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Are you looking for a durable and versatile material for your next project? Consider 4mm aluminium sheet metal! This high-quality metal, specifically the 1050 grade from Speciality Metals, is strong enough to withstand wear and tear while also being lightweight. Plus, with one side coated, it offers even more protection against corrosion and other damage. At 10.83 kg per metre, it’s easy to handle and work with. So, what can it be used for? The possibilities are endless! From industrial and architectural applications to DIY projects, 4mm aluminium sheet metal is a great choice for those seeking a reliable and adaptable material.
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We offer a wide selection of 4mm aluminium sheet metal plates online from trusted mills within the UK. Providing high-quality, low-priced aluminium sheet products to UK businesses and the general public, Speciality Metals is a leading aluminium metals supplier.
4mm aluminium sheet metal with a 1050 grade and one-side coated is a versatile material that can be used in a wide range of applications. Its lightweight composition of only 10.83 kg per metre makes it ideal for use in transportation, aviation, and construction industries. Additionally, the one-side coated design offers an added layer of protection and durability. Speciality Metals is a reputable source for this type of material, offering high-quality products that meet industry standards. With its strength, durability, and versatility, 4mm aluminium sheet metal is a smart choice for any project that requires a sturdy and reliable material.
We also offer 4mm thick mild steel sheet.
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Sheet metal is also available in mild steel and stainless steel.
Speciality Metals is known to be the United Kingdom’s best up-and-coming small-quantity metal company.
Furthermore we stock a vast range of plain sheet plate options that compliment our mesh range perfectly.
Over 50,000 customers of Specialty Metals are provided with fast, friendly customer service every year. We’re the place to try when you need metal of any shape and size. We’re based in Warrington, UK. We pride ourselves on our rapid turnaround and a large range of options.
Yes, 1050 grade aluminium, also known as 1050A aluminium, can be bent. This grade of aluminium is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility, and high reflective finish. Its high ductility means it can be easily formed by bending or other shaping methods. However, the 4mm thickness might require special equipment or tools to bend without causing damage to the metal.
Remember that when bending aluminium, you need to be cautious about the bending radius. A good rule of thumb is that the minimum bending radius should be at least the same as the thickness of the aluminium sheet. So in your case, a minimum of 4mm radius is recommended to prevent cracking on the bend. The actual bendability also depends on factors like the exact alloy composition, tempering, and heat treatment, so it’s best to consult a specialist if you’re unsure.
In the aviation industry, aluminium is one of the most commonly used materials due to its high strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance, and workability. However, the specific alloys used in aviation tend to be different from the 1050 grade aluminium because they need to withstand higher stress and strain. Commonly used aluminium alloys in aviation include 2024, 6061, and 7075.
Here are a few ways a 4mm aluminium sheet might be used in the aviation industry:
Airframe Construction: Aluminium sheets are widely used in the construction of aircraft fuselages and wings. The sheets are formed and joined together to create the structure of the aircraft.
Interior Panels: Aluminium sheets are also used in the construction of interior components such as overhead bins, galley structures, and seat frames. They are chosen for their strength and light weight.
Repair and Maintenance: In maintenance and repair situations, aluminium sheets can be used to replace or repair damaged parts of the aircraft.
Avionics Racks: These are the frames that house the aircraft’s avionics systems. Aluminium is often used due to its weight-saving benefits and ability to effectively dissipate heat.
Aircraft Skin: The exterior “skin” of an aircraft may also be made of aluminium sheets due to their ability to resist corrosion and withstand environmental exposure.
Yes, you can weld a 4mm 1050 grade aluminium sheet, but it’s important to keep a few things in mind.
1050 aluminium is a series 1000 aluminium alloy, also referred to as a pure aluminium alloy. These alloys are known for their high aluminium content (99% or more pure aluminium), which provides excellent corrosion resistance, good thermal and electrical conductivity, as well as high ductility but low strength.
1050 aluminium can be welded using techniques like Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding or Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding. However, due to the low melting point and high thermal conductivity of 1050 aluminium, you need to carefully control the heat input to prevent warping or burn-through.
We recently published an article all about TIG welding which may be of interest.
Check out our recent article ‘Frequently Asked Questions About Aluminium Sheet Metal’ for a deeper dive into all things aluminium sheeting.
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