NEW 5XXX-SERIES ALUMINUM ALLOY FOR AUTO BODY SHEET

A new 5xxx-series aluminum alloy for auto body sheet is described. The new alloy GZ42 which is of Al-Mg-Zn-Cu system was developed to obtain excellent tensile ductility and formability. The most prominent characteristic of the new alloy is its excellent press formability over the other aluminum alloys for auto body sheet. Technical data is presented and discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Uno, T
    • Baba, Y
    • Amitani, T
    • Terai, S
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00315469
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800348
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 19 1980 12:00AM