Aluminium Alloy - BS-L - L156 T4 Sheet

L156 T4 Sheet

Aluminium alloy L156 – 2014A T4 is a medium strength sheet and strip specification.
The standard specifying this grade has been superseded by BSEN 2395


Chemical Composition

Spec: BS L156(1978)

Alloy L156

Chemical Element % Present
Iron (Fe) 0.0 - 0.50
Copper (Cu) 3.90 - 5.00
Manganese (Mn) 0.40 - 1.20
Chromium (Cr) 0.0 - 0.10
Magnesium (Mg) 0.20 - 0.80
Zinc (Zn) 0.0 - 0.25
Nickel (Ni) 0.0 - 0.10
Titanium (Ti) 0.0 - 0.15
Titanium + Zirconium (Ti+Zr) 0.0 - 0.20
Other (Each) 0.0 - 0.05
Others (Total) 0.0 - 0.15
Silicon (Si) 0.50 - 0.90
Aluminium (Al) Balance

Properties

Physical PropertyValue
Density 2.80 g/cm³
Melting Point 640 °C
Thermal Expansion 22.8 x10^-6 /K
Modulus of Elasticity 73 GPa
Thermal Conductivity 155 W/m.K
Electrical Resistivity 40 % IACS

Spec: BS L156(1978)

Sheet -

Mechanical PropertyValue
Proof Stress 255 Min MPa
Tensile Strength 400 Min MPa
Elongation A50 mm 14 Min %

Alloy Designations

Aluminium alloy L156 has similarities to the following standard designations and specifications:  2014A


Temper Types

The most common tempers for L156 aluminium are as rolled and:

  • T4 - Solution heat treated and naturaly aged to a substantially stable condition

Supplied Forms

L156 aluminium is supplied as Sheet and Strip.

  • Sheet
  • Strip
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Last Datasheet Revision

7 January 2014

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