Nominal compositions of aluminum foundry alloys


Nominal compositions of aluminum foundry alloys

Table
Nominal compositions of aluminum foundry alloys
alloy elements (percent)
designation casting
process* Si Cu  Mg others** applications
  208.0 S   3.0 4.0 general purpose
  213.0 P   2.0 7.0 cylinder heads, timing gears
  242.0 S, P 4.0   1.5 2.0 Ni cylinder heads, pistons
  295.0 S   1.1 4.5 general purpose
B295.0 P   2.5 4.5 general purpose
  308.0 P   5.5 4.5 general purpose
  319.0 S, P   6.0 3.5 engine parts, piano plates
A332.0 P 12.0 1.0   1.0 2.5 Ni pistons, sheaves
F332.0 P   9.5 3.0   1.0 pistons, elevated temperatures
  333.0 P   9.0 3.5   0.3 engine parts, meter housings
  355.0 S, P   5.0 1.3   0.5 general; high strength, pressure tightness
  356.0 S, P   7.0   0.3 intricate castings; good strength, ductility
  360.0 D   9.5   0.5 2.0 Fe max marine parts, general purpose
  380.0 D   8.5 3.5 2.5 Fe max general purpose
A413.0 D 12.0 large intricate parts
  443.0 D   5.3 2.0 Fe max carburetors, fittings, cooking utensils
B443.0 S, P   5.3 0.8 Fe max general purpose
  514.0 S   4.0 hardware, tire molds, cooking utensils
  520.0 S 10.0 aircraft fittings
A712.0 S 0.5   0.7 6.5 Zn general purpose
*S, sand-cast; P, permanent-mold-cast; D, pressure die-cast.
**Aluminum and impurities constitute the remainder.
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Universalium. 2010.

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