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Data Sheets

Aluminium Alloy

Commercial Alloy


PLANCAST PLUS Plate is available:
> In thicknesses from 5mm to 100mm
> Standard Width 1520mm
> Standard Lengths 3020mm or 4000mm
It is also available in cut pieces

Chemical Composition

5754 Plate
Chemical Element % Present
Manganese (Mn) 0.0 - 0.50
Iron (Fe) 0.0 - 0.40
Magnesium (Mg) 2.60 - 3.60
Silicon (Si) 0.0 - 0.40
Chromium (Cr) 0.0 - 0.30
Copper (Cu) 0.0 - 0.10
Titanium (Ti) 0.0 - 0.15
Zinc (Zn) 0.0 - 0.20
Aluminium (Al) Balance

Generic Physical Properties

Physical Property Value
Density 2.66 g/cm³
Melting Point 600 °C
Thermal Expansion 24 x10^-6 /K
Modulus of Elasticity 70 GPa
Thermal Conductivity 140-160 W/m.K
Heat Capacity 900 J/kgK
Electrical Conductivity 17-23 MS/m

Mechanical Properties

Plate - 5mm - 100mm thick
Mechanical Property Value
Proof Stress 90 Min MPa
Tensile Strength 200 Min MPa
Elongation A50 mm 12 Min %
Hardness Brinell 55 Min HB


This Data is indicative only and as such is not to be relied upon in place of the full specification. In particular, mechanical property requirements vary widely with temper, product and product dimensions. All information is based on our present knowledge and is given in good faith. No liability will be accepted by the Company in respect of any action taken by any third party in reliance thereon.

Please note that the 'Datasheet Update' date shown above is no guarantee of accuracy or whether the datasheet is up to date.

The information provided in this datasheet has been drawn from various recognised sources, including EN Standards, recognised industry references (printed & online) and manufacturers’ data. No guarantee is given that the information is from the latest issue of those sources or about the accuracy of those sources.

Material supplied by the Company may vary significantly from this data, but will conform to all relevant and applicable standards.

As the products detailed may be used for a wide variety of purposes and as the Company has no control over their use; the Company specifically excludes all conditions or warranties expressed or implied by statute or otherwise as to dimensions, properties and/or fitness for any particular purpose, whether expressed or implied.

Advice given by the Company to any third party is given for that party’s assistance only and without liability on the part of the Company. All transactions are subject to the Company’s current Conditions of Sale. The extent of the Company’s liabilities to any customer is clearly set out in those Conditions; a copy of which is available on request.