A Guide to the Aluminum Alloy Numbering System

Aluminum is the most abundant mineral on Earth after oxygen and silicon and is the second most used metal globally after iron. It is widely used due to many of its versatile properties. Several properties that are attractive to its users include: Light weight Corrosion resistance Tensile strength Heat capacity Electrical and thermal conductivity Infinitely... Continue Reading →

At thyssenkrupp Materials Copper and Brass Sales - we have a variety of saws from which to choose from to process material for you. Our efficient processing methods enable us to select the best saw for the job. As a result - we can provide the best cost, right cut quality and tolerances in the... Continue Reading →

What You Need To Know About Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet cutting is a precision computer-controlled cutting technology that uses a high-pressure water pump, combined with an abrasive, to cut near net shapes from ferrous and non-ferrous metals and plastics. The pump is capable of releasing up to 3 liters of water per minute through a 0.28-millimeter water nozzle. Adding a flow of garnet to the... Continue Reading →

New Products on Clearance: Aluminum Sheet

Welcome June 2019! A new month with new deals. Aluminum sheet products are now available in the Copper and Brass Sales clearance center. This month's selection of sheet metal on sale ranges from 60" to 144" and comes in a variety of alloys, and quantities. The latest aluminum offers include the following alloys:- 5052- 7075-... Continue Reading →

Materials for Landing Gear Components

by Kevin Moon, thyssenkrupp North America, Director of Aerospace For over 25 years, thyssenkrupp Materials North America has been one of the world leaders in supplying advanced aluminum, copper, and stainless rod and bar from the world's leading mill sources to the meet the most stringent requirements in the aerospace community for landing gear manufacturing.... Continue Reading →

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