Aluminum tool plate

Aluminum tool plate is the raw material for mold making that has been very popular among enterprises in recent years. In the aluminum plate series, the main products used for mold manufacturing are the medium hardness 5 and 6 series alloy tool plate aluminum and the stronger hardness 2, 7 series aluminum tooling plate alloy. Enterprises can choose according to different needs.

5 series aluminum tool plate

The 5 series aluminum tool plate belongs to aluminum-magnesium alloy. In addition to having mold manufacturing accidents, aluminum-magnesium alloy is also the most commonly used aluminum plate in the automotive industry. Magnesium has a significant strengthening effect on aluminum alloys. For every increase of 1% of magnesium in the alloy, the tensile strength increases by 34MPa. 5000 series aluminum alloy has medium strength, strong plasticity, good weldability and rust resistance features.

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6 series aluminum tooling plate

The 6 series aluminum tooling plate is an aluminum-magnesium-silicon alloy, and the main alloying elements are magnesium and silicon. The addition of silicon to the alloy can make the aluminum alloy have excellent castability and corrosion resistance. The alloy formed by the three elements of aluminum-magnesium-silicon in a certain proportion has excellent performance and is the main material for manufacturing high-end precision molds.aluminum-tool-plate.jpg

2 series aluminum tool plate

The 2 series aluminum tool plate belongs to aluminum-copper alloy, and the main alloying element is copper. Copper is an important alloy element with a solid solution strengthening effect. After adding copper to aluminum alloy, the aging property is significantly enhanced, and it has a very obvious strengthening effect on the alloy. The effect is best when the copper content is 4%-6% .

7 series aluminum tooling plate

The 7 series aluminum tooling plate is an aluminum-zinc-magnesium alloy, and the main alloying elements are zinc and magnesium. Adding zinc to the alloy alone does not have obvious strengthening effect on the alloy, and will cause problems such as stress corrosion cracking; but AlZn2 formed by two elements of zinc and magnesium has a strong strengthening effect on the alloy, and the alloy’s tensile strength Strength and yield strength increase as the proportion increases. The 7 series aluminum plate is also an important material for the aviation and aerospace industry.