Category » Aluminum

Aluminum alloys are available in a variety of forms.  It is notoriously known as the most difficult alloy to weld but once the material properties of the alloy being used are known, selection of the product is easier.


ER1100 BARE

FILLER METAL 1100 is a 99% Aluminum wire that is highly resistant to chemical attack and weathering. It is recommended for welding 1100 and 3003 aluminum sheets, plates and shapes

Typical Deposit Analysis
Cu Fe & Si Other Mn Be Al
0.05-0.20 0.95 max 0.15 max 0.05 max 0.0008 max 99.0 min.
Zn          
0.10 max          
  • Specifications: AWS SFA A5.10
  • Classification: ER1100
Typical Deposit Characteristics
Tensile Strength 13-24 ksi
Yield Strength 5-22 ksi
Elongation % 3-35%

ER2319 BARE

FILLER METAL 2319 is widely used in high strength structural and aircraft applications where superior resistance to stress corrosion cracking and high elevated temperature properties are desired. The alloy is heat treatable and provides higher strength and better ductility than the 4XXX filler alloys when welding 2XXX alloys.

Typical Deposit Analysis
Cu Mg Other Fe Mn Si
5.8 - 6.8 0.02Max 0.15Max 0.30 Max 0.20-0.40 0.20 Max
Be Al Zn Ti    
0.0008Max Rem 0.10Max 0.10-0.20    
  • Specifications: AWS SFA A5.10
  • Classification: ER2319
Typical Deposit Characteristics
Tensile Strength 35 ksi
Yield Strength 26 ksi

ER4043 BARE

FILLER METAL 4043 is a 5% Silicon Aluminum filler metal recommended for welding 2014, 3003, 3004, 5052, 6061, and 6101 (in various conditions of heat treatment and 6063 sheets, plates and shapes).

Typical Deposit Analysis
Cu Mg Other Fe Mn Si
0.30 max 0.05 max 0.15 max 0.8 max 0.05 max 4.5 - 6.0
Be Al Zn Ti    
0.0008 max Rem 0.10 max 0.20 max    
  • Specifications: AWS SFA A5.10
  • Classification: ER4043
Typical Deposit Characteristics
Tensile Strength 20-34 ksi
Yield Strength 10-28 ksi
Elongation % 4-12%

ER4047 BARE

FILLER METAL 4047 is a 12% Silicon Aluminum brazing rod that is recommended for torch brazing and dip or furnace brazing of 1060, 1350, 3003, 5005, 6061, 6063, and 7005.

Typical Deposit Analysis
Cu Mg Other Fe Mn Si
0.30 max 0.10 max 0.15 max 0.8 max 0.15 max 11.0-13.0
Be Al Zn      
0.0008 max Rem 0.20 max      
  • Specifications: AWS SFA A5.10/A5.8
  • Classification: ER4047/BA1Si-4
Typical Deposit Characteristics
Tensile Strength 20-34 ksi
Yield Strength 10-28 ksi
Elongation % 4-12%

ER5183 BARE

FILLER METAL 5183 is used in marine and structural applications where high strengths, high fracture toughness for impact resistance, and exposure to corrosive elements are important. It is used to weld 5083, 6061, 6063, 5086, 7005 and 7039 alloys.

Typical Deposit Analysis
Cu Mg Other Cr Fe Mn
0.10 max 4.3 - 5.2 0.15 max 0.05-0.25 0.40 max 0.50-1.0
Si Be Al Zn Ti  
0.40 max 0.0008 max Rem 0.25 max 0.15 max  
  • Specifications: AWS SFA A5.10
  • Classification: ER5183
Typical Deposit Characteristics
Tensile Strength 40-45 ksi
Yield Strength 18-26 ksi
Elongation % 12-16%