Alloy Selection

Mechanical Properties

Alloy

Tensile
Strength

Yield
Strength

Elongation
% In 2in.

BHN

319

23,000

13,000

1.5

55-85

356

19,000

-

2.0

40-70

356-T6

30,000

20,000

3.0

55-90

A356

24,000

12,000

4.0

55 MIN.

A356-T6

34,000

24,000

3.5

70-105

Chemical Composition - % by element

Alloy

Si

Fe

Cu

Mg

Mn

Ni

Zn

Sn

Ti

319

5.5-6.5

1.0

3.0-4.0

0.10

0.50

0.35

1.0

-

0.25

356

6.5-7.5

0.60

0.25

20-45

0.35

-

0.35

-

0.25

A356

6.5-7.5

0.60

0.20

20-45

0.10

-

0.10

-

0.20

Bodine Aluminum, Inc
2100 Walton Road, St. Louis, MO
Phone: (314) 423-8200 * Fax: (314) 423-0318
E-mail: sales@bodinealuminum-stl.com

Bodine Aluminum, Inc
2100 Walton Road, St. Louis, MO
Phone: (314) 423-8200 * Fax: (314) 423-0318
E-mail: sales@bodinealuminum-stl.com