

Material Quality: Completely free from defects such as white rust, oil spots, rolling marks, edge damage, bends, dents, holes, break lines, scratches, etc., no coil set.

Port: Qingdao or other ports in China.

Lead time: 15-45 days.

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