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Sawn Aluminium Plate

At MG Metals we carry a large stock range of Aluminium Plate in 6082-T6 / 6082-T651, Aluminium Precision Machined Cast Tooling Plate 5083 and 2014A-T651.

Our extensive on-site processing facilities enable MG Metals to supply sawn aluminium plate cut to your required size meaning little or,  no waste. This enables us to deliver within the UK on very short lead times. 

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6082-T6 / 6082-T651

MG Metals carry a large range of plate in 6082T6 and 6082T651 in thicknesses starting from 1.50mm upto 8" (203.20mm) thick.  The plate sizes we stock are 2520mm x 1270mm and 3020mm x 1520mm and we can cut to your required size to suit your individual requirements and deliver anywhere within the UK on very short lead times.

Aluminium alloy 6082 is a medium strength alloy and has excellent corrosion resitance.  With it being the highest strength of the 6000 series, alloy 6082 is also known as a structural alloy.  Alloy 6082 is the most commonly used for machining in plate form.

The addition of a large amount of manganese controls the grain structure which in turn results in a stronger alloy.

We carry plate in the following tempers.

  • T6 - Solution heat treated and artificially aged.
  • T651 - Solution heat treated, stress relieved by stretching then artificially aged.

Aluminium Precision Machined Cast Tooling Plate 5083

MG Metals carries a large range of Aluminium Precision Machined two sides Tooling Plate in grade EN AW 5083.  The material is stocked in 3020mm x 1520mm and 3670mm x 1570mm and we can offer material sawn to size, on very short lead times, and can deliver to anywhere within the UK.

Rolling ingots are used for production, which have a fine-grained, homogeneous structure with only low microporosity created in a modified casting process and specific heat treatments. The result is precision plates which are distinguished by very uniform flatness, high strength and good technical anodising properties.

There are many advantages of using Precision Machined Cast Tooling Plate such as;

  • Very uniform flatness
  • Extremely low residual stress
  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Very good homogeneity
  • Very precise surface

Typical uses for Precision Machined Cast Tooling Plate include;

  • Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures
  • CNC machining of components
  • Mould making
  • Precision engineering
  • Robotic systems
  • Printing machinery

Our sales team are ready to assist with any enquiries you may have on 01794 521070, or complete the enquiry form on the website.

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