Alloy 2024 aluminum plates are perhaps the best known and most widely used aircraft alloy. Since it echibits high yield strength and relatively good fatigue resistance,it is readily used on structures and parts where good strength to weight ratio is desired. Because of its good machinability and superior grain structure,alloy 2024 plate is essential for precision fittings and parts. Tough this alloy does not have good corrosion resistance, welding by resistance method or feasible.Typical specifications are ASTM B209, AMS -QQ-Q250/4 AND AMS 4037.
Alloy 2024 plate products are used in fuselage structurals, wing tensin members, shear webs and ribs and structural areas where stiffness, fatigue performance and good strength are required. Sheets products usually alclad are used extensively in commercial and military aircraft for fuselage skins and engine areas elevated temperatures to 250 F are often encountered.
You will find alloy 2024 aluminum in use in a number of critical industrial and commercial applications including:
Fuselage skins in commercial and military aircraft
Wing tension members
Shear webs and ribs
Crew machine products
Veterinary and orthopedic braces
Continental Steel offers a wide variety of alloy 2024 aluminum like plate, sheet, and bar. All of the Aluminum 2024 available from Continental Steel meets or exceeds many leading industry standards including those from ASTM, AMS, DIN, MIL-Spec, QQ, and SAE.
If you want to learn if Aluminum 2024 is right for your needs, please contact us today.
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