Aluminium 46500 / A380 / Al-Si8Cu3
Alternative Designations: AlSi8Cu3 | EN AC-46500 (EN) | A-S9U3A-Y4 (AFNOR) | A13800 (UNS)
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The A380 Aluminium gives an excellent combination of machinability, heat transfer and easy casting together with other properties. The fluidity of this material is excellent. It has a good resistance to hot cracking and pressure tightness. The presence of silicon makes it a bit rough. This material is applied in a variety of products such as engine mounts, electrical equipment chassis, generators and even furniture.
Excellent machinability • Easy casting • Hot cracking resistance