FORMODAL® BM-400 rolled

plate - forged

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  • Form plate - forged
  • Material Aluminum
  • Material FORMODAL® BM-400 rolled
  • Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
  • DIN -

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Areas of application

Tool making, mould making and model making

Blow moulds and injection moulds

Laminating tools

Areas of application

Moulds for elastomer materials

Moulds and heat-stressed parts

Moulds with welded construction

Areas of application

Refrigeration technology

Features of this material

  • Plates: according to thickness rolled, stretched, forged, compressed
  • Very high strength values - for thick plates and also tool making, mould making and model making in the core area
  • Very good machinability

Features of this material

  • Very good welding properties
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Size range up to a thickness of 700 mm

Information about the material

  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi
  • Aviation
    Aviation No
  • Chemical specifications
    Cr (to) 0.05
    Cu (from) 5.8
    Cu (to) 6.8
    Fe (to) 0.4
    Mg (to) 0.1
    Mn (from) 0.2
    Mn (to) 0.4
    Other 0,05
    Rest Aluminium
    Si (to) 0.3
    Ti (from) 0.02
    Ti (to) 0.1
    Total 0,15
    Zn (to) 0.1

    (a) Includes all listed elements for which no limits are given. (b) The sum of these 'other impurities' whose mass fraction is individually 0,010 % or more is expressed with two decimal places before the summation.

  • Chemical surface treatment
    Anodise - decorative 5
    Anodising - protective anodising 2
    Chromating 2
    Cleaning / degreasing 2
    Hard anodising 3
    Phosphating 2
    Pickling 2
    Shining 4.5
  • Corrosion resistance
    Normal atmosphere 3
    Seawater atmosphere 3
  • Cutting
    Laser cutting 3.5
    Plasma cutting 3
    Sawing 1
    Shear cutting 2
    Waterjet cutting 1
  • Food industry
    suitable according to DIN EN 602 No
  • Forming
    Bending 5
    Deep drawing (conditional) 5
    Drop forging 5
    Extruding 5
    Impact extrusion 5
    Open die forging 5
    Press 5
    Upsetting (Conditional) 5
  • Machining / Machinability
    dimensional stability 2
    Eroding 1
    Etching 2
    hardened 2
    Photo etching 2
  • Material
    Material chemically EN 573-3 FORMODAL BM-400
    DIN -
    DIN (old designation) -
    France AFNOR -
    Italy UNI -
    Norway -
    Spain -
    Sweden -
    United Kingdom BS -
  • Mechanical surface treatment
    Blasting 1
    Brushing 2
    Grinding 2
    Polishing 2
  • Metallic coating
    Galvanising 2
    Nickel coating 2
    Thermal spraying 4
  • Organic coating
    Enamelling 5
    Laminating 2
  • physical properties
    Coefficient of thermal expansion from 20 to 100°C 22.5 K⁻¹10⁻⁶
    Density 2.84 g/cm³
    Electrical conductivity min. 17.4 m/Ω*mm²
    Modulus of elasticity 73.8 GPa
    Specific heat 864 J/(kg·K)
    Thermal conductivity min. 130 W/m*K
  • Soldering
    Brazing 5
    Brazing with flux 5
    Soft soldering 4.5
    Soft soldering with flux 4
  • Welding
    Friction stir welding 2
    Friction welding 2
    Laser 2
    MIG 2
    Plasma 2
    Resistance spot welding 2
    TIG 2
    welding additives
    • S Al 2319
    • S Al Cu6 Mn ZrTi

1 very good
2 good
3 moderate
4 poor
5 unsuited
0 Not specified