7178 Aerospace Aluminum: High-Strength and Tough
7178 aerospace aluminum is a high-strength material that is commonly used in the aerospace industry for its excellent strength-to-weight ratio, toughness, and resistance to stress corrosion cracking. It is ideal for use in applications where strength and durability are critical factors, such as aircraft, spacecraft, and other vehicles.
High Strength: 7178 aluminum has a tensile strength of 615 MPa and a yield strength of 570 MPa, making it one of the strongest aluminum alloys available.
Toughness: This alloy has excellent toughness, making it resistant to fracture and fatigue.
Resistance to Stress Corrosion Cracking: 7178 aluminum has good resistance to stress corrosion cracking, which makes it a durable material for use in harsh environments.
Weldability: This alloy is easily weldable, making it ideal for use in applications that require welding.
7178 aerospace aluminum is used in a wide range of aerospace applications, including:
Wing skins and spars
Landing gear components
AMS 4148 standard
Available in sheet, plate, and extrusion forms
Thicknesses range from 0.016 inches to 6 inches
Widths range from 24 inches to 72 inches
Lengths range from 48 inches to 144 inches
We offer 7178 aerospace aluminum in sheet, plate, and extrusion forms, and in a range of sizes and thicknesses. Our aluminum products are manufactured to meet the highest industry standards and can be customized to meet your specific needs.
To place an order or to learn more about our 7178 aerospace aluminum products, please contact us at (310) 538-1377. Our knowledgeable sales team is available to answer your questions and help you find the right material for your application.